Senior Counsel, Privacy

in Remote Location

Senior Counsel, Privacy Job

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Report to the Vice President of Privacy and assist with the implementation and maintenance of the Privacy programServe as a functional expert working closely with & advising business leaders, commercial counsel, and other colleagues on all legal aspects of privacy, including data protection, data retention, data usage, data security and data breachesProvide guidance, direction, and practical translation of legal privacy requirements to cross-functional teams on complex projectsAssist with the management of regulatory inquiries, investigations or administrative actions related to privacy and data securityAssist colleagues with the review and negotiation of data privacy agreements, data processing agreements, business associate agreements and other similar agreements Support acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures as they relate to privacy mattersReview policies and procedures drafted by Cardinal Health Compliance personnel to ensure compliance with applicable data privacy laws and regulationsAdvise on the design and provision of Cardinal Health’s privacy training program Assist with the training of relevant legal aspects of privacy mattersRemain up to date on legislative developments in the field of privacy at the state, federal and international level that may affect Cardinal Health and its global subsidiaries, and work with commercial counsel and government relations to identify potential strategic changes that might be adopted


A minimum of four (4) years of legal experience, working primarily on a wide variety of privacy and data security mattersTraining within privacy team at a large law firm strongly preferredExtensive knowledge of U.S. privacy and data security laws, regulations, and standards, including HIPAA, CCPA, U.S. state and federal privacy, data security, breach notification, consumer protection and employment-related privacy laws and regulationsKnowledge of EU privacy and data security laws, including GDPR preferredExperience handling privacy matters in the health care industry is strongly preferredDemonstrated transactional experience, including reviewing, drafting, and negotiating privacy and data protection contract terms and agreements, such as Business Associate Agreements and data processing, usage, and/or transfer agreementsExperience with implementing incident response plans, responding to data security incidents and advising on applicable legal requirementsExperience handling information technology matters, including drafting technology contracts, is a plusAbility to juggle multiple tasks and prioritize under tight time constraintsSelf-motivated and independent, but able to discern when matters should be escalated and when further guidance is neededExcellent communication skills, both written and oral, including ability to translate legal requirements into practical guidance for non-lawyersJuris Doctorate degreeLicense to practice law in Ohio or active bar license in another state

What is expected of you and others at this level

Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of legal and compliance concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects.Contributes to the development of department strategyWorks on or may lead highly complex projects of large scopeProjects are typically cross-functional and have significant and long-term impactNegotiates complex or risky technical business issues on behalf of the companyProven leadership ability with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.Function as role model regarding compliance standards, professionalism, interpersonal communication skills and attitude.Must possess strong oral and written communication skills capable of dealing with wide range of stakeholders, including senior management.Proven ability to develop and implement strategies and plans to achieve goals, including the ability to multi-task and set priorities appropriately.Customer oriented attitude and ability to prioritize and manage multiple time-sensitive projects with a sense of urgency.Ability to assess risk in an objective manner and comprehensively communicate the risk to the Compliance team.Ability to work efficiently and with speed to ensure continuity of business operations while still driving privacy compliance.

The Colorado Department of Labor requires all employers to provide the following information for all positions that could be performed in the state of Colorado

Anticipated salary range: $110,800 - $158,300

Bonus eligible: Yes/No

Benefits: Health insurance, 401k Contributions, Paid Time Off, Vacation, STD/LTD

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.


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