Global Information Privacy Manager - Location Flexible

Bright Horizons Family Solutions
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to company growth, Bright Horizons are looking for a Global Information Privacy Manager to join our highly varied In-House Legal Department.

This role will ideally be full time (Monday to Friday), and can be based in one of our support offices located in Rushden, Chesham or London, or can be home based.

Bright Horizons Family Solutions specialises in managing high-quality nurseries that meet the needs of working families, and provides work/life consulting services to employers now operating over 300 nurseries in throughout the UK and Ireland. Bright Horizons has been listed for the last 12 years as one of the country’s top 50 “Great Places to Work” by the Great Place to Work Institute.

The work within the Legal Department is highly varied and covers all legal issues arising from operating a business in the early years, wellbeing and work/life sector. We work in partnership with many departments covering a variety of legal areas such as contracts, commercial property, employment, acquisitions, risk mitigation, legal dispute resolution, litigation and general legal advice.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supporting Bright Horizons’ commitment to protecting the privacy of personal information of children, parents, students, staff and other members of the Bright Horizons community
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining Bright Horizons’ Global Information Privacy Programme, ensuring it complies with all relevant legislation and regulation, such as; GDPR, PIPEDA and US Federal and State laws.
  • Supporting the full management cycle of Bright Horizons’ Global Information Privacy Programme including the assessment of privacy environments (PIAs / Privacy Audits), addressing gaps, and monitoring compliance of the programme via identified metrics.
  • Managing the administration of the Global Information Security and Privacy Steering Group, and participate as the privacy lead in working groups/ projects as necessarily
  • Providing subject matter advice and guidance, including tracking and understanding laws, regulations and best practices related to privacy
  • Supporting with the assessment of vendor’s ability to comply with requirements, both at the time of boarding and throughout the life cycle of the vendor services
  • With oversight from the Information Security and Legal Departments, managing investigations of information privacy incidents – including comprehensive reporting and monitoring of relations remediation
  • Responding and tracking all Data Subject Access requests, ensuring compliance with all responses
  • Creating, maintaining and implementing communication strategies and training programmes to raise privacy awareness and compliance
  • Other related duties, as required
Recommended Experience/ Skills/ Knowledge

  • Privacy certifications, such as CIPP
  • Degree, or equivalent, in an appropriate field such as; information technology, law, management, or equivalent experience
  • Professional project qualification – Prince 2, APM (or equivalent)
  • Proven awareness of global privacy legislative frameworks and its application in multi-national organisations and operations
  • Ability to manage large workloads and multiple projects, with the focus and drive to see projects through to completion
  • Ability to effectively manage risks, while maximising commercial opportunities
  • Ability to perform under pressure, and meet demanding deadlines
  • Influencing and negotiation skills, with personal sensitivity to manage a range of stakeholders
  • Outstanding relationship building skills
Because of the nature of this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. Therefore, it is essential in making your application you disclose whether you have any pending charges, convictions, bind-overs or cautions and, if so, for which offences. This post will be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Therefore, applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are ‘spent’ under the provision of the Act, and, in the event of the employment being taken up; any failure to disclose such convictions will result in dismissal or disciplinary action. The fact that a pending charge, conviction, bind-over or caution has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this appointment.

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