Data Protection Director - Fortune 200 (REMOTE)

Data Protection Director - Fortune 200 (REMOTE)

Job Title: Data Protection Director - Fortune 200 (REMOTE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York, USA
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: DPD072220_1595435211
Contact Name: Nathan Wilson
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 22, 2020 17:26

Job Description

Lawrence Harvey is partnering with a Fortune 200 Technology client to recruit a remote-based Director in Data Protection, joining their Global Corporate Security team.

The Data Protection Director will play a key role in overseeing the Corporate Security Data Protection strategy and work cross-functionally across multiple business lines, driving a risk-based approach to data protection across the Enterprise.

In this new role for the business, you will play a key leadership position as a primary point of contact for Data Protection where you will possess expert knowledge of data protection law & practices combined with a sound understanding of technology, infrastructure, and organizational structure.


  • Responsible for owning data protection strategy, compliance, documentation, communication, and training/awareness
  • Support the Global GDPR Program and additional global Privacy Programs by conducting audits, overseeing the implementation of compliance tools, maintaining records for all data processing activities and conduct supplier due diligence
  • Develop & update the Privacy policy, security policy, and cookie policy
  • Maintain a risk assessment process carrying out continuous Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs)
  • Act as the go-to Subject-Matter-Expert for all data protection including encryption, masking, tokenization across developed applications, services & environments


  • You will be a well-rounded professional from backgrounds combining legal knowledge and technical security/privacy - ideally a technical security background that has recently moved into a data protection focus
  • Minimum of c. 7+ years of relevant experience
  • Prior Management experience
  • Bonus points for CIPP/e, CIPP/US, CIPP/C, CIPM, CISSP certifications

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