Data Privacy Research Analyst, UN Global Pulse, EOSG, New York, NY


  • Privacy Research: Conduct research and advise on specific national regulations relevant to data handling and implementation of data driven innovation projects; Identify gaps in UN policies related to data use and data privacy and propose potential solution; Research and track developments and new opportunities for collaboration and projects on Data Privacy in Africa, Asia and Latin-America Research
  • Data Partnerships: Assist with executing data sharing/data access arrangements within agreements, including consulting with the counterparts in the UN and tracking compliance with the existing responsibilities undertaken in current partnerships; Perform due diligence of prospective and current partners in line with UN rules and regulations, including those related to digital data collection, use and re-use
  • Risk Management: Assist with conducting Privacy Impact Assessments
  • Privacy Communications: Draft and provide feedback on all privacy related communications (blog posts, white papers, reports, presentations, etc.); Coordinate and provide logistics support to workshops, conferences, and events with privacy experts, UN agencies, and academia
  • Perform other duties as necessary on other privacy and data related research projects and initiatives

Education and Experience:

  • University degree in Law or related fields is required. Additional qualifications in Data Privacy, Cybersecurity, Information Security and Intellectual Property are desirable.

A minimum of 2 years of experience in law, research, or policy analysis is required;

  • 1-2 years of experience working on projects involving innovation, artificial intelligence data privacy, or data sharing/access is an asset;
  • Experience working with the UN or similar international organizations is an asset;
  • Experience in drafting and reviewing partnership agreements, contracts and policies is an asset;
  • Experience coordinating events, conferences, and workshops is an asset

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