Assistant General Counsel & Director, Global Privacy Office

Leidos

4.1

(20)

Reston, VA

Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.
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    Position summary

    The candidate must exhibit sound judgment, solid business acumen, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Prior management experience is preferred. Travel may occasionally be required.

    This is a hybrid position with 2-3 days of onsite work requirement (based on meetings, work schedules, etc) from our Reston HQ - VA. Candidates must live within commuting distance to Reston, VA.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Handling privacy and data protection-related inquiries from stakeholders across the organization and providing actionable advice and counsel

    • Managing the work of the Global Privacy Office to efficiently support the organization and execute Leidos' privacy program

    • Provide guidance and support to the privacy professionals comprising the Global Privacy Office and effectively leverage their skills and experience to promote privacy best practices across the organization

    • Communicating privacy and data protection risks, mitigations, and developments to senior leadership and executives

    • Reviewing, drafting and updating policies, procedures, and notices addressing the handling of personal information

    • Supporting Leidos' incident response teams in investigating and addressing security incidents

    • Overseeing Leidos' process for responding to data subject rights requests

    • Providing advice on the development and implementation of the organization's privacy program

    • Developing guidelines, training, and tools to support accountability and compliance across the organization

    • Monitoring relevant legislative developments, regulatory guidance, and enforcement actions relating to privacy and data protection in the jurisdictions in which the company operates

    • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating privacy and data protection terms in various types of agreements (e.g., vendor/service provider agreements, customer agreements, data processing and data usage agreements, Business Associate Agreements)

    Required Qualifications:

    • Juris Doctor from a U.S. accredited law school

    • Membership in the Virginia State Bar or the ability to become registered in-house counsel in Virginia.

    • Minimum of 9+ years of experience advising on privacy/data protection compliance requirements (candidates with 12+ years of privacy compliance advisory experience is highly preferred)

    • Prior management experience, including setting team priorities, balancing competing priorities, and assigning tasks to team members.

    • Expert-level understanding of global privacy and data protection laws, regulations and standards, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, the California Privacy Rights Act, the U.S. Privacy Act, state breach notification laws, the General Data Protection Regulation, the U.K. GDPR, and the Australian Privacy Act 1988

    • Demonstrated transactional experience, including reviewing, drafting and negotiating privacy and data protection contract terms and agreements, such as Business Associate Agreements and data protection agreements

    • Experience advising a global organization on compliance with privacy and data protection requirements and best practices

    Personal Attributes:

    • Superior written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to efficiently communicate relevant information to executive leadership

    • Demonstrated track record of being proactive, managing multiple complex projects simultaneously, and focusing on critical priorities with little or no supervision.

    • Excellent organizational and leadership skills

    • Agility and willingness to work on a broad range of matters

    • Self-motivated and ability to work independently and as part of a team

    • Ability to translate legal requirements into practical guidance for non-lawyers

    We may consider an offer above the posted salary range depending on the experience and skills a candidate brings to the position.

    Original Posting Date:
    2024-06-27
    While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

    Pay Range:
    Pay Range $144,300.00 - $260,850.00

    The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

    Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.