Job ID R-487895 Date posted March 23, 2024

Privacy Manager Canada (Hybrid) - 12 MONTH CONTRACT

Job Description Summary

Job Description

We are the makers of possible 

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities. 

We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us. 

Position Summary:  

The Privacy Manager is a member of the Privacy Office and serves as a point of contact for internal stakeholders, specifically the Canadian businesses and functions on privacy related matters, reporting – as appropriate – to a member of the BD Global Privacy Leadership Team.

This role is responsible for assisting the North America region, specifically  the Canadian businesses and functions in:

  • addressing, as the Privacy Office first line of defense, all Privacy and Data Protection related issues in their territory and, as appropriate, seeking guidance from or escalating issues to the BD Global Privacy LT

  • ensuring appropriate implementation and delivery of the BD Privacy and Data Protection Strategy and Program at the local level, in conformity with all applicable local data protection laws and regulations as well as adjacent laws impacting privacy

  • supporting the BD Privacy and Data Protection Governance and Operating Model, working with the Privacy Analysts, coordinating the local network of Privacy Champions and interacting with local DPOs (if any)

  • delivering in their territories with respect to all scope areas of the BD Privacy and Data Protection Program, with particular reference to Training & Awareness, Data Lifecycle Management, Incident Management and Individual Rights Processing, Third Party Management and Monitoring & Remediation

Key Responsibilities

  • Privacy Counselling: serve as a point of contact for internal stakeholders in the various BD clusters/countries and for local businesses and functions, and provide them with expert advice on privacy matters, with direction from the BD Global Privacy LT

  • Project Management: implement appropriate processes and controls to address privacy gaps and mitigate privacy risks, provide project management leadership and support for privacy-related projects, working closely with appropriate functions and businesses

  • Data Lifecycle Management: in collaboration with the BD Global Privacy LT, support maintenance of local BD inventories of processing activities, IT platforms and products, assist the business in performing privacy impact assessments, review and approve all assessments and, where appropriate, remediate identified risks

  • Written Standards: under the direction of the BD Global Privacy LT, effectively implement all applicable privacy written standards and detect opportunities for developing granular documents to provide guidance to the business in specific circumstances with a view to achieving their objectives, while complying with privacy laws and policies

  • Training & Awareness: in accordance with the BD Privacy and Data Protection Strategy, oversee, direct, deliver, or ensure delivery of effective privacy training and guidance to all relevant BD associates, contractors and third parties, with respect to BD privacy written standards

  • Third Party Management: support the privacy third party assessment process and, where applicable, the transfer impact assessment process, and ensure appropriate use of privacy contract templates

  • Incident Management and Individual Rights Processing: support the Head of Privacy Operations and the Privacy Analysts – Operations in managing and addressing requests and complaints from data subjects, as well as privacy incidents and personal data breaches, drafting accurate answers and liaising with local DPOs and other relevant functions

  • Monitoring and Remediation: support the delivery and implementation of plans for privacy compliance, auditing, and monitoring activities to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of the BD Privacy and Data Protection Program, in coordination with the BD Global Privacy LT and other local BD compliance and operational assessment functions

  • Stay abreast of national and global privacy developments, privacy enhancing technologies, and emerging technologies and privacy impacts.

Education and experience requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Undergraduate or professional degree in related specialty preferred)

  • At least three years of experience in a healthcare privacy compliance role, or equivalent experience with strong focus on PIPEDA, PHIPA, Law 25, and other provincial privacy regulations

  • IAPP certification(s): CIPP, CIPM, CIPT strongly preferred

  • OneTrust certification strongly preferred

  • Demonstrated organization, leadership and management skills

  • Conducts business with a professional, collaborative approach that is proactive, solution oriented and forward thinking

  • Exceptional communication, critical thinking skills, attention to detail, and resourcefulness

  • Excellent relationship management

  • High level of integrity and trust

  • Experience of working in a multinational company and a complex, matrixed environment is a significant plus

  • French language knowledge preferred. 

  • Please note: **** THIS IS AN 12 MONTH CONTRACT ROLE *****

For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

Why Join Us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place. 

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Becton Dickinson is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from individuals with a wide range of abilities and provide an accessible candidate experience. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, the Accessible British Columbia Act, 2021, and any other applicable legislation, including provincial human rights legislation, Becton Dickinson will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment, selection, and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection, and/or assessment process, please inform us of any accommodation(s) you require by contacting HR at 1-855-234-3577.


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