Amgen EU Privacy and Data Protection Regional Senior Manager in Boulogne-Billancourt, France

Job Description


  • Provide advice, guidance and/or support to local DPOs, Compliance Managers and Compliance Associates regarding:

  • Any data protection issues arising at respective affiliates

  • DPA Notifications and Prior Approval submissions

  • Data Subject Inquiry responses (including, but not limited to access requests and requests for correction or deletion)

  • DPA inquiries and inspections (including advising on filing of DPA Notifications and Prior Approval)

  • Audit preparation

  • Regional execution of timely self-assessments to detect Privacy and Data Protection gaps and communicate gaps to CPO immediately (including liaison with business and IS to remediate self-assessments and audit gaps); and

  • Any needed privacy-related training

  • Provide advice, guidance and/or support to Global Privacy Office regarding:

  • Regional or local privacy regulations, DPA activities or Court decisions regarding relevant regions

  • Local and/or regional privacy risks

  • Status of the Privacy Compliance program in respective countries (on a quarterly basis)

  • Cross-borders issues and assist in the development and implementation of innovative approaches to Privacy and Data Protection compliance in assigned region and across Amgen

  • Best practices and how to improve cross-geographical and cross-functional awareness

  • Implementation and identifying any needed improvements in Privacy Incident Response process in regional affiliates in assigned region; and

  • Developing and supporting implementation activities for local level privacy and data protection policies and procedures

  • Ensure privacy compliance across various functions:

  • By providing training together with the DPO, and regular communications on Privacy and Data Protection Compliance to relevant staff in assigned region

  • By advising on Privacy and Data Protection issues, including drafting privacy notices, templates and consents and ensuring consistency in practices and forms with other regions and HQ

  • By collaborating with Law, Audit, IS and WC&BE functions regarding Privacy and Data Protection requirements to ensure compliance and programmatic improvement; and

  • By consulting the local Management, HR, and CPO on the nomination of new DPOs

Basic Qualifications:

Law degree

5+ years of relevant privacy experience at a law firm or global company

Please note:

An online assessment (capacity test and personality questionnaire) is part of the recruitment process

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong working knowledge of global privacy and data protection laws and regulations

Excellent written and spoken communication skills, including strong presentation skills

Strong analytical skills, in particular with regard to complex rules, regulations and policies

Ability to develop and apply pragmatic solutions to complex legal/regulatory challenges

Proven record of success in working collaboratively as part of a team

Strong negotiation skills

Ability to work in a cross-functional, cross-cultural matrixed environment

Understanding of global aspect of position

Experience leading compliance initiatives in multinational organizations

Strong work ethic - commitment to getting the job done in the best manner possible

Commitment to being part of a global team, including required meetings at non-traditional work-hours

Ability/willingness to travel up to 40%

Language: English, plus at least one European language form country in covered region

Self-motivated, self-starter

CIPP certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals

Background in, or familiarity with, information technology

Experience interacting with regulators and regulatory agencies

Healthcare/Pharmaceutical/Life Sciences experience

Crisis management experience (e.g. responding to data breaches)