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Global Data Privacy Manager Job in Elyria, Ohio US

Global Data Privacy Manager

Invacare Corporation - Elyria, OH

Posted: 5/13/2021 - Expires: 8/11/2021

Job ID: 227269057


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Essential Functions:

Manage and develop Invacare's privacy policies and procedures and ensure consistency across the global business units

Develop guidelines and procedures for identifying privacy risk and evaluating privacy implications of new projects or systems

Support Global Change Control Board on privacy matters

Provide privacy training among employees across geographies

Maintain processes to enable compliant cross-border data transfers including coordination of the Privacy Shield verification process

Lead incident response, including data breach preparedness and incident investigations

Assess and address privacy-related risks and requests arising from customers, suppliers and projects

Conduct Data Privacy Impact Assessments to identify risks associated with data processing activities and customer facing websites

Manage processes for compliance to various regional privacy laws and regulations, including GDPR and CCPA

Manage and develop policies and procedures for handling Privacy Information Requests from internal and external data subjects

Review contracts with external vendors to address privacy-related risk mitigation and compliance measures

Design controls for ensuring privacy by design for new digital product developments, platforms and initiatives

Coordinate a network of GDPR compliance liaisons across all sites in EMEA region

Serve as contact point of GDPR supervisory authorities, in conjunction with the Legal Department, on data privacy issues

Coordinate third-party process for conducting a global data privacy gap assessment to identify compliance program maturity and coordinate appropriate remediation activities

Complete all required training applicable to assigned position.

Exhibit positivity, flexibility, creativity and a willingness to take on new responsibilities as requested or

Required Experience


Bachelor's Degree or post-graduate degree

Minimum of 8 years' business experience, preferably with multi-national companies, with a legal, regulatory or IT background; familiarity with the medical device industry and its business processes is preferred

Functional understanding of applicable Data Privacy laws and regulations in Europe and US is required

Experience in compliance programs in the medical device/life sciences industry preferred

Experience in vendor compliance management a plus

Good working knowledge of common IT systems, processes and enterprise information security practices (e.g. ISO, NIST)

Ability to translate a wide variety of principles and, sometimes complex, legal requirements into actionable solutions for the business and IT functions

Skilled in interactions which involve influencing and garnering support from others for data privacy projects

Effective planning and coordination skills, and ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced business environment

Commitment to high standards of quality and ethical behavior

IAPP or equivalent certification preferred

Fluent in English

Ability and willingness to travel internationally (approximately 15%)

Job Location

Elyria, Ohio, United States

Position Type


An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer –M/F/Disabled/Vet

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Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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