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Data Protection and Privacy Specialist | Diabetes EMEA

1900076B Requisition #
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Must Have:
  • Law Degree;
  • 7+ years of Privacy experience ;
  • Knowledge of and experience supporting business understanding and compliance with EMEA privacy laws;
  • Experience supporting a data privacy, security or equivalent function directly or indirectly for a large, regulated and matrixed organization;
  • Experience with business operations requirements implementation;
  • Knowledge of medical device industry or pharma;
  • Strong track record of high achievement against current/past objectives;
  • Strong organisational and time management skills;
  • Flexibility: multiple and changing priorities;
  • Candid, ethical, patient and customer-focused;
  • Outstanding communication/interpersonal skills, a team player able to support cross-functional teams within a complex matrix organisation.
Nice to Have     
  • Understanding of IT ecosystems and cloud security;
  • Product knowledge in the Diabetes device product area;
  • Global experience ;
  • Proven track record of successful and broad influence management;
  • Experience supporting change management projects ;
  • Strong knowledge of, and experience in program and project management;
  • Experience assessing and defining system specifications preferably in relation to compliance with data protection and privacy regulations;
  • Demonstrated advocate for proper data management systems;
  • Demonstrated ability to work across many levels of an organization, from VP to non-exempt staff;
  • Experience and demonstrated ability to present to a variety of audiences including the ability to explain to layman technical information;
  • Familiarity with EU 95/46 and GDPR, Breach Notification laws, ISO and other standards bodies and international standards.
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As a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, Medtronic improves the health and lives of millions of people each year. We believe our deep clinical, therapeutic and economic expertise can help address the complex challenges - such as rising costs, aging populations and the burden of chronic disease - faced by families and healthcare systems today. But no one can do it alone. That’s why we’re committed to partnering in new ways and developing powerful solutions that deliver better patient outcomes.

Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, we're now among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 85,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in over 155 countries. With our European Operations Center for Distribution and Shared Services in Heerlen, the Bakken Research Center in Maastricht, our manufacturing facility in Kerkrade, and the Medtronic Eindhoven Design Center and Dutch sales office in Eindhoven, Medtronic Netherlands has more than 1,500 employees.

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