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  • Global Data Privacy Director

  • Location: Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Burscheid
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Ref: 809180
  • Managed by: Samantha Knowles
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Global Data Privacy Director - CPO - Germany

Our client is a leader in the automotive sector with significant global operations, high growth and a world class offering. The company is now searching for a Global Data Privacy Director: Chief Privacy Officer to be located in Germany.

The role

Based in our client's offices in North Rhine-Westphalia, you will be responsible for, inter alia, defining and promoting the company's global data privacy program as well as serving as the company's subject matter expert on global data privacy. This position leads the company's global data privacy, data protection and document retention programs and will serve as the company's Chief Privacy Officer. Ability to understand complex regulatory and contractual requirements and to create effective data privacy protections and safeguards as well as a demonstrable track record in developing strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and working collaboratively across all levels of the organization are fundamental for this role.

The requirements

You will have a B.A., B.S., in Business Administration, Economics, Law, Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent advanced degree from an accredited school as well as a minimum of 10 years related work experience in data privacy and protection management including 5 years of development and support of a global data privacy program in a multinational environment.

CIPP/E and CIPM certifications preferred and you will bring a strong knowledge of US and European data privacy laws and document retention and destruction practices. Fluency in English and German is mandatory and occasional travel is required.

To apply

Please submit your CV and a covering letter in English highlighting your relevant experience and motivation for this position to our retained partners at Laurence Simons: Samantha Knowles samantha.knowles@laurencesimons.com or Angela Floydd: Angela.floydd@laurencesimons.com quoting reference 809180

Role managed by: Samantha Knowles
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