Executive Director - Global Privacy Officer, Incyte Corporation, Wilmington, DE


  • Develop and execute against annual Privacy Compliance Plan
  • Work with senior management and IT to ensure the organization adopts consistent and harmonized approaches to processing personal information and patient data
  • Ensure any transfers of personal information and patient data comply with all applicable laws
  • Create and maintain internal corporate policies that are consistent with applicable privacy and  data protection laws
  • Investigate and address all inquiries and complaints regarding Incyte’s privacy policies in collaboration with IT, Legal and other internal and external groups as necessary, and consistent with Incyte’s Compliance Investigation process and procedures
  • Remain current on and keep management up-to-date regarding any changes to applicable privacy and data protection laws, trends, and best practices
  • Train employees on company privacy policies, data handling practices and procedures, and legal obligations
  • In coordination with the data breach response team, lead Incyte’s response to data breach events
  • Assist in assessing contracts in which the organization has disclosed or outsourced the processing of personal information to third-party vendors and assist with vetting those vendors where necessary
  • Record processing activities in collaboration with IT and business units
  • Manage the Privacy Impact Assessment process
  • Manage Incyte’s records retention program
  • Develop and manage an audit program to monitor compliance with privacy program processes and procedures
  • Work with IT and management to ensure appropriate technical solutions are in place to protect personal information
  • Prepare and present reports on privacy risks, metrics, and compliance activities to key stakeholders and senior management
  • Cooperate with and handle communications with data protection regulators and data subjects


  • Law degree and/or Master’s degree in public health or healthcare compliance
    • Education or certification in Privacy and/or Data Protection preferred
  • 10 or more years of experience in privacy, compliance and/or managing a privacy program within the pharmaceutical/medical device industries
  • Understanding of relevant legal, regulatory, compliance, and business environment relevant to the pharmaceutical industry
  • Technically-minded with the ability to analyze data protection and processing issues within the context of IT systems, web based technologies, and functions
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to work independently and make strategic decisions as they relate to privacy and Incyte’s business operations
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with strong organizational, management and decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills including the ability to communicate effectively through presentations and individual discussions with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to influence key decision makers
  • Able to proactively identify issues and develop business-friendly solutions
  • Results-oriented, team player, and able to work well with all levels of the organization
  • Fluent in English with ability to speak other languages preferred

Application Submission Information:

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