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Data Privacy Counsel and Compliance Officer - New York

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New York, NY

Posted Mar 12, 2021 - Requisition No. 89504

Our Team:

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 Legal team within Bloomberg's Legal & Compliance Department provides Bloomberg with legal guidance on data privacy requirements on a global basis and in a wide range of areas including product development and review, customer agreements, marketing and events, employee matters, data subject requests, internal policies, and privacy notices. The Privacy Compliance team works closely with the Data Privacy Legal team to ensure compliance with current/developing rules and regulations, implement global training programs and monitors privacy risk across the business.

The Role:

Based in our New York headquarters, this will be a phenomenal opportunity to work within the experienced Data Privacy legal and compliance functions. You will be responsible for providing legal advice and compliance support to the Company reporting both to Senior Data Privacy Counsel and 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 legal advice on data privacy requirements and data privacy compliance advice to the business and support functions to ensure compliance with data privacy regulatory and Company requirements and standards
  • Develop data privacy compliance mechanisms for new products and services
  • Be actively involved in product development and product review and drafting relevant customer facing documentation
  • Draft and negotiate contractual provisions with customers, vendors, and partners
  • Respond to third-party questionnaires and inquiries
  • Actively monitor and advise on local and global data privacy legal developments
  • 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:

  • Membership in the New York State Bar or the necessary qualifications to register as in-house counsel
  • 2-5 years of data privacy legal and/or compliance experience at a law firm, in-house and/or in the government
  • A passion and ability to advise senior business people on data privacy matters
  • Prior experience responding to regulator and customer inquiries
  • 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
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with security and risk professionals, engineers, software developers, product development, Human Resources, and other teams
  • Strong communication, 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
  • Track record of operating successfully
  • In-house experience or a client secondment

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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