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Chief Privacy Officer (f/m)

  • Vollzeit
  • 67000

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Continues building a strategic and comprehensive privacy program, including appropriate policies and procedures, to enable consistent, effective data privacy practices; establishes and coordinates a network of regional privacy responsibilities;...

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Chief Privacy Officer (f/m)

As one of the world’s leading analytical instrumentation companies, our client covers a broad spectrum of advanced solutions in all fields of research and development. All systems and instruments are designed to improve safety of products, accelerate time-to-market and support industries in successfully enhancing quality of life. Our client has been driving innovation in analytical instrumentation for 50 years now. Today, worldwide more than 6,000 employees are working on this permanent challenge, at over 70 locations on all continents.

Position Overview:
The Chief Privacy Officer (“CPO”) shall oversee all ongoing activities related to the development, implementation and maintenance of the company’s privacy policies and programs, including of the Binding Corporate Rules once established. This new position will be based in Europe (Germany, Switzerland or France) and will be reporting to the General Counsel with a dotted reporting line to the Executive Leadership Team.


Continues building a strategic and comprehensive privacy program, including appropriate policies and procedures, to enable consistent, effective data privacy practices. Establishes and coordinates a network of regional privacy responsibilities. Collaborates closely with the Information Technology (IT) department to ensure alignment between security and privacy compliance programs including policies, practices, investigations; acts as a liaison to the IT department. Works with continuation improvement in the organization to build efficiency in our privacy measures. Performs or oversees periodic privacy risk assessment/analysis, mitigation and remediation and works with senior management and corporate compliance officer to establish and maintain governance for the privacy program. Oversees and develops ongoing privacy training to the workforce. Where necessary or appropriate, represents the organization before data protection authorities and other relevant regulators and agencies. Initiates, facilitates and promotes activities to foster data privacy awareness within the organization and related entities. Serves as data privacy resource to the organization regarding release of information and to all departments for all privacy related issues. Reports on a periodic basis regarding the status of the privacy program and privacy risks to the Executive Leadership Team.


Law degree and/or other relevant Master’s degree (e.g. IT) At least 5 years’ experience in the privacy profession and deep working knowledge of current EU (GDPR) and international privacy laws, privacy risk and compliance management. Strong technical understanding relating to IT environments. Experience working in a multinational corporation (particularly head quartered in the US). Recognized certification in privacy and data protection. Experience with implementing and maintaining a global privacy program. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English plus German or French. Additional languages are a plus.

The position is open in France (67), Germany (BW) or Switzerland (ZH).

To apply please submit a covering letter and most recent CV via the enclosed link:


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