Data Privacy Manager

Private Investment Management Firm, Central London
Reference: A/10997

The role exists within Finance & Administration, reporting to Global Privacy Officer (GPO).  The individual will support the GPO in administering and overseeing the firm’s Global Privacy Program including but not limited to development, implementation, and maintenance of policies and procedures, daily operations of the program, monitoring program compliance, investigation and tracking of incidents and breaches, and ensuring compliance with global laws.

 

The role requires strong collaborative relationships with other senior stakeholders in the organization, including managers from Human Resources, the Global Relationship Group, Information Technology, Legal and Compliance, and Risk Services and may also interface with external parties as required.

 

Responsibilities

Essential responsibilities include but are not be limited to:

  • Acting as the firm’s data privacy subject matter expert/spokesperson, both internally and externally
  • Enhancing the global privacy framework
  • Drafting, communicating, and overseeing privacy policies and procedures
  • Assessing privacy-related risks arising from the firm’s operations
  • Assisting the business in designing controls for managing privacy compliance
  • Leading incident responses, including data breach preparedness
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of privacy-related risk mitigation and compliance measures
  • Driving privacy-related awareness and training among employees
  • Partnership with the Chief Information Security Officer to ensure alignment between information security and privacy programs
  • Continued assessment and interpretation of new global privacy laws and their applicability
  • Serving as the Secretary of the firm’s Privacy Council

 

Qualifications

  • Extensive professional experience; financial services industry a plus
  • Experience serving as a Data Privacy Officer or advising companies on privacy program design, implementation, and governance Sound understanding of global data protection laws, including but not limited to GDPR
  • Excellent communication, listening, and writing skills
  • CIPP certification desirable
  • Strong presentation skills; demonstrated ability to present to committee boards and senior management
  • Pragmatic and comfortable working with ambiguity
  • Strong attention to detail and well organized; ability to prioritize, multi-task and work well under pressure
  • Ability to think strategically and have vision while also focusing on the details and execution
  • Self-motivated and works well independently; capable of taking initiative without prompting
  • Strong problem solving techniques, including the ability to identify, research and resolve unfamiliar issues and ability to clearly communicate issues to key stakeholders
  • Ability to collaborate across departments with a professional presence; proven ability to cultivate and maintain strong business relationships at all levels within the organization

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