Privacy Manager - Irving, Texas

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Job Family Summary

The Allstate Global Enterprise Privacy Office leads the privacy program for the Allstate Family of Companies. Included in this responsibility is governing how Personal Information (PI) is collected, used, shared, and retained. The privacy program helps ensure appropriate PI use and its security is robust. Tasks include maintaining policies and standards, providing training and education for promoting compliance. Also, includes is mitigating operational risks, establishing processes to ensure all PI is inventoried, assessing privacy and third-party risks are appropriately managed, and ensuring privacy incidents are handled timely and in accordance with the law.

Job Description

A Privacy Manager - Strategic Resource Group will lead a newly formed unit responsible for managing and serving as a deep privacy subject matter expert on strategic and/or large-scale projects across the company. Through a strong consultative approach, he or she will understand business objectives and technologies, work to spot issues, and reach a balanced resolution while ensuring project outputs support company goals. This person will build relationships across and outside of the company to deepen the privacy mindset and ensure privacy by design.

Key Responsibilities

• Lead the Strategic Resource Group for the Global Enterprise Privacy Office
• Work with the key partners in information security, data governance, law and regulation and business areas to add a privacy perspective to business initiatives
• Understand key privacy risks and develop innovative solutions to mitigate risk while achieving business objectives.
• Review complex changes in company processes, standards, and technology to ensure the effectiveness of privacy risk mitigation strategies.
• Support and drive awareness of current privacy best practices, industry standards, references, data models and regulatory compliance to understand and evaluate potential areas of privacy risk to Personal Information.
• Promote and consult on the controls and activities that help strengthen and secure the protection of Personal Information, through interactions with internal privacy leadership, product development teams, business unit leaders, privacy legal, regulatory compliance, and information security teams.
• Be a liaison and subject matter expert for the organization's privacy policies, procedures, and best practices.
• Champion the integration of privacy activities into day-to-day processes across the Allstate Family of Companies, including work intake and project management processes.
• Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

• Experience: 7+ years' experience in privacy, data governance, risk management or related fields
• Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
• Able to manage a diverse workload and multiple projects in line with multiple and varying regulatory obligations.
• Able to lead and develop staff proficiently
• Able to influence, gain consensus, unite disparate ideas with practical work/project plans; work with cross-functional teams from all areas of an organization, including offsite, remote and offshore resources.
• Work comfortably in the face of ambiguity while continuing to move work toward a goal. Form solid assumptions and make decisions and recommendations based on a diverse pool of information.
• Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills. Ability to tailor communication style to audience at hand, including technical and non-technical resources.
• Strong organizational and project management skills.
• Able to evolve and stay current with regulations, technology, industry and privacy best practices in a dynamic environment.
• Demonstrate ability to stay current of evolving technology such as cloud and mobile computing.
• Adapt well to change; able to multi-task and make effective decisions in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
• Experience with and/or knowledge of privacy controls, protocols, tools, and best practices such as PCI, HIPAA, NIST, GAPP, GDPR, CCPA and Privacy by Design.
• IAPP or other privacy industry certification preferred. Willingness to obtain IAPP certification within 12 months of employment.
• High level of Allstate business acumen.
• Intermediate to advanced computer skills - Microsoft Office Suite.

***Ability to work out of the Irving, Texas location

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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