Overview

This position will support compliance with data privacy rules and regulations for First Data Corporation’s global operations, including data protection, data breaches, data across borders, binding corporate rules, and the EU General Data Protection Regulations.  This position will be based in Coral Springs, Florida and will report to the Deputy General Counsel

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide proactive strategic leadership and guidance on privacy and data security issues across global legal and compliance teams to drive partnership, knowledge-sharing and efficiency.
  • Advise on compliance and best practices across all aspects of global privacy and data protection law and regulation, including data retention, data security and data breaches.
  • Chair the GDPR Steering Group.
  • Support company engagement with government, industry, and consumer groups on privacy issues.
  • Advise on potential business impact of proposed changes to US, EU and other international privacy and data security laws and regulations. Review collection, use and transfers of user data and draft privacy policies and disclosures.
  • Draft and negotiate privacy and data protection-related provisions of complex commercial and technology contracts, including for strategic business partnerships, outsourcing, data processing, joint ventures, M&A transactions and business dispositions.
  • Creatively build upon and drive awareness around privacy and data security issues, including developing and delivering training.
  • Lead data incident response preparedness, including evolving and practicing the Company’s data incident response plan.
  • Oversee Information and Records management including alignment with privacy and security policies.
  • Provide strategic direction and leadership to team and build strong talent and capability aligned to achieve strategic objectives.
  • Ensure teams follow established strategies and deliver on goals and objectives.

Job Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor or LLM from an accredited law school.
  • Licensed to practice law in the US or EU.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience, preferably in a global corporate legal department, with substantial focus on consumer and employee privacy and data security legal and compliance issues.
  • Experience building and/or leading corporate privacy and data security program.
  • Demonstrated collaboration skills including building strong business partnerships along with achieving results.
  • Experience with online, mobile, social networking and digital technology issues.
  • CIPP/E strongly preferred.
  • Technical/systems background a plus.
  • Experience effectively leading, managing and developing team.
  • Demonstrated collaboration skills including building strong business partnerships along with achieving results.
  • Strong interpersonal and team-building skills
  • Ability to work independently and cross-functionally
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and to juggle multiple tasks
  • Ability to influence beyond authority in a complex and matrixed organization
  • Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment
  • Flexibility and a positive attitude
  • Strong speaking, writing and negotiating skills

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