Privacy Manager, Contracts
Groton , Connecticut
December 24, 2016

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Role Description
The candidate who fills this role will join the company Global Privacy Office within the company legal division as a privacy manager with primary responsibility for data protection provisions in contracts with vendors and partners. The candidate will act as point of contact for Privacy Office with the Procurement Department and other business clients during contracting process. The ideal candidate will have experience in drafting and negotiating contracts, and will have a strong understanding of contract language. The candidate will also support the company global privacy program efforts, including risk assessments and remediation efforts.

The successful candidate will establish and maintain a dynamic working relationship with Procurement and other business clients as primary point of contact for consultation for contract initiatives requiring inclusion of terms governing the privacy and security of Personal Information entrusted to third parties, including vendors and collaboration partners with whom the company does business. Contractual responsibilities include:

• Serve as subject matter expert to analyze, negotiate and manage all aspects of privacy and security terms across all contracts, including data transfer terms and EU Standard Contractual Clauses.

• Assist with development of contractual templates, tools, policies and procedures and training materials.

• Maintain data processing and data transfer contracts that are necessary to transfer personal data among various entities in different countries and to third parties.

• Ensure privacy and security templates are used appropriately, including through training activities.

• Support vendor assessment processes.

• Develop relationships with key contractual stakeholders.

• Coordinate with internal and external subject matter experts, including outside counsel.

• Communicate key issues and status to stakeholders in a timely manner.

• Identify opportunities for efficiencies and work to remove obstacles, implementing necessary changes.

Other ongoing day-to-day operational activities required to support the management of an effective global privacy program including conducting risk assessments; support of cross border data transfers; reports and documentation; improving tools and processes, as well as managing alignment across information security, business technology and other units. The successful candidate will work well within a team environment and be able to effectively interface with multiple stakeholders at all levels of management.

Familiarity with contracts should include vendor, managed services, hardware, software, SaaS, and cloud hosted agreements.

• Bachelor's Degree required.

• At least 5 years of experience, preferably at a law firm or legal department of a multi-national company.

• Excellent drafting, negotiating, problem solving, and communications skills.

• Knowledge of data security requirements, privacy laws, and contracting practices regulations and policies preferred.

• Ability to resolve contractual problems, and manage multiple tasks and changing priorities

• Strong customer experience/service/delivery and business acumen.

• Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) helpful but not required

• Attention to detail, good analytical and organizational skills

• Ability to work independently and ask questions when necessary while effectively contributing as part of a team

• Good communication and presentation skills - both oral and written.

Other Information - Internal
Colleagues who are issued an Incident Final Warning (IFW) on or after January 1, 2016, are not eligible to post and compete for a position for a period of 12-months from the date an IFW is issued.

EEO & Employment Eligibility
the company is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. the company also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. the company is an E-Verify employer.

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