We are seeking a junior level privacy professional to join the London Stock Exchange Group's Global Privacy Office. You will assist in providing privacy advice, identifying and assisting with implementing country-specific privacy developments. You will also work as part of the privacy team with various global and regional projects relating to the implementation and governance of A United Kingdom-Based Stock Exchange and Financial Information Company's global privacy program supporting our businesses across the Americas. We are passionate about addressing the evolving data privacy landscape to support its businesses which operate across over 70 countries. In this role, you'll be assisting a global business on a wide range of complex privacy and data protection issues, helping to cultivate a strong compliance program, and advancing our business as we drive progress for the entire financial community.

Role Responsibilities:
  • Develop, implement and support our global Privacy Programme, including work related to the data privacy laws, globally.
  • Provide assistance on privacy issues and support to colleagues in the Americas region on data privacy matters. Take part in handling a variety of privacy-related issues whether internal (e.g. innovation and product development), customer, or vendor facing
  • Collaborate and develop strong connections with key partners within the business, legal, compliance, and information security functions to promote privacy compliance
  • Lead the response to data subject access requests and the logging of such requests
  • Assist with responses to internal privacy related inquiries and external requests for assistance
  • Support business teams and legal colleagues with privacy issues in customer and vendor relationships, including documentation such as data processing agreements and data transfer agreements
  • Participate in internal meetings, client meetings, and industry events
  • Assist with data breach notification obligations and actions including to lead or assist (as the need arises) with data incident management, including breach notifications as may be required
  • Assist with legislative review of relevant developments, new laws, regulations, and guidance in privacy. Provide timely and relevant analysis to the Global Privacy Office and key internal partners
  • Assist with policy and process development and reviews to ensure compliance with data privacy obligations across jurisdictions
  • Assess and support the mitigation of data risks in new and changing products and services including those risks generated by trans-border data flows and any additional requirements under data protection law(s), through Data Privacy Impact Assessments and Privacy by Default/ Design requirements
  • Deliver training and awareness in support of the broader Privacy Programme
  • Participate in the development and execution of both functional and operational strategy
  • Prepare presentations using PowerPoint and Excel
  • Willingness to occasionally travel
  • Able to perform related duties as assigned.

Key Relationships:
  • Engage with colleagues within Legal and Compliance, Information Security, Technology, and other business partners. Engage with external counsel, consultants, industry bodies and other experts as requested.
  • Crucial Skills/Experience Required
  • Proven understanding of global data protection laws, including U.S. and European law
  • Familiarity and/or experience in AI regulation is desirable
  • Experience working in a compliance team is desirable
  • Experience with compliance and privacy operationalization tasks and help develop governance practices and processes across the business
  • Outstanding dedication to internal and external customer service
  • Comfortable working in a complex and developing environment with multiple priorities
  • Experience in working autonomously, making sound judgments, and providing appropriate recommendation
  • Ability to work independently within a globally distributed team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capability to build strong, trusted, and effective working relationships with key stakeholders across different functions and cultures, positively influencing the behaviour and successfully balancing legal issues against pragmatic sound solutions
  • Clear and concise written and oral communication skills
  • Project management experience desirable
  • Experience with development of concise and impactful using common tools such as PowerPoint and Excel desirable.

Education/ Certifications:
  • JD or equivalent degree, and membership in at least one relevant state bar association
  • 3+ years post qualification experience, compliance officer, or professional practicing in privacy and data protection
  • CIPP certification/s/ are useful and desired but not required

A United Kingdom-Based Stock Exchange and Financial Information Company is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership, Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.