The Privacy Counsel will support development and execution of innovative data-driven business initiatives while ensuring compliance with global data privacy, cyber and data protection law, and will participate and contribute as a privacy team member on projects to generally drive the continued improvement and implementation of Pfizer’s global privacy program.
Support of brand and digital teams and with pragmatic legal advice including on privacy controls. This may include advising on websites, mobile applications, artificial intelligence, data analytics, wearables and software as a medical device.
Advice on legal issues related to digital advertising and cross-device tracking tools, text messaging, email marketing and other digital marketing programs and technologies.
Monitor developments in global data privacy and cyber laws (and related legislation and industry practices). Support operationalization of compliance with regional and local laws such as CCPA/CPRA.
Support of Global Privacy Committee and upkeep and development of policies, procedures, and guidance documents. Support and develop the company’s privacy program to enable consistent, effective data privacy practices and minimize privacy risk.
Review, analyze and counsel on proposed on privacy and cyber related legislation.
Contract negotiation including data processing agreements and transactional agreements.
Educate business clients through targeted counseling, training and awareness programs. Develop and review content for privacy training materials and other communications to increase employee understanding of company privacy policies.
Provide legal advice and support for incident management and incident response.
Additional Location Information: New York, NY Work Location Assignment: Flexible (required to be in office 2 -3 days a week)
The annual base salary for this position ranges from $156,900.00 to $261,500.00. In addition, this position offers an annual bonus with a target of 20.0% of the base salary and eligibility to participate in our share based long term incentive program. Benefits offered include a retirement savings plan, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable plans. Salary range does not apply to the Tampa, FL location.
Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.
JD from accredited law school, demonstrated academic achievement, and current bar membership in good standing
At least seven years of privacy experience at a law firm or in-house legal department including experience with privacy laws relevant to digital marketing innovation, ad tech
Knowledge of major privacy laws such as CCPA/CPRA and GDPR. Digital health, HIPAA and life science experience not required, but helpful
A high degree of credibility, independence, integrity and trust and ability to work effectively and sensitively in a matrix organization across multiple geographies and cultures often with senior leaders while managing a high volume of varied projects
Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.
Nice To Have:
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including strong oral presentation and project management skills
Sound and practical business judgment and decision making
Evolving to meet the needs of a changing societySince Pfizer was founded by cousins Charles Pfizer and Charles Erhart in 1849, our pharmaceutical company has remained dedicated to discovering and developing new, and better, ways to prevent and treat disease and improve the health and quality of life for people around the world. From the miracle of penicillin to patient assistance programs like Pfizer RxPathways that help people without prescription coverage have access to important medications, we focus on meeting the world’s diverse health needs. We invite you to explore our rich history and see how we have continually evolved our organization to keep pace with the needs and expectations of our stakeholders and society as a whole.