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Data Privacy Counsel China


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.


Acting as business partner and Local Data Privacy Officer for data privacy in PRC. In coordination with our company’s global Group Data Privacy team, you implement and maintain service portfolio elements and consult business stakeholders locally under the framework of our Data Privacy Management System. You support and coordinate the local roll-out of inter alia global policies, processes, guidelines, and data privacy awareness trainings.

You identify and manage risks related to data privacy and cybersecurity, advise and interact with business in China and serve as primary contact in data privacy and Cybersecurity law issues, following both our global framework and local requirements. You participate in and support projects for compliance the Chinese CSL and Chinese privacy regulations on local level. The range of projects extends from medical research, e-commerce, connected products, marketing, HR and IT to the integration of business transactions (M&A).

You cooperate with the global Group Data Privacy team and local business to ensure compliance with China’s international data transfer regulations. In addition, you assess local legal trends and you work with the competent authorities in relevant cases.

You provide guidance to the departments of the company, creating broader awareness and negotiating with external partners and customers. You report to the Regional Data Privacy Officer in APAC, correspond with Local Data Privacy Officers in other countries and work together with a global network. Being an active member of the wider community of data privacy practitioners and network within the organization, you will liaise with internal key stakeholders and the Data Privacy Office. As a member of a cross-functional organization within our company, you have a broad insight into the business units and functions and shape new, exciting developments at a very early stage. You enable the company to maximize its use of data without setting the reputation on risk to implement and maintain compliant IT systems.

Who you are:

  • Undergraduate degree in law (or equivalent)
  • At least 3-6 years of job experience with a minimum of 1-2 years in data privacy, preferably in a large company, law firm, or international environment
  • Knowledge in Chinese privacy regulations and Cybersecurity law with close tracking legislation process (if possible, understanding of European GDPR), certification is a plus
  • Business oriented in interactions with senior management and other stakeholders, and strong affinity for technical questions of information technology and the willingness and ability to constantly follow technical trends in digitization
  • Good communication capabilities in a cross-cultural environment, including the ability to adopt our company standards and expectations as outlined in the relevant policies, guidelines, and codes to local needs
  • Strong communication capabilities in Chinese and English, and demonstrated problem-solving skills and ability to work under pressure, best with working experience in a global matrix organization
  • Healthcare, Life Science, or Electronic industry knowledge preferred


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


Job Requisition ID:  222785
Location:  Shanghai
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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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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