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Title:  Data Privacy Delivery Manager

Job ID:  86019
Country:  Netherlands
City:  Amstelveen
Professional area:  Legal
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Amstelveen, NH, NL, 1181


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Data Privacy Delivery Manager


What this position is about - Purpose:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Data Privacy Office within the Corporate Governance team. This team brings together under one roof core governance experience and related legal skills and expertise, including in Sanctions, Data Privacy, IT, Contract Management, Corporate Secretary & Holding Legal. 


Facing substantial increase in personal data processing and growing risk and complexity of data protection regulations, JTI is investing in a fit-for-JTI governance structure (a “Data Privacy Office”), in order to:


  • support JTI’s consumer-centric and data-driven ambitions
  • enhance governance and reporting
  • manage robustly the privacy and reputational requirements


The Data Privacy Delivery Manager is responsible for implementing data privacy projects and initiatives to support JTI's global data privacy compliance efforts, as part of the data privacy program. This role reports to the Data Privacy Delivery Director and works closely with the Group Data Protection Director to implement, oversee, and monitor various JTI privacy projects, including drafting and updating policies, developing training for business teams, crafting and supporting implementation of relevant privacy notices, consent statements, data retention standards, and other privacy compliance controls, as well as providing central support and guidance to our markets and functions on data privacy matters. 


What will be the responsibilities:


  • Privacy Management


Deliver privacy projects and initiatives in line with the privacy program and timetable. Ensure timely delivery to adequately mitigate privacy risks. Liaise regularly and consistently with business teams, IT and verticalized Legal function, ensuring that privacy projects will be seamlessly integrated with business processes and the technological landscape. Partner closely with data privacy operations managers and data privacy champions to drive privacy requirements.


  • Reporting & Monitoring


Scope, plan, and implement privacy initiatives under the privacy program umbrella and ensure that these are monitored and reported in a clear and efficient manner to support governance requirements. Drive a smooth deployment with stakeholders when implementing new tools, processes, and privacy controls. Collaborate closely with privacy operations team (stakeholders with support from data privacy operations managers) to fully document and formalize these efforts.


  • Data Privacy Culture & Mindset


Create and embed a data privacy culture and mindset, by supporting the upskilling of data privacy champions and training (structural) data controllers to ensure that data protection is fully understood across the business (everyone is accountable).


  • Collaborate with Key Stakeholders


Ensure that Data Privacy solutions and processes seamlessly integrate within the existing developments (for instance, digital eco systems) by teamwork and alignment with other key stakeholders, for example on the areas of consent management and cookie compliance. Establish a good working relationship and collaborate efficiently with the dedicated BTS support function for the Data Privacy Office. 


  • People/Talent


Facilitate knowledge sharing about data privacy and risks within the Legal community, leveraging where necessary on the Legal talent pool. Develop solid and mutually beneficial relationships with data privacy champions throughout the company.

Who are we looking for - Requirements:


  • Degree with proven experience in Law, Data Protection or Information Technology, or demonstrable similar relevant experience
  • 3-5 years of experience within a legal or compliance role advising on privacy and data protection
  • 3+ years of experience in managing projects, preferably in privacy programs
  • Fluent oral and written English, other language skills a plus


Functional Skills


  • Knowledge of data privacy and data protection regulations, any privacy certifications a plus
  • Insight and excellent knowledge of business and related processes in areas such as Digital & IT, Human Resources (P&C), Legal, Finance, and Marketing & Sales
  • Familiarity with OneTrust suite of privacy products a plus
  • Strong financial acumen


Soft Skills


  • Capable of building and maintaining strong relationships with all relevant stakeholders
  • Results-oriented, able to prioritize, continuous improvement mindset
  • Ability to leverage technology to coordinate with diverse and high-performing teams across a hybrid working environment
  • Accountable and responsible for achieving objectives, including influencing others outside direct-reporting lines


What are the next steps - Recruitment process


Thank you very much for your interest in the role. You are welcome to apply. We will make sure every candidate will receive a reply within 2 weeks after the application deadline; however, not all candidates will be interviewed.



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