The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.
Our client, a recognized non-profit headquartered in New York City, is seeking an experienced attorney to serve as their Chief Privacy Officer. This role will be a true strategic partner who guides the organization, its leaders and staff with regard to a wide spectrum of privacy and data security related matters, combines deep subject matter expertise with a complex understanding of the operational, technical, communications and customer implications of policy decisions, and brings strong leadership and project management skills to the cross-functional design, implementation and enforcement of the organization’s privacy and data security policies.
Responsibilities for this role with include the following:
-Build and evolve a comprehensive privacy program governing the collection, use and disclosure of personal data.
-Drive awareness and implementation of the privacy program at all levels of the organization.
-Strategically advise on the development of products and services that anticipate and successfully navigate privacy considerations.
-Counsel on global privacy laws, including GDPR, and other privacy, marketing and data security laws, including CAN-SPAM, TCPA and PCI - DSS.
-Independently or collaboratively draft, review, and negotiate various agreements and responses to RFPs as they pertain to privacy and data security (e.g., vendor and services agreements; government contracts with federal, state and municipal entities; collaborative research requests and proposals).
-Partners with the data governance team, information security teams and the Chief Information Security Officer on data governance policies, practices, standards and certifications.
Candidates should have the following qualifications in order to be considered:
-A strong academic record from top schools
-At least 7-10 years of broad and relevant legal experience with a law firm and/or corporate legal department, much of it spent advising on privacy, data security and data sharing matters.
-Ability to build privacy programs including implementing privacy impact assessments.
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