1+ months

Senior Privacy Compliance Specialist, Record of Processing Activities, Global Data and Privacy Center of Expertise (COE)

Minneapolis, MN 55405
Senior Privacy Compliance Specialist, Record of Processing Activities, Global Data and Privacy Center of Expertise (COE)


Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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Post Date:

Jun 02, 2022

**Careers that Change Lives**

Reporting to and collaborating with the Sr Privacy Technology Program Manager, Global Data Protection Privacy CoE, the Privacy Record of Processing Activities (RoPA) Compliance Specialist will be responsible for assisting in the planning and maintenance of the Record of Processing Activity (RoPA). This includes execution of processing activity data inventory assessments, supporting RoPA revalidation campaigns and providing consultation, support, and guidance across the organization on RoPA related matters. Design and implement minor technical development changes in the Integrated Risk Management (IRM) instance of ServiceNow The Specialist will respond to RoPA program enquiries, support resolutions to information requests, including regulatory requests for RoPA information, collaborate with other Data Privacy Operation team members and regional Operating Unit( OU) personnel, and other privacy operations activities as assigned.

The Data Privacy COE team operates as a high functioning team within a relatively flat organizational structure. Members of this team are innovative, highly flexible; enthusiastic collaborators; results orientated; independent; actively engaged; and able to influence without direct authority.

**_We believe that when people from different cultures, genders, and points of view come together, innovation is the result and everyone wins. Medtronic walks the walk, creating an inclusive culture where you can thrive._**

_Preference for this role to reside in Minneapolis, MN, however, it can work in any other Medtronic office location or work remote._

**A Day in the Life**

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

Working closely with the Privacy Project Manager, Global Data Protection Privacy Program and the COE team of privacy professionals, the Specialist closely collaborates with the Global Data Privacy COE team and business resources across the organization. Key responsibilities include:

+ Lead by example to model a culture of ethics and integrity while exercising sound judgment and courage as a trusted member of the COE.

+ Execute processing activity and assessment inventory and revalidation campaign activities across the organization and provide dedicated execution and support of processing activity inventory activities of the RoPA program such as weekly assessment communications, manual outreach escalations and dead end point-of-contact searches.

+ Support the Operating Units (OUs), functions and regions by managing the implementation of timely and high-quality processing activity inventory and revalidation processes aligned with existing and new legal, regulatory and Medtronic policy requirements.

+ Handle (and escalate as needed) day-to-day responses to business requests from privacy COE team partners and external requests (e.g., from customers, regulators) on routine or bespoke RoPA-related matters.

+ Provide training guidance and assistance to other privacy operations team members.

+ Support the Privacy Project Manager, Global Data Protection Privacy Program in development and management of core program elements as requested. Examples include:

+ Develop and mature and data templates.

+ Support effective management and governance reporting standards and processes.

+ Contribute to development and implementation of global data and privacy policies and procedures that meet legal, regulatory, and business requirements, in particular as they relate to the RoPA.

+ Contribute to a global data protection and privacy training and awareness programs to inform about RoPA standards, processes, and tools.

+ Support periodic internal program assessments, in particular where it relates to RoPA activities, that results in program enhancement, leveraging of technology, partnership with other functions as appropriate.

+ Contribute to identifying and implementing future process improvements and efficiencies

+ Support identification of operational risks in privacy operation processes and systems and propose mitigations.

+ Measure, verify, and perform analyses to report on performance and RoPA program operations effectiveness and compliance.

+ Provide support including resource management, coaching, and mentoring.

+ Ability to pull data processing activity reports data together into a data registry as requested by leadership or Data Protection Authorities

+ Support ongoing RoPA compliance monitoring activities in collaboration and coordination with the organizations corporate Security, Compliance.

+ Draft processes, procedures, documents, presentations, and guidance as required.

+ Support COE initiatives including collaboration projects to identify and improve service and information provided by COE.

+ Other responsibilities and duties as assigned.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree with 4+ years of data analysis experience to include experience in privacy; or, an advanced degree with 2+ year of experience

**Nice to Have**

+ Prior Medtronic experience

+ 2+ years privacy experience

+ Experience supporting a privacy, compliance or IT program in a large, regulated, and matrixed organization OR experience managing a data privacy or equivalent function for a large enterprise

+ Familiarity with privacy principles and privacy operations including FDA and FTC regulations, HIPAA, PIPEDA, US Patriot Act, GDPR, Breach Notification laws, ISO and other standards bodies and international standards

+ Experience with use and configuration of ServiceNow business platform

+ Experience working with surveys, questionnaires, and assessments

+ Knowledge of, and experience in program and project management

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

+ Strong analytical skills: ability to understand and problem solve complex issues

+ High degree of accuracy and attention to detail at all times, even with the most routine tasks

+ Strong interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) complex issues and concepts to a wide range of audiences from technical developers and engineers to non-technical business partners and executives

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

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

+ Strong technical acumen, including the ability to understand the technology landscape, identify opportunities, and overcome technical obstacles

+ Experience with ServiceNow

+ Experience in documenting and implementing procedures and guidelines

+ Proven ability to navigate complex issues and identify tangible solutions

+ Knowledge of and experience supporting business understanding and compliance with US and global privacy principals, laws, and other requirements

+ Experience in the healthcare industry

+ Experience with business operations requirements implementation

+ Experience in supporting cross-functional teams

+ Experience directly or indirectly with compliance or similar function

+ Experience supporting change management projects

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

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

+ 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

**About Medtronic**

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 future.

Physical Job Requirements

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. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

Travel: 10%.
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: 2022-06-07 Expires: 2022-10-24

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