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Senior Manager, APAC Data Protection and Privacy


Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

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Post Date:

Dec 03, 2020

**Careers that Change Lives**

In close alignment with the Global Data and Privacy Program standards and accountabilities, the Regional Manager collaborates with multiple partner COEs, functions and stakeholders across the organization to assess complex issues and identify appropriate business and operational solutions to address data protection and privacy requirements and risk.

**A Day in the Life**

In collaboration with the Global Program, this position supports the development and execution of standards and operations for effective data protection and privacy practices that meet legal and regulatory requirements for Medtronics APAC businesses. Key responsibilities include:

+ Lead by example to model a **culture of ethics and integrity;** exercise sound judgment and courage as a trusted advisor to the business and to the team;

+ In conjunction with Global Program and regional leadership, establish, refine and manage effective regional data protection and privacy **governance and oversight** activities such as the establishment and management of an executive level governance board, communication, routine and ad hoc meeting management, reporting, notification and escalation, program management, and meeting administration; Design and deliver routine and ad hoc data protection and privacy regional program and project status reporting for oversight and governance;

+ Collaborate with the Global Program team and key stakeholders to develop and implement regional or business level data protection and privacy **policies, standards and procedures,** as required. Ensure routine review and approvals through the Data Protection and Privacy COE when required; As appropriate, develop and support standards and processes for business access to APAC model data protection and privacy documents such as confidentiality notices, consents, authorization forms, contract language, business associate agreements and other related required documents; coordinate with the Global Privacy Operations team for model document review, approval, maintenance and exception procedures for these types of privacy documents;

+ Provide subject matter expertise for development and implementation of regional, country specific and role based data protection and privacy **training and awareness** as required. Coordinate module review with Global Privacy Operations as necessary to confirm alignment of content and approach with the broader data protection and privacy training and awareness program;

+ In conjunction with Global Privacy Operations, develop and execute risk based data protection and privacy operational **compliance monitoring and auditing** activities in collaboration and coordination with the organization's security, compliance, audit, risk management and other related corporate functions as appropriate;

+ Using Global Program standards, technology and process, execute region or business operational unit level **data inventory, mapping and privacy risk assessments** that result in program enhancement, track and support mitigation and support **corrective action/remediation** activities as appropriate;

+ As requested, conduct a broad range of **privacy impact assessment (PIA)** activities and/or business consulting for new product development, material changes to existing products, third party vendor privacy assessments and business consultation requests as required by the PIA standards and procedures, and support **corrective action/remediation** activities as appropriate;

+ Collaborate with key stakeholders, including business leadership, to develop and implement global, regional or business operational unit tracking, response, root cause analysis, reporting, and corrective action for identified **reporting and response, privacy incidents or breaches;**

+ Support **privacy operations** activities including:

1. Collaborate with the Global Program to develop and manage APAC data protection and privacy annual plan that aligns with and supports ongoing Program development/management and compliance with legal and regulatory data protection requirements;

2. Collaborate with Global Program leadership, legal and the business to confirm standards and processes for business response to data subject requests such as access, rectification, erasure, objection and portability as they relate to Global standards and/or are specifically relavant in APAC;

3. Execute data protection and privacy efforts for the due diligence and integration of acquisitions within the businesses;

4. Support budget planning, monitoring, and function metrics and reporting as requested;

5. Provide subject matter expertise and operational support for all privacy operations in conjunction with Global Privacy Operations in support and implementation of core Global Program elements as requested.

+ In close collaboration with Privacy Legal, provide in depth subject matter expertise for data protection and privacy program, legal, and regulatory requirements and as key resource for regional, business, partner functions, and other key stakeholders within APAC;

+ In alignment with the Global Program team and in close collaboration with the Data Protection Officials and other key stakeholders, provide subject matter expertise and support to develop, implement, validate and monitor APAC regulatory requirements such as legitimate purpose, conditions for processing, appropriate use, international data transfers, storage, data subject rights, retention and destruction of data processes, and documentation requirements;

+ Support the Global Data Strategy Lead in understanding the impact of policy and legislative developments in data protection and health care regulations in APAC on Medtronics operations.

+ Identify complex compliance/legal issues and communicate with regional leaders on risks; engage other senior compliance/legal leaders as needed to address compliance issues

+ Collaborate with the privacy teams supporting the Operating Units in the regions, business resources and key stakeholders on implementation of new legal and regulatory requirements relating to data protection and privacy impacting Medtronic APAC businesses. Provide communication and guidance to regional and business leads personnel for implementation of identified requirements;

+ Other responsibilities as assigned.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelor's degree required

+ Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience

**Your Profile**

+ BS/BA Degree

+ 7-10 years of combined privacy/data protection and/or other relevant legal, IT, or Program Management experience with a Bachelors Degree or at least 5-8 years of similar experience with a Masters or Advanced degree

+ Requires 5+ years experience in influencing or leading cross-functional teams

+ Knowledge of and experience supporting business understanding and compliance with APAC region or country specific data protection and privacy laws and regulations

+ Experience supporting a data protection, privacy, security, legal or equivalent function directly or indirectly for a large, regulated and matrixed organization

+ Experience with business operations requirements identification and implementation

+ Experience in supporting cross-functional teams

+ Solid understanding of the Global Data Protection Regulation

+ Experience managing professional staff, contractors, cross functional teams or equivalent

+ Excellent communication skills in English.

**Nice to Have**

+ Proven track record of successful and broad influence management

+ Experience in the healthcare industry

+ Experience directly or indirectly with compliance, privacy or similar function

+ Experience supporting change management projects

+ Strong knowledge of, and experience in program and project management

+ Experience working with global and/or matrixed IT systems, services, operations or other related management environment

+ Demonstrated cross-functional team execution skills

+ Experience assessing and defining system specifications preferably in relation to compliance with data protection and privacy regulations

+ Demonstrated advocate for proper data management systems

+ Demonstrated experience building positive relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including with employees, clients, senior management, external parties/authorities and suppliers.

+ Demonstrated results orientation (driving to deadlines, financial targets, project goals, etc.)

+ Strong ability to work collaboratively and partner with employees, other leaders, clients, and vendors.

+ Demonstrated ability to work across many levels of an organization, from VP to non-exempt staff

+ Demonstrated ability to work across a matrixed or virtual organization and still meet objectives

+ Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.

+ Demonstrated ability to utilize excellent decision making skills.

+ Experience and demonstrated ability to present to a variety of audiences including the ability to translate technical information

+ Lean Sigma or Six-Sigma training/experience

+ Vendor management experience

+ Familiarity regional or global privacy requirements, Breach Notification laws, ISO and other standards bodies and international standards

+ The preferred location for this position is Singapore, although there is flexibility in other Asia Pacific locationsincluding Australia (Sydney) and Tokyo (Japan).


+ The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

+ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to use a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers.

+ Travel 10%.


Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.
We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be. We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the

Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, we're now among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 89,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in over 155 countries. With our European Operations Center for Distribution and Shared Services in Heerlen, the Bakken Research Center in Maastricht, our manufacturing facility in Kerkrade, and the Dutch sales office in Eindhoven, Medtronic Netherlands has more than 1,750 employees.

Whatever your specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Medtronic - both in the lives of others and your career. Join us in our commitment to take healthcare Further, Together.
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2020-12-08 Expires: 2021-02-14
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