EMEA Data Privacy Compliance Lead

Closing date
23 Oct 2021
Bloomberg's Legal & Compliance Department plays a critical role in supporting our businesses and operations around the world. We move quickly and thoughtfully to help address a variety of complex legal issues that come with being the world's leading financial news and Information Company. Our team is made up of talented and hardworking professionals who think creatively and work collaboratively in an open environment to deliver results, drive innovation, and solve difficult problems. Diversity and inclusion are essential to our success, and we strive to maintain an environment where our employees are empowered to make an impact. We also recognize the value and importance of giving back to our communities, as evidenced by our award-winning pro bono program!

The Data Privacy Compliance team within Bloomberg's Legal & Compliance Department works closely with the Data Privacy Legal team, business and engineering stakeholders to ensure compliance with current/developing rules and regulations, implement global training and communication programs and monitor privacy risk across the business. The Data Privacy Compliance team also leads privacy product reviews and Data Privacy Impact Assessments, manages responses to data subject rights requests, drafts internal policies and coordinates regional privacy-related regulatory filings.

The Role:
Based in our London office, this will be a phenomenal opportunity to work as the EMEA Privacy Compliance Lead, reporting to the Global Compliance Lead for Data Privacy. Your focus will be on data privacy matters, ensuring Bloomberg meets its legal, regulatory, and reputational responsibility. You are ultimately responsible for protecting the personal data of our users, clients, employees and other third parties.

We'll trust you to:
  • Provide data privacy compliance advice to the business and support functions to ensure compliance with data privacy regulatory and Company requirements and standards
  • Be the first point of contact for all data privacy Compliance matters in EMEA
  • Advise and support our Data Privacy Officer(s)
  • Be actively involved in product development and product review, including developing data privacy compliance mechanisms for new products and services
  • Respond to third-party questionnaires and inquiries
  • Assist to implement and maintain the Company's Global Data Privacy Compliance Program, including policies and procedures
  • Prepare and delivery data privacy training addressing employee needs and compliance requirements as well as enhancing employee awareness and knowledge of data privacy requirements and sensitivities
  • Implement appropriate data privacy compliance controls and tools, including working with compliance technology support and other internal functions to make improvements and address any gaps identified

You'll need to have:
  • 6+ years of data privacy legal and/or compliance experience at a law firm, in-house and/or in the government
  • Ability to work independently and effectively manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously
  • A passion and ability to advise and influence senior business people on data privacy matters
  • Subject matter expertise in data privacy laws, rules, regulations, and industry standards
  • Experience in drafting policies, procedures and manuals as well as preparing reports for internal management and responses to regulatory and data subject inquiries
  • Experience responding to regulator and customer inquiries
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with security and risk professionals, engineers, software developers, product development, Human Resources, and other teams
  • Strong communication and belief in privacy as a key business differentiator and core value
  • Excellent presentation and negotiation skills and the ability to thrive in an open office environment and as part of a fast-paced team
  • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills

We'd love to see:
  • Experience working with regulated financial institutions, software and other technology companies
  • A real passion for being part of a global in-house team and contributing to team knowledge
  • Track record of operating successfully
  • In-house experience or a client secondment
  • Law degree preferred, but not required

If this sounds like you:
Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this: http://www.bloomberg.com/professional

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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