Senior Manager - Privacy, Universal Music Group, Santa Monica, CA

Job Functions:

  • Engage with labels, territories, and other business units across UMG to help them address the privacy risks of their business processes
  • Develop and implement privacy governance processes and documentation
  • Contribute to the architecture and design of the global data protection program
  • Ensure proper maintenance of records of data processing activities, data protection impact assessments, and other necessary documentation to demonstrate compliance with applicable data protection laws, including the GDPR
  • Develop a metrics and reporting framework to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of the privacy program and increase the maturity of the privacy function
  • Oversee and coordinate response process to data subject access requests
  • Support the execution of the global data protection program, including managing the calendar of key events, such as audits, policy reviews and training
  • Stay current and advise internal stakeholders on the data protection impact of emerging technologies

Job Requirements:


  • Demonstrated ability to propose and execute projects and work effectively with limited supervision
  • Eagerness to jump in and develop practical solutions to complex data protection challenges
  • Self-directed individual with the ability to learn quickly and work with a broad range of internal stakeholders
  • General knowledge of data risk management concepts
  • Working knowledge of technology platforms and data flows, including cloud, advertising technology ecosystems, social networking, and mobile devices
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to customize messages for a variety of internal and external audiences
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing business processes and work efficiently under tight deadlines


  • 4+ years of privacy experience
  • Knowledge of consumer marketing technologies and the digital advertising ecosystem
  • Experience with global data protection regimes and compliance requirements
  • CIPP, CIPM or similar certification(s) preferred
  • Solid understanding of data protection laws, including the GDPR
  • Understand relationship between privacy and technology issues


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience


This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.

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Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.