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Assistant General Counsel: Global Privacy And Security

Company name

Nike, Inc

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Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required


Beaverton, OR

Date Last Verified

Mar 20,2018

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Mar 13,2018
Practice Area
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
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Assistant General Counsel: Global Privacy and Security Duties: Responsible for supporting and managing global legal privacy and security (“privacy”) strategies. Help implement global legal privacy strategy, with executive direction as necessary. Help set and drive consistent privacy policy and practices. Formulate and disseminate enterprise-wide policies for US and Global operations, in partnership and consultation with country/GEO counsel responsible for data protection. Help ensure the company has fully documented policies and practices in place, consistent with local laws. Identify issues of highest risk facing the company; propose and drive solutions to address those risks. Provide leadership and engagement with cross-functional teammates including, but not limited to, HR, global sales, information technology, information security, government affairs, communications, and audit. Effectively champion a principles-based privacy approach throughout the company. Drive programs and processes and decisions in support of strategy and principles. Surface and resolve issues that have the potential for brand impact for business and legal consideration. Conduct privacy impact assessments for large IT and enterprise services, programs and systems. Continually test and improve privacy processes and governance. Maintain knowledge of external business and legal landscape in privacy and proactively propose advisable business processes or practices. Maintain knowledge of the relevant information technology systems and applications to drive systematic solutions and improvements. Provide subject matter expertise regarding privacy and security provisions within commercial deals. Grounding in global laws and government activity related to privacy. Partner with government affairs on government policy/regulation affecting the company. Create content and guide delivery of company-wide and roles-based education and awareness of privacy issues and their impact to brand and business. Train agencies, vendors and other contractors in privacy matters. Liaise with privacy professionals at peer companies and industries. Responsible for developing and augmenting internal efforts to create integrated privacy governance by monitoring the relevant legal, regulatory and policy developments, collaborating with external stakeholders.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 5-7 years' privacy experience in a law firm with multinational corporation experience preferred. Experience with cross-border data transfers and methods of ensuring compliance with data protection laws. Experience with privacy and security provisions in commercial agreements. IAPP Certification Preferred. In-depth knowledge of global privacy and information security laws; ability to act as a “subject matter expert” in privacy. Ability to successfully draft and implement privacy policies and processes. Ability to communicate privacy effectively at all levels. Strong team player and ability to work cross-functionally in a complex organizational structure. Sound risk assessment capabilities in rapidly evolving regulated areas. Ability to prioritize and work through ambiguity, focus on business requirements and drive results. Ability to work independently within a multinational organization and be pragmatic and results focused. Can take a dynamic approach to implementing a privacy program.

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Job ID: 00377840

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Hiring Coordinator
Nike, Inc
One Bowerman Drive
Beaverton, OR 97005

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