Initiates and conducts efforts aimed at promoting and ensuring compliance with global privacy laws, regulations and policy requirements.
Supports the management of global initiatives related to protecting the personal data of Sony’s customers, employees, fans, artists and business partners.
Assesses projects, initiatives and/or products for privacy compliance, carries out privacy risk assessments and suggests appropriate steps to address any privacy risk.
Provides advice and support across the company, as a privacy subject matter expert.
Consults with teams across the company regarding privacy issues and the integration of privacy best practices.
Maintains knowledge of applicable privacy laws, regulations and best practices, and monitors changing global privacy laws, regulations and best practices.
Works closely with appropriate teams to enhance governance, controls and documentation, and address findings.
Assists in the development and facilitation of privacy training and awareness programs across the group to improve employee awareness.
A strong data privacy background, including a minimum of 7 years’ direct data privacy experience.
Demonstrable experience in carrying out privacy risk assessments and/or privacy impact assessments.
Certifications such as CIPP strongly preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field, such as information technology, law, management, or equivalent experience.
A legal qualification is valuable, but not essential.
Experience with global cross-company privacy programs and/or initiatives, such as GDPR and/or CCPA, preferred.
Experience in handling data breach investigations and working with data protection authorities preferred.
Exceptional communication and advocacy skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to express complex and technical issues as understandable language within Sony, including clients and other stakeholders.
Must work well as an individual contributor and be a team player.
Ability to work and communicate effectively and tactfully with all levels of executives including senior government and industry stakeholders.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to manage multiple programs simultaneously, with strong ability to prioritize multiple tasks and respond to emergencies, organize and schedule work effectively.
Ability to travel internationally as required, up to 20%.
All candidates must be authorized to work in the United Kingdom
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