Senior Manager, Global Privacy Office

  • Sony Electronics
  • Oct 04, 2019
Full time Management

5 Jobs

Job Description:


  • Initiates and conducts efforts aimed at promoting and ensuring compliance with global privacy laws, regulations and policy requirements.
  • Supports the management of global initiatives related to protecting the personal data of Sony’s customers, employees, fans, artists and business partners.
  • Assesses projects, initiatives and/or products for privacy compliance, carries out privacy risk assessments and suggests appropriate steps to address any privacy risk.
  • Provides advice and support across the company, as a privacy subject matter expert.
  • Consults with teams across the company regarding privacy issues and the integration of privacy best practices.
  • Maintains knowledge of applicable privacy laws, regulations and best practices, and monitors changing global privacy laws, regulations and best practices.
  • Works closely with appropriate teams to enhance governance, controls and documentation, and address findings.
  • Assists in the development and facilitation of privacy training and awareness programs across the group to improve employee awareness.



  • A strong data privacy background, including a minimum of 7 years’ direct data privacy experience.
  • Demonstrable experience in carrying out privacy risk assessments and/or privacy impact assessments.
  • Certifications such as CIPP strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field, such as information technology, law, management, or equivalent experience.
  • A legal qualification is valuable, but not essential.
  • Experience with global cross-company privacy programs and/or initiatives, such as GDPR and/or CCPA, preferred.
  • Experience in handling data breach investigations and working with data protection authorities preferred.
  • Exceptional communication and advocacy skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to express complex and technical issues as understandable language within Sony, including clients and other stakeholders.
  • Must work well as an individual contributor and be a team player.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively and tactfully with all levels of executives including senior government and industry stakeholders.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple programs simultaneously, with strong ability to prioritize multiple tasks and respond to emergencies, organize and schedule work effectively.
  • Ability to travel internationally as required, up to 20%.
  • All candidates must be authorized to work in the United Kingdom

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