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Global Privacy Leader - 12 Month Secondment

Privacy Leaders are the key point of contact for privacy matters related to the processing of personal information in accordance with GSK's Privacy Policy, Standards and SOPs. Privacy Leaders serve as first line support and internal point of contact to their Business Unit (BU) employees & line management who are responsible for processing personal information. Additionally, Privacy Leaders support the Regional Privacy Officer (RPO) and Country Privacy Advisors (CPA) in the Local Operating Countries (LOC's) for notifications to and/or authorizations from the Data Protection Authority (DPA) for processing of personal information.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
1. Develop and lead the Pharma BU global privacy programme utilising a risk based prioritisation approach (agreed/signed off by risk owner and Leadership team member), and provide informed challenge and input into Privacy CoE plans to ensure appropriate adopt/adapt strategy of the Enterprise Risk Plan.
2. Design and drive the implementation of the GSK's Privacy Internal Control Framework into existing and new Business activities, including tracking agreed actions to closure and ensuring ongoing maintenance and review. This includes completing privacy impact assessments, developing and implementing mitigating controls and reviewing results from monitoring and auditing to ensure any findings or risk are remediated by the BU or GSF
3. Understand and articulate the needs of business and technical stakeholders via regular dialogue and proactively advise them on Privacy issues to mitigate risks
4. Status report to senior governance bodies such as BU RMCBs
5. Support the design, global implementation and tracking progress of privacy-related training for BU staff
6. Analyze and implement process changes required from the changing global landscape on Privacy laws
7. Embed Privacy by Design into new Business activities, including assessing impact and influencing framework change where necessary, including by staying current with ever changing Privacy Laws
8. Maintain ongoing communication with Country Privacy Advisors and other LOC stakeholders to ensure continued alignment between global and local processes
9. Support submission by DPOs or CPAs to Regulators for any notifications of processing of personal information and assist in any complaints, incidents or breach notification impacting their BU.
10. Support responses to Individual Rights Management requests, ensuring the right stakeholders are engaged in the information collection.
11. Drive continuous improvement and support capability/quality innovation including benchmarking with other BUs internally and external companies - both within and outside the industry

CLOSING DATE for applications: Monday 11th March (COB)

Please take a copy of the Job Description, as this will not be available post closure of the advert.

When applying for this role, please use the 'cover letter' of the online application or your CV to describe how you meet the competencies for this role, as outlined in the job requirements above. The information that you have provided in your cover letter and CV will be used to assess your application.

During the course of your application you will be requested to complete voluntary information which will be used in monitoring the effectiveness of our equality and diversity policies. Your information will be treated as confidential and will not be used in any part of the selection process. If you require a reasonable adjustment to the application / selection process to enable you to demonstrate your ability to perform the job requirements please contact 0808 234 4391. This will help us to understand any modifications we may need to make to support you throughout our selection process.

Why You?Basic qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree in business administration, Law or equivalent Privacy qualification
• Extensive experience of working within the GSK Business unit or Global Support Functions (or previous organisation) as a process owner or experience of application compliance
• Experience in Privacy or Governance, Risk and Compliance, particularly with regards to delivery of risk management internal controls and compliance

Preferred qualifications:
• IAPP Certification or similar
• Ability to work effectively and sensitively in a highly matrixed organisation across geographies and cultures.
• Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams to achieve tactical and strategic goals
• Strong problem solving skills that are pragmatic, which demonstrates a strong understanding of the business.
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence individuals at all levels of the organization
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate Compliance and risk-related concepts to technical and non-technical audience

Why GSK?:
GlaxoSmithKline is a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative medicines and brands. We discover, make and market life-enhancing products that are used by millions of people around the world, helping them to do more, feel better and live longer. We have 3 primary areas of business in pharmaceuticals, vaccines and consumer healthcare. We have offices in more than 115 countries, major research centers in the UK, USA, Spain, Belgium and China and an extensive manufacturing network with 87 sites globally. Our three strategic priorities are to grow a diversified global business, deliver products of value, and to simplify our operating model.

Contact information:
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