The primary purpose of this job is to oversee all ongoing activities related to the development, implementation and maintenance of the company's US privacy policies and programs in accordance with applicable laws and in accordance with company policies both in the US and abroad, providing strategic direction regarding existing and emerging privacy and data protection laws.
As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Builds a strategic and comprehensive US privacy program, including appropriate policies and procedures, to enable consistent, effective data privacy practices; to minimize privacy risk; and to ensure the confidentiality of personal data.
Ensures privacy forms, policies, standards, and procedures are up-to-date and compliant with laws applicable to the organization.
Working closely with the IT, Security, Information Governance, eDiscovery and other individuals with privacy and data handling responsibilities in the company, sets US strategy and develops approaches to complex privacy matters involving systems, processes and data handling activities.
Participates in the development, implementation, and ongoing compliance monitoring of all facets of the US privacy program to ensure all privacy concerns, requirements, and responsibilities are addressed, including privacy risk assessment/analysis, mitigation and remediation when needed.
Develops privacy training materials and other communications to increase employee understanding of company privacy policies, data handling practices and procedures and legal obligations. Oversees, directs, delivers or ensures delivery of initial privacy training and orientation to all US employees and other stakeholders. Conducts ongoing privacy training and awareness activities.
Law degree, Master’s degree or other advanced degree from an accredited institution in related field (e.g., regulatory/healthcare compliance) preferred.
Privacy Professional certification preferred (CIPP/US, CIPP/M, CIPP/EU, etc.).
At least ten (10) years of experience in the privacy profession, including time in or advising pharmaceutical companies on healthcare privacy related activities.
In-depth knowledge of global privacy laws related to the pharmaceutical industry.
Depth of Privacy subject matter knowledge needed in order to successfully measure, navigate and support business needs across all departments and businesses.
Experience with building and implementing a privacy program preferred.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within an organization with senior leaders.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 214510
About Boehringer Ingelheim
At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth.
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Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Puerto Rico LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; citizenship status, marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; gender, gender identity or expression; affect...ional or sexual orientation; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; physical or psychiatric disability; veteran or military status; domestic violence victim status; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.