Privacy Consultant

TRU Staffing Partners

  • Full Time

Our client, a boutique data privacy consulting firm, is looking for a motivated and engaging Privacy Consultant to join their growing team! This is a fully remote role working closely with the CEO and Founder. The successful candidate will be a hard-working, self-motivated up-and-coming privacy professional who is excited about the opportunity to interact with high level clients on a daily basis. Must have strong experience in OneTrust modules, as well as in preparing and updating data inventories. Additional valuable expertise includes conducting PIAs, preparing assessment reports, writing policies and supporting the implementation of data privacy compliance processes (e.g. DPIAs execution, Data Subject Rights request response, consent management). Working knowledge of major U.S., Canadian, and EU privacy laws (e.g. GDPR, CCPA, CPRA, ePrivacy Directive, PIPEDA) is required. JD and/or IAPP certification is strongly preferred. 

Position Description:

  • Provide strategic advice and business guidance on data privacy matters
  • Prepare and update data inventories in OneTrust and other similar tools
  • Identify and foster strategic partnerships with privacy technology companies
  • Identify and understand client’s processing activities, assets, vendors, and data flows.
  • Support, create, and conduct privacy maturity assessments and privacy impact assessments. Analyze and prepare assessment reports.
  • Work with and identify the individual rights request process for clients.
  • Customize and write individual rights policies for clients for different data regulations.
  • Prepare and assist in the development and delivery of data privacy and security.
  • Create content to attract potential clients (whitepapers, blogs, infographics).
  • Monitor global data privacy regulations (GDPR, CCPA, CPRA, CAN-SPAM, TCPA, Canada, Australia, ePrivacy Directive) and summarize updates
  • Ability to transform external privacy laws into concrete policy & procedures
  • Support the implementation of data privacy compliance processes (e.g. DPIAs execution, Data Subject Rights request response, consent management);
  • Stay up to date on latest privacy innovations, technologies, approaches
  • Define and monitor success metrics for client privacy programs

Requirements:

  • The ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects/initiatives simultaneously and complete them in a timely manner with minimal supervision.
  • A self-starter who thrives without regular oversight.
  • Comfortable with remote work, able to work independently with limited guidance and a self-driven attitude to make it successful.
  • A passion for data privacy and an ability to perform extensive research as required.
  • An exceptional ability to communicate verbally and in writing with a wide variety of audiences (technical and non-technical) about complex technologies and legal requirements using plain and straight-forward language.
  • Outstanding client service skills
  • An experienced writer who has created reports, policies, whitepapers, and blogs
  • Knowledge of or a demonstrated interest in privacy laws such as California Consumer Privacy Act, General Data Protection Regulation, Online Behavioral Advertising Principles, Privacy Risk Models and Frameworks, various state privacy laws and industry regulations.
  • Extremely organized with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, multi-task, adjust to rapidly changing priorities, meet multiple deadlines across all priorities, and drive strategic projects to successful delivery.
  • Familiarity with OneTrust and / or other privacy management software tools
  • Ability to learn new online tools quickly.
  • Some privacy or cybersecurity experience.
  • Working knowledge of major U.S., Canadian, EU privacy laws (e.g. GDPR, CCPA, CPRA, ePrivacy Directive, PIPEDA).
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • JD or IAPP certification a plus

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