Data Privacy Officer Senior Director

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Administrative Duties:
  • Directs and oversee the director of privacy and coordinate privacy and data security programs with senior executives globally to ensure consistency across the organization.
  • Develop appropriate sanctions for failure to comply with the corporate privacy policies and procedures.
  • Resolve allegations of non-compliance with the corporate privacy policies or notice of information practices.
  • Work with RSM executive office, the Global Data Privacy Director and other Global resources to develop relationships with RSMi leaders, applicable regulatory bodies, peer firms and other outside leadership entities responsible for privacy and data security.
  • Note: This is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities assigned to this position/candidate.
Incident Response and Data Breach:
  • Administer action on all complaints concerning the organization’s privacy policies and procedures in coordination and collaboration with other similar functions and, when necessary, legal counsel
  • Bachelor’s degree (required)
  • Juris Doctorate or equivalent (required)
  • CIPP, CIPM, CIPT or similar privacy certifications (preferred)
  • CISSP, CISA, CISM or similar technical certifications (preferred)
Technical/ Soft Skills:
  • Excellent conflict resolution and negotiation skills (preferred)
  • Ability to influence change and champion all privacy initiatives within the firm (required). 
  • Ability to manage a variety of tasks, project and privacy activities efficiently and effectively (required).
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and  interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
  • Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
  • Able to work under pressure and manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities
  • Minimum 10 law firm or substantive privacy background and experience.
  • License in good standing to practice law (preferred).
  • Knowledge of business processes and the ability to work with all levels within the firm (required).
  • Experience with building a global privacy program(required) 
  • years proven and progressive experience in a professional services firm (operations, audit, tax, compliance, or legal management experience)
  • Experience with performing research and proposing solutions.
  • Knowledge of domestic and international data privacy regulations.
  • Knowledge of U.S. laws and regulations, such as HIPAA, Gramm-Leach Bliley Act and U.S. state breach notification laws. Also knowledge of the EU Data Protection Directive, Privacy Shield or the EU General Data Protection Regulation.
  • Experience in auditing frameworks and international standards, such as ISO 27001, and familiarity with governance, risk and compliance (GRC) tools and how they can be used to support privacy-related GRC activities.
Leadership Skills:
  • Exceptional business judgment, with the ability to think strategically and give practical advice by balancing business needs with legal risk (required).
  • Strong managerial, communications, analytical, organizational, project management and planning skills (required).

You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

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Job ID req4285
Line of Business: Internal Client Service
SubFunction: Risk Management
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: req4285
Location: One South Wacker Dr Ste 800, , Chicago, IL US
Region: National
Job Category: Corporate Information Technology
Employment Type: Experienced
Degree Required: J.D. - Juris Doctor
Travel: Yes
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