Head of Privacy

Head of Privacy

  • Location

    Greater London

  • Sector:

    Life Sciences

  • Job type:


  • Contact:

    Victoria Jackson

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  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

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Job Purpose
This role shall act as the Global Head of Privacy for a consumer health care giant, and is to be based in either their London or US East Coast offices. This is a highly visible and senior-level hire for a data privacy and technology lawyer. This role shall provide strategic leadership and advice to our clients consumer health business on all aspects of data protection. In addition, it shall involve advising on a range of technology and digital matters. This is a critical hire for a business-orientated candidate that will lead the privacy program globally and drive change with expertise ideally gained from a consumer facing business. 
Key Responsibilities
  • Liaise and coordinate with consumer business and compliance teams on global privacy issues.
  • Lead the strategy for external notices and consents, working with their Privacy Centre of Excellence on roll out.
  • Review, interpret and lead the implementation of new laws, official guidance and case law to ensure ongoing compliance.
  • Foster a data protection culture within the company and help implement essential elements of privacy law.
  • Develop and maintain guidance and templates for Consumer Business Unit activities.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and leadership in the following business areas:

- Marketing, ad-tech and digital campaigns.
- Develop and implement internal training to business and legal teams on privacy matters.
- Primary subject matter legal expertise on consent, notice, consent tracking, privacy tech, privacy by design.
- Primary responsibility for third party privacy contracts design, templates and playbook.