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Data Privacy Counsel Italy & Spain


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


United As One for Patients, our purpose in Healthcare is to help create, improve and prolong lives. We develop medicines, intelligent devices and innovative technologies in therapeutic areas such as Oncology, Neurology and Fertility. Our teams work together across 6 continents with passion and relentless curiosity in order to help patients at every stage of life. Joining our Healthcare team is becoming part of a diverse, inclusive and flexible working culture, presenting great opportunities for personal development and career advancement across the globe.


Your role: In this role, you will act as the business partner and counsel for data privacy in Spain and Italy. In coordination with the company's global Group Data Privacy team, you will implement, maintain and improve the Data Privacy Management System locally. You will support and coordinate the local roll-out of for example global policies, processes, and guidelines and data privacy awareness training. You will identify and manage risks related to data privacy, advise and report to the senior management and serve as the primary contact in data privacy issues. In addition, you will assess local legal trends and you will work with the competent authorities in relevant cases. You will guide to the departments of the company on, among others, the documentation in our ROPA, creating broader awareness, and negotiating with external partners and customers. Being an active member of the wider community of data privacy practitioners and network within the Company, you will liaise with internal key stakeholders and the Data Privacy Office.


Who you are:


  • You have a University degree in Law or equivalent qualification.
  • You have at least 10 -12 years of job experience with a minimum of 5 - 7 years in Data Privacy, preferably in a large company or law firm, within international /matrix organization environment.
  • You have proven Data Privacy experience and a strong level of knowledge in the European GDPR and the Italian as well as preferable the Spanish Data Privacy laws.
  • You are a strong communicator (verbally/written) and have great interpersonal and presentations skills.
  • You possess strong business orientation and good ability to interact with the senior management and other stakeholders.
  • You have a proven track record of working under pressure and a pragmatic and team-oriented / problem-solving working style.
  • You are business fluent in Italian & English; conversational skills in Spanish are preferred.


Role: Expert 3



What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com


We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


Job Requisition ID:  218753
Location:  Rome
Career Level:  E - Professional (10+ years)
Working time model:  full-time

Careers during Covid-19
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US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.

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