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Legal & Compliance - Privacy Manager, Assistant Vice President

Company: The Blackstone Group L.P.
Location: New York
Posted on: February 26, 2021

Job Description:

Legal & Compliance - Privacy Manager, Assistant Vice President New York Job Description: Firm Overview: Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our asset management businesses, with over $571 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at www.blackstone.com . Follow Blackstone on Twitter @Blackstone . Business Unit: Blackstone Legal & Compliance Job Title: Privacy Program Manager Job Description: The Privacy Program Manager will assist the Data Policy and Strategy Officer and the privacy operations team in operationalizing the global privacy program, with a focus on creating and implementing the tools, policies and training needed to enable employees to appropriately and responsibly handle personal data as part of their business activities. Primary job responsibilities include:

  • Privacy Program Management: Ensures the company is executing the global privacy program in compliance with sectoral and jurisdictional laws and regulations. Assists in the development and maintenance of policies, standards, playbooks and standard operating procedures that support global privacy program objectives. Develops and participates in delivering privacy training to employees.
  • Regional Compliance: Helps implement measures throughout the world to ensure compliance with local laws. Maintains registration details, creates registers as may be required by law, and ensures fulfillment of other legislative and regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Business Consultation: Advises on data protection and data handling standards and on appropriate disclosure, notification and consent mechanisms. Assists in the development and negotiation of data sharing agreements, data transfer agreements, in the implementation of model contractual clauses and intragroup data sharing arrangements. Researches and responds to privacy-related questions as these arise.--
  • Data Subject Services: Helps implement and monitor opt-in/out-opt, technical monitoring, and data subject services such as the data subject access request program. Ensures that subject access requests are logged and responded to within the prescribed periods.--
  • Privacy Impact Assessments: Prepare documents, data flows, and other materials related to products (new products, product enhancements, changes to workflows and new use cases) and Protection Impact Assessments (PIAs) and Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs) and conduct periodic compliance assessments of these.--
  • Privacy by Design: Collaborate with Blackstone IT, information security and other teams to ensure incorporation of privacy by design approach into data processing procedures. Works to understand use cases and develop operational procedures for new business scenarios involving internal or external data handling.--
  • Monitoring and Compliance: Monitors country-specific regulatory activities to ensure awareness of changes in regulatory environment globally. Helps develop and manage internal controls relating to privacy legal frameworks. Assists in incident and data breach responses (including evaluating notification requirements).
  • Audit and Assess: Supports ongoing measurement and auditing on overall effectiveness of the privacy program and execution of privacy policies and standards, both internally and by third-party vendors. Investigates and implements technical aids that support compliance.--
  • Other duties as assigned.-- Qualifications: Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who are highly motivated, intelligent, and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors. The successful candidate should have:
    • Minimum of bachelor's degree, masters or law degree preferred
    • CIPP and/or CIPM certification preferred
    • At least 5 years of directly related experience in data protection and governance and/or privacy program management preferred
    • Demonstrated ability delivering results and advancing privacy program maturity
    • Deep understanding of personal data and broad knowledge of data across the business, ideally in the Financial Services industry, but relevant experience from other consumer/regulated industries will also be considered
    • Understanding of IT systems and their connection to data collection and processing
    • Ability to operate effectively in a matrixed environment: building and managing peer and management-level relationships through achievement of results, accountability to schedule, and allocation of resources and meeting customer needs
    • In-depth understanding of privacy policies, principles, and technologies as well as familiarity with privacy control frameworks
    • Experience interpreting privacy regulations
    • Experience in common office business systems such as Microsoft
    • Experience in working with staff compliments of at least 10 people operating in different locations. The candidate should demonstrate the following personal competencies:
      • Ability to understand legal contracts and regulatory requirements quickly, then apply to ensure our compliance. To support this, you will need to collaborate with external experts to meet our goals
      • Strong technical skills, sharp intellect, and ability to understand and analyze difficult, complex compliance and business problems
      • Applies own expertise effectively and demonstrates the ability to work with colleagues to devise pragmatic and creative solutions
      • Demonstrated skills in business partnering and collaboration, and being adept at establishing and sustaining effective working relationships, both within and between departments
      • Prioritization, perspective and focus on critical tasks that add value
      • Excellent organizational skills and follow-through--
      • Excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to explain complex concepts in simple ways
      • Strong judgment and the ability to engender trust
      • Sense of urgency, diligent and conscientious work ethic
      • Calm demeanor, tolerance for ambiguity and confidence
      • Outstanding record of academic achievement and professional accomplishment
      • Excellent attention to detail All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or any other category protected by law. If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete your application, please contact Human Resources at 212-583-5000 (US), +44 (0)20 7451 4000 (EMEA) or +852 3656 8600 (APAC). The Blackstone Group and its affiliates provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital or partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic predisposition, veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, a sex offense or stalking, or any other classification prohibited by applicable law. To submit your application please complete the form below. Fields marked with a red asterisk * are required in order to enter into a possible employment contract (although some can be answered "prefer not to say"). Failure to provide this information may compromise the follow-up of your application. When you have finished click Submit at the bottom of this form. Posted 3 Days Ago Full time 10317 About Us At Blackstone, we look to attract and retain the brightest minds in the business, hiring professionals across a wide range of disciplines. Our employees are integral to the firm's identity, contributing to a culture of integrity, professionalism and excellence. It is their dedication and passion for their work that has helped Blackstone become a trusted partner for some of the largest institutional investors in the world. We encourage independent thinking and reward initiative, while providing services to help employees grow professionally. Our global business platform and brand reputation provide an unparalleled launch pad for growing your career.

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