Data Privacy Specialist

Posting Date 1 month ago(12/10/2020 5:46 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Location(s)
Bloomington IN United States
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Group Inc.


The Data Privacy Specialist is a subject-matter expert on applicable global privacy regulations. Primary resource for marketing, communications and clinical research teams. Draft/review related agreements and contracts. Update and deliver new-hire and annual employee trainings. Create/maintain employee educational resources (newsletter articles, handouts, intranet site). Draft policy and template language as requested. Support program initiatives as needed.


• High-level understanding of Cook's diverse business activities, the global data privacy program, and the ethics and compliance program.
* Team subject-matter expert on applicable global privacy regulations.
* Primary resource for marketing, communications and clinical teams.
* Develop employee privacy educational materials, articles and resources.
* Draft/review agreements (DPAs, BAAs), contracts, policies as well as template language for the team. Coordinate with global team on DPAs.
* Update and deliver recurring new-hire and annual employee trainings.
* Maintain and update content on global data privacy program intranet.
* Keep pace with assigned responsibilities on global program calendar.
* Actively monitor regulatory landscape in areas of primary responsibility.
* Organize and host employee outreach activities for data privacy.
* Actively engage business partners and encourage open communication.
* Maintain transparency of daily work flow status using team tools.
* Assisting with internal audits and risk assessments as requested.
* Assisting with investigations and incident response as requested.

* Prioritize reading industry papers and briefs, attending webinars and conferences to maintain current knowledge of regulatory landscape.
* Excellent reasoning and judgment - provide sound recommendations that are achievable and demonstrate a willingness to work with business partners to find solutions and risk mitigation if needed.
* Must be able to shift priorities as needed while managing and communicating a dynamic workload.
* Contribute to program maturation efforts and process improvements.
* Excellent oral presentation skills, demonstrable writing skills.
* Professional, approachable demeanor with the ability to communicate with clarity, diplomacy and discretion.
* Must be able to work independently under general supervision. Will occasionally work as part of a larger inter-disciplinary team.
* Must be able to work with and for others as needed.


• Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) and Juris Doctor required.
* CIPP certification preferred.
• Mandatory minimum 5 years experience in the privacy profession.
• Must demonstrate knowledge of HIPAA, GDPR, PCI

* Must possess current knowledge of emerging and changing regulations.
* Demonstrated sincere professional interest in data privacy field.


Physical Requirements:

• Works under general office environmental conditions
• Sitting for extended periods, utilizes close visual acuity for working with computers, etc.
• Must maintain regular, punctual attendance.
* Requires occasional early morning/early evening calls.

• Occasional domestic and international travel required.
• Must be able to travel by plane


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