Posted Jan 09

Chief Privacy Officer

New York, NY Full Time

The Privacy Officer will report to and assist the SVP, Associate General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer to ensure full compliance with all applicable privacy laws and regulations globally. In particular the Chief Privacy Officer will be responsible for developing and enhancing the Company's global privacy program. The position will interact with departments across Regeneron.


Build & Improve the Company's Privacy Program

  • Develop and coordinate an organization-wide privacy risk management and compliance framework and governance structure by undertaking a comprehensive review of the Company's data and privacy process and procedures for each applicable business function to ensure that they are consistent with relevant laws and regulations and the Company's privacy and data security goals and policies
  • Develop, manage and assist in the implementation and maintenance of the Company's information privacy policies and procedures to ensure that business activities are consistent with them

Intra-organizational Collaboration

  • Work with business teams and senior management to ensure awareness of "best practices" on privacy and data security issues
  • Collaborate on cyber privacy and security policies and procedures
  • Interface with Senior Management to develop strategic plans for the collection, use and sharing of information in a manner that maximizes its value while complying with applicable privacy regulations

Data Governance

  • Assure that the use of technologies maintain, and do not erode, privacy protections on use, collection and disclosure of personal information
  • Monitor systems development and operations for security and privacy compliance
  • Conduct privacy impact assessments of proposed rules on the privacy of personal information, including the type of personal information collected and the number of people affected

Incident Response

  • Develop, implement and train on the Company's Incident Response Plan
  • Mitigate effects of a use or disclosure of personal information by employees or business partners by ensuring the implementation of an incident response plan

Experience/Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in the privacy profession, with at least five years working in or with pharmaceutical companies on healthcare privacy related activities
  • In-depth knowledge of US and EU privacy laws related to the pharmaceutical and clinical research industry
  • Experience with building and implementing a global privacy program
  • Extensive experience and skill at writing policies and guidance documents supporting various business activities and conducting investigations.
  • Ability to write clearly and prepare professional communications
  • Experience working with teams across full corporate structure
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills and ability to work in a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment
  • High level of influencing skills and ability to drive change as it relates to implementing remedial actions
  • Prior in-house healthcare/pharmaceutical and/or biotech experience preferred
  • Law degree from an accredited institution preferred
  • lAPP Certifications such as CIPP/US, CIPP/E and/or CIPP/M a plus

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