Privacy Program Manager, Data Protection

Privacy Program Manager, Data Protection
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Meta is seeking an experienced privacy professional with experience in technology products and innovation to join the Office of the DPO Product team. The purpose of the product team is to ensure that GDPR requirements are understood and built into Meta’s family of platforms from the earliest opportunity and to provide advice on the impact of any changes to existing products. The ideal candidate will bring a mix of operational experience (running cross-functional projects in multinational firms), subject matter knowledge (knowledge of the GDPR in product design is critical) and technical competence (a comfortable understanding of product lifecycles and data processing technologies, including the management of complex DPIA’s). The individual must have the ability to work independently and build strong collaborative relationships across both in-person and virtual teams along with being comfortable in an engineering environment. They need to be personable and a strong communicator, comfortable dissecting complex topics about the intersection of law, policy, technology, operations and data ethics. Lastly, we are looking for someone with a passion for privacy, intellectual curiosity and team spirit. Meta welcomes applications from the widest range of individuals eligible to apply and particularly encourages applications from those who would increase the diversity of the company.
Privacy Program Manager, Data Protection Responsibilities
  • Integrate into product environments where the most challenging GDPR problems exist
  • Ensuring ODPO considered a critical partner by Cross Functional (XFN) product teams
  • Assist with ODPO assessment of product related GDPR risks
  • ODPO Advisor to complex DPIAs
  • Deliver training and awareness to product teams on key GDPR topics
  • Produce advice to product teams, with limited supervision, to the highest standards of clarity, objectivity and reasoning, ensuring concise and plain language that can be easily understood by engineers and product teams
  • Maintain up-to-date reporting, and deliver updates to leadership
Minimum Qualifications
  • 5+ years experience related to privacy and data protection
  • 5+ years experience with the General Data Protection Regulation, as well as other global privacy laws, regulations, and industry guidelines, including those relevant to social media and Internet companies
  • 5+ years experience in complex technology/product environments
Preferred Qualifications
  • Interpersonal skills and a commitment to professionalism and collegiality
  • Knowledge of and interest in emerging technologies and devices
  • Knowledge of and interest in privacy and data protection concerns
  • Experience working collaboratively with cross-functional teams
  • Sharp focus on multi-tasking, details, and organizational skills
  • Attention to detail and strong report experience
  • Certifications: CIPP/E, CIPP/M, CIPT
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $159,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)
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