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Job description

We are searching for a Global Privacy Lead HR who can make a positive difference to the team, the broader GSK and who can motivate and inspire others to do the same.

GSK is changing and our agenda is exciting and transformational. Our CEO Emma Walmsley is three years into her tenure and is driving a strategy aligned to Innovation, Performance and Trust. There is no better time to come and join the team! Together we can serve our HR and broader GSK colleagues to enable them to help patients and consumers around the globe to do more, feel better and live longer!

You will be the point of contact for privacy matters related to the processing of personal information in accordance with GSK's Privacy Policy, Standards and SOPs. You will serve as first line support and internal point of contact to the BU employees & line management who are responsible for processing personal information. Additionally, you will support the Regional Privacy Officer (RPO) and Country Privacy Advisors (CPA) in the Local Operating Countries (LOC's) for notifications to and/or authorizations from the Data Protection Authority (DPA) for processing of personal information.

You will have line management responsibilities in this role based in the UK and US.

• Develop and lead the BU/GSF global privacy programme utilising a risk based prioritisation approach (agreed/signed off by risk owner and Leadership team/CET memeber), and provide informed challenge and input into Privacy CoE plans to ensure appropriate adopt/adapt strategy of the Enterprise Risk Plan.
• Design and drive the implementation of the GSK's Privacy Internal Control Framework into existing and new Business activities, including tracking agreed actions to closure and ensuring ongoing maintenance and review. This includes completing privacy impact assessments, developing and implementing mitigating controls and reviewing results from monitoring and auditing to ensure ensure any findings or risk are remediated by the BU or GSF
• Understand and articulate the needs of business and technical stakeholders via regular dialogue and proactively advise them on Privacy issues to mitigate risks
• Status report to senior governance bodies such as BU/GSF RMCBs
• Support the design, global implementation and tracking progress of privacy-related training for BU/GSF staff
• Analyze and implement process changes required from the changing global landscape on Privacy laws
• Embed Privacy by Design into new Business activities, including assessing impact and influencing framework change where necessary, including by staying current with ever changing Privacy Laws
• Maintain ongoing communication with Country Privacy Advisors and other LOC stakeholders to ensure continued alignment between global and local processes
• Support submission by DPOs or CPAs to Regulators for any notifications of processing of personal information and assist in any complaints, incidents or breach notification impacting their BU or GSF
• Support responses to Individual Rights Management requests, ensuring the right stakeholders are engaged in the information collection.
• Drive continuous improvement and support capability/quality innovation including benchmarking with other BUs internally and external companies - both within and outside the industry

Please apply via our online portal providing your CV and Cover Letter.

Please ensure you apply before COB 26th June 2019 to ensure you're in the running!

(Please take a personal copy of the Job Description, as this will not be available online post closure of the advert)

During the course of your application you will be requested to complete voluntary information which will be used in monitoring the effectiveness of our equality and diversity policies. Your information will be treated as confidential and will not be used in any part of the selection process.
If you require a reasonable adjustment to the application / selection process to enable you to demonstrate your ability to perform the job requirements, please contact 0808 234 4391. This will help us to understand any modifications we may need to make to support you throughout our selection process.


Why You?Basic qualifications:
• Bachelors Degree
• Good experience in applying improvements to the internal control framework designed to deliver efficiency and improve compliance.
• Any previous experience working in a function where privacy controls were in place
• Ability to work effectively and sensitively in a highly matrixed organisation across geographies and cultures.
• Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams to achieve tactical and strategic goals through matrix leadership
• Strong problem solving skills that are pragmatic, which demonstrates a strong understanding of the business.
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence individuals at all levels of the organization
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate Compliance and risk-related concepts to technical and non-technical audience

Preferred qualifications:
Privacy Certification

Why GSK?:
Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.
These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:

Operating at pace and agile decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.
Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
Sustaining energy and well-being.
Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
Budgeting and cost-consciousness.

At GSK we are all inspired by the difference we make and challenge ourselves every day to improve the lives of patients and consumers. That's why we have created an environment where everyone feels valued, able to develop, contribute to our mission and be proud of what we achieve.

You will join GSK's vision to do more, feel better and live longer:
Find out how you can do this .

Click here to meet your team.

To support you in achieving your role and career ambitions you'll be given the opportunity to:
• Play an important role in delivering our mission
• Be an essential part of diverse, global team
• Develop others as part of your own professional growth
You will also have regular personal development meetings with your line manager to give you the opportunity to create a fulfilling career at GSK.

The Total Reward Package offered is:
• Competitive Salary
• Competitive on Target Bonus
• 26-days paid holiday
• Personal Healthcare, with the option to purchase family cover
• GSK Pension
• Share & Save Schemes
• Total Reward Discounts

Contact information:
You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.

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