Privacy Office EMEA

  • Location: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type: Full time

State Street Purpose of Role: The successful candidate will be part of a team supporting the EMEA Businesses across State Street and will play a key role in shaping and managing State Street compliance with all applicable data protection frameworks (in particular the General Data

State Street

Purpose of Role:

The successful candidate will be part of a team supporting the EMEA Businesses across State Street and will play a key role in shaping and managing State Street compliance with all applicable data protection frameworks (in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”))

Major Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will perform an authoritative advisory role in relation to data protection matters. In some areas the successful candidate will have direct responsibility in others the role holders will advise and act through a local network of colleagues. Principal duties and responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and develop knowledge of Privacy laws Regulations and Enforcement monitoring and reporting on new developments and trends across EMEA
  • Provide advice to the Business Units on new business initiatives across new jurisdictions
  • Provide guidance on the implementation and management of cross border data transfer mechanisms
  • Manage the Privacy Impact Assessments/ Data Protection Impact Assessment process across new projects and business initiatives
  • Provide advice and guidance on day to day privacy compliance queries
  • Able to react quickly and confidently to advise on and manage potential breaches/instances of non-compliance Interact with the local network to cooperate with the relevant Supervisory Authority as required
  • Provide support to local network and functions to ensure that local operations meet State Street privacy obligations
  • Interact with the relevant functions to support the development of the most appropriate technical logical and organizational security controls to protect personal data
  • Interact with the First Line of Defense regarding privacy and data protection issues with regard to their business processes
  • Provide advice following both data processing audits and data breaches working with the Business Units to address identified issues Review and refresh policies procedures and guidelines on a regular basis
  • Assist with the design of the Privacy controls compliance framework
  • Develop document communicate and roll out the global privacy program for certain businesses within EMEA
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of the network of privacy professionals across the businesses (in the First and Second Line of Defense). Develop materials and tools that support education training and awareness
  • Ensure privacy training or communications to business teams reflect the applicable legal requirements
  • Liaise and communicate with senior stakeholders
  • Prepare/Review reports and management information for senior managers and the relevant committees

Level of Education / Qualifications:

  • Appropriate professional legal qualifications
  • (preferably a solicitor qualified under the laws of England and Wales).

Skills and Experience:

  • Experienced Privacy professional with strong operational focus
  • Preferably DP BCR (formerly ISEB) or other local equivalent qualification gained from a recognized professional body or IAPP CIPP/E qualified
  • Significant experience in privacy/data protection – at least 5+ years
  • Experience in implementing privacy compliance change programs across global organizations
  • Flexible approach and a strong team player
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills with strong attention to detail
  • Must have a customer orientation with the ability to interact comfortably with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to collaborate and influence colleagues
  • Understanding of compliance control procedures preferably IT controls in addition to operational controls
  • Strong IT proficiency in particular with Word Excel Outlook and Sharepoint
  • Fluent English written and oral communication skills

Required Competencies:

  • Proactive approach to problem solving and ability to adapt to shifting priorities meet deadlines and execute in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to juggle conflicting demands and prioritize effectively