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Data Privacy Attorney in Salt Lake City, UT

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Company name

Cognizant

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Data Privacy

Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required

Location

USA Salt Lake City, UT

Date Last Verified

Mar 19,2018

Posted on

Feb 26,2018

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Data Privacy Counsel The candidate will provide strategic advice and direction on product and service development privacy issues across the organization. Provide legal compliance support and advice to business and legal teams. Drive, develop and implement privacy activities, projects and strategies. Manage key stakeholders to ensure their support of and alignment with the global privacy program's objectives and requirements. Monitor developments in regulatory and legislative change and best practice and advising the wider organization on necessary organizational changes required. Drive awareness and accountability throughout the organization toward greater business transparency and reinforcing trust from customers, business partners and consumers. Identify, evaluate and manage risks in a way that enables the organization to deliver sustainable business growth. Review and negotiate customer contracts and respond to customer privacy questionnaires and audits. Draft, develop, implement and maintain company's privacy policies, procedures, notices and guidelines and those of individual clients. Instruct and manage outside counsel on issues of local law and practice. Design, develop, coordinate and deliver comprehensive Privacy training programs on privacy regimes in the Americas, their impact in providing services to customers, the company internal support functions and its corporate development. Support growth of new business opportunities by analyzing privacy implications of new products and services and providing guidance on minimizing privacy compliance risk. Develop and conduct privacy impact and risk assessments. Regularly review and evaluate compliance processes to guarantee best practice across all areas of the organization ensuring appropriate monitoring and auditing processes are effectively implemented.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must be a licensed lawyer with 6+ years of experience in private practice or as in-house counsel. Extensive data privacy knowledge and experience is essential both in terms of statutory/regulatory compliance, process and a commercial attitude; an interest in the technology industry and familiarity with cloud services is highly desirable. CIPP/CIPM certification (or equivalent) would be desirable. US or Canadian legal qualifications are high desirable. Spanish language skills are desirable. May require occasional travel within North America.

Additional info

Job Number: 00025153071

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Cognizant
268 South State Street
Suite 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84111