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Privacy Program Manager

Location:

Lowell - Massachusetts - USA

Function:

Information Technology

Ref #:

201701487
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Description

Under the direction of the Chief Information Security Officer, the Privacy Program Manager is responsible for the ongoing maintenance of the company’s global privacy program. The Privacy Program Manager will drive projects and assessments of the processes around collection, use, storage and disposal of personal information to help ensure compliance with applicable data privacy regulations.
This position demands:
• A self-starter who has the ability to take on projects without direct supervision
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with all levels within the organization
• Demonstrated ability to influence and drive internal stakeholders to decisions
Key Responsibilities include:
• Performing duties and obligations pertaining to privacy compliance for the company. These include but are not limited to privacy risk assessments, business process assessments, privacy awareness and training, and privacy due diligence reviews for vendors handling personal information.
• Maintaining an up to date inventory of personal information assets along with associated data flow mappings
• Maintaining all privacy program documentation including assessments, remediation tracking, vendor tracking, audits, meeting minutes, and training.
• Reporting on metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) as part of the privacy maturity program; including documentation of issues and action plans with a focus on closing items in a timely manner.
• Coordinating Privacy Committee meetings; including scheduling, setting the agenda, developing content, and publishing minutes and action plans.
• Supporting the development of training and awareness sessions to reinforce strong privacy protection practices
• Coordinating with internal and external data privacy resources, including legal, to establish best practices to address compliance risk.

Qualifications

• BS/BA degree in related discipline or equivalent experience and a minimum of 5-8 years of experience managing data privacy, compliance, risk management or information security program.
• Knowledge of privacy laws and regulations and privacy risks (i.e., HIPAA, GLBA, GDPR etc.)
• Strong relationship building skills and the ability to influence and lead without direct authority.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills to develop positive relationships and effectively communicate with employees, customers, auditors, business partners, and all levels of management.
• Excellent project management skills with the ability to manage multiple work streams
• Security and privacy certifications (CISSP, CISM, CISA, CIPP, etc.) highly desired


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Corporate overview

You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite. 

Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance – to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! You’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond. 

Kronos is a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos’ industry-specific workforce applications are purpose built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and government agencies of all sizes. Tens of thousands of organizations – including half of the Fortune 1000® - and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. 

EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.