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Data Privacy Counsel

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Bayer Corporation

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Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Whippany, NJ

Date Last Verified

Feb 20,2018

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Jan 23,2018
Practice Area
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
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Data Privacy Counsel The candidate will support compliance with Data Privacy processes and governance in the U.S. to actively help to mitigate Data Privacy risks throughout all U.S. legal entities and divisions; Review and propose updates to Data Privacy processes in the U.S. periodically and when needed; confirm alignment of Data Privacy processes in the U.S. with global requirements; Provide legal advice and guidance on Data Privacy topics to management and other internal clients in the U.S. and globally (for global projects with U.S. implications) to confirm that current and proposed activities, policies, business practices and transactions comply with relevant Data Privacy laws and regulations; Follow-up on legal and regulatory developments in the field of Data Privacy; identify trends and potential impacts on the business’s risk management activities; Investigate potential data privacy incidents, identify applicable legal obligations, and support incident response; Work with colleagues in the U.S. Office of Compliance, develop and provide general and targeted U.S. Data Privacy training and U.S. Data Privacy internal communications with the goal of effectively and efficiently helping to mitigate Data Privacy risk to the firm; Negotiate, draft and review the Data Privacy and Security aspects of contracts with internal and external business partners in cooperation with management and the business units to help to effectively manage and mitigate Data Privacy risks via contract terms and conditions; Develop and update Data Privacy templates (e.g., contract language, consents, privacy policies) as business needs and Data Privacy laws and regulations change. Should have JD degree from an accredited U.S. law school and an active license to practice law; 5+ years of experience as an attorney in a law firm and/or in-house counsel, including the following: 3+ years of experience in Data Privacy, including drafting, reviewing and negotiating Data Privacy and Security contract language; Experience providing counseling regarding HIPAA and/or drafting, reviewing and negotiating Business Associate Agreements; Proven deep functional knowledge of U.S. federal and state laws and practices governing the handling and protection of personal data, and awareness of global (and more specifically EU) data privacy laws and practices; familiarity with data and security protection systems protocols (e.g., data loss prevention tools); Experience with investigating potential data privacy incidents and supporting/managing incident response. Should have experience with developing and/or delivering Data Privacy trainings and presentations. Should preferably have experience in a life sciences setting.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Bayer Corporation
100 Bayer Boulevard
PO Box 915
Whippany, NJ 07981-0915

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