Global Data Privacy Counsel, International Flavors and Fragrances, New York City


  • The position will report to the VP, Employment & Compliance Counsel


  • Chair of the cross-functional Global Privacy Committee
  • Developing and managing the Company’s privacy programs, including development and maintenance of policies and procedures, compliance materials, employee training, and monitoring and support;
  • Partner closely with and advise the company’s HR, IT, Information Security, and business teams on privacy and data protection-related matters, including privacy by design;
  • Conduct privacy risk and impact assessments;
  • Review and advise on contracts related to data and data transfer;
  • Together with business and functional heads, evaluate the impact of contractual and regulatory privacy and security requirements on business practices;
  • Advise on the global data protection regulatory framework, including the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and other emerging privacy laws and initiatives around the globe; and
  • Assist with other global compliance initiatives as needed.


  • Law degree
  • At least seven years of experience in Privacy environment, with knowledge and experience of operationalizing privacy and data protection frameworks, principles and compliance programs;
  • Experience working with conflicting privacy requirements across the globe;
  • Experience advising on/implementing privacy, and preferably GDPR, best practices;
  • Experience in drafting, implementing, and managing corporate data privacy and protection plans and policies;
  • Ability to effectively engage with leaders at all levels and collaborate across functions to achieve workable solutions that meet business needs while effectively managing risk;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills;
  • Detail orientated with strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously while maintaining high quality and performance under pressure;
  • Certifications such as CIPP is beneficial but not required;
  • Ability to travel up to 10%.


Application Submission Information:

Sandra Reed