Privacy Specialist


  • Full Time

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you’re driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We’re in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Nestle USA is looking for an enthusiastic data privacy specialist to assist the on privacy, data retention, and data security incident response. Serving as the Data Privacy Champion for NUSA, this candidate will be responsible for understanding the main data flows between Nestlé entities and our third party vendors, enhancing and maintaining the OneTrust data map, raising awareness of data privacy requirements within the organization, providing or organizing data protection training for Nestlé employees and contracted staff, handling any privacy queries, requests or complaints, and other responsibilities as needed to support the legal and compliance function.


Privacy program:

Help implement new technical changes to privacy program as required by changing US laws and regulations.
Project manage work with consultants to build privacy management capabilities.
Assist in preparations for updates to senior management on data protection issues and risks, and/or progress on data protection initiatives.
Collaborate with other business areas within the relevant Nestlé entities to ensure they are aware of any risks or initiatives.
Stay informed with industry trends, best practices, and new innovative solutions as it relates to data privacy and governance.
Provide support to wider compliance team with compliance administrative items as needed.
Data inquires, access requests and complaints: Monitor and update processes to handle data subject requests, such as access request, deletion requests, do-not-sell requests and other data rights requests as required by privacy laws.
Respond to personal data inquiries and complaints from employees or retail customers in a timely manner.
Manage process of informing third party vendors and service providers of consumer data rights requests.
Privacy impact assessments: Assist business functions with the undertaking of privacy impact assessments regarding all new system, digital asset or project involving the processing of personal data.
Support the business in managing the mitigation of identified risks and ensure remediation activities are prioritized in accordance with the impact analysis.
Ensure that appropriate measures are taken to mitigate any risk identified as part of an audit.
Data security incident response team: Support cross-functional data security incident response team.
Initiate incident response meetings as necessary, track key details, and following up with larger group regarding action items.

Critical Experiences/Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in applicable fields required.
1-3 years of experience in compliance, with knowledge or eagerness to learn privacy laws (e.g. CCPA, CPRA, and VCDPA).
Experience or eagerness to learn OneTrust or other data mapping platforms.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including but not limited to Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Qualifications/Certifications: IAPP CIPP Certification preferred.
OneTrust Certifications preferred.
Project Management experience preferred.
Paralegal experience helpful but not required.

SKILLS: Service and team orientation, flexibility, collaborative, ability to work in a diverse environment, and good communication and interpersonal skills.
Passion for working with technology, IT systems, and data collection and governance practices.
Interpersonal skills to effectively build relationships with and influence a dynamic and diverse set of stakeholders, including the ability to listen and understand differing perspectives.
Strategic mindset with quantitative, problem-solving, project management, and negotiation skills and a strong desire for progress and continuous improvement.
Proven ability to analyze and present findings in a clear and cohesive manner.
Adept at managing change and working through ambiguity to identify and drive to a solution, both independently and collaboratively with cross-functional teams.

The approximate pay range for this position is $85,000 to $115,000 base. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as geographic location.

Nestle offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefits packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more at About Us | Making an Impact | Nestle Careers (


It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you’re at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you’ve gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

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