Global Privacy Operations Manager - Audit

Global Privacy Operations Manager - Audit
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Global Privacy Operations is the central processing team responsible for supporting the resolution of inquiries regarding privacy policies and practices for the Meta family of products. Our team is motivated by providing best in class, integrated privacy support solutions and creating an excellent community experience for our users. You'll use data-driven techniques, industry-leading workforce management, advanced process improvement and legal and policy expertise to ensure that we comply with Meta’s regulatory obligations, while facilitating requests from the Community. As our Team's Manager based in North America you will be responsible for managing a team of Privacy Ops Specialists and Project Managers who provide privacy expertise and operational privacy support for Meta’s products and data protection legal frameworks. Initially, you will directly lead our team’s Audit program’s strategy and over time, you will be expected to develop the growth of the team and influence our general strategic direction. Our team operates in a highly collaborative and cross-functional environment that is fast-paced and agile. You will also need to support the team in navigating through ambiguity and imparting your program management and leadership skills to help the development of scalable solutions for our partners and for our team.
Global Privacy Operations Manager - Audit Responsibilities
  • You will need to support a team of high performing individual contributors across a broad area of privacy related operational responsibilities, this will include regular check-ins, strategic goal planning, supporting our company's performance practices, communicating important updates from your team to the wider organization.
  • As an manager for our Audit space, you should have excellent communication and leadership skills and have demonstrable experience: leading and planning a data privacy audit framework, designing and implementing testing strategies, reviewing and maintaining risk registers, understanding and applying audit methodology and professional practices.
  • You will need to analyze and summarize data obtained for evidence of deficiencies in controls, duplication of effort or lack of compliance with privacy laws, government regulations and management policies or procedures.
  • You will be designing, implementing and tracking of treatment/remediation plans, identifying and communicating opportunities to reduce risk and improve the overall effectiveness and operational efficiency of the privacy framework.
  • You will be providing clear and concise documentation of work performed, as well as issues and observations identified
  • performing proactively on issue management items approaching deadline for closure.
  • You will be articulating and educating colleagues on data privacy obligations to technology focused individuals and technical gaps to operations focused individuals.
  • You will be demonstrating the above through delivery of challenging assignments and engagement executive leadership on audit outputs.
Minimum Qualifications
  • 10+ years practical experience in operations, legal, audit, integrity, safety or policy
  • 3+ years experience in end-to-end project management, product, business strategy audit, and/or operations
  • 4+ years experience in leading operational or support teams with people management responsibilities
  • Proven experience leading operational projects from evaluation and design to execution
  • Practical Privacy experience (legal, compliance, program management or academic)
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience building out high performing teams with multiple career growth pathways
  • CIPP or other recognized Privacy certification
  • Experience mentoring independent performers and actively creating opportunities for growth
  • 2+ years experience applying privacy practices and policies in a business environment
  • Experience managing multiple concurrent interactions with geographically disparate teams
  • Relevant audit qualification or practical experience leading audit response strategy
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 $192,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)
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