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Legal & Compliance - Privacy Manager, AVP

Company: myGwork
Location: Miami
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Blackstone is the world's largest alternative asset manager. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our $951 billion in assets under management include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, infrastructure, life sciences, growth equity, opportunistic, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at . Follow @blackstone on LinkedIn , Twitter , and Instagram .

Job Title:
Attorney - AVP, Privacy Lawyer and Privacy Program Manager
The Blackstone Legal & Compliance department seeks an attorney to support Blackstone's privacy, data protection and security programs, and to address privacy regulatory and legal issues arising from Blackstone's procurement, human resources and employment, marketing, and charitable foundation activities. The role will focus on assisting existing team members across multiple corporate and business groups and supporting privacy and data protection compliance programs associated with enterprise corporate compliance.
Primary job responsibilities include:
The attorney would be part of a dedicated privacy team within Blackstone and be the principal point of contact for corporate privacy matters and privacy program management, including responding to data subject requests. Primary job responsibilities include:
Provide broad support for the corporate departments within Blackstone, including Procurement, Human Resources and Benefits, Public Affairs and Marketing, Strategic Incentives Group, Corporate Global Services, and Charitable Foundation with applicable laws and regulations (with particular focus on the Americas, the U.K, and European Union)

Serve as the primary contact for all corporate marketing activities, including website and cookie compliance, compliance with CAN-SPAM and the ePrivacy Directive, and as the primary contact for privacy-related questions within talent recruitment and management initiatives

Assist with corporate initiatives relating to the collection and processing of personal data and reporting activities

Supports the Data Policy and Strategy Officer and the supervises the privacy operations team in executing the global privacy program in compliance with applicable laws and regulations and its internal policies

Collaborates with stakeholders, Blackstone IT, information security and other teams to incorporate and document privacy-by-design approach into personal data processing

Maintain privacy and data protection compliance policies, processes and standards, including maintenance of records of processing activities and program metrics and reporting

Assist in assessing current and future applicable legal and compliance developments and communicating these updates to legal, compliance and business personnel

Prepare and conduct training regarding legal and compliance issues related to privacy, data protection, and digital marketing.

Work collaboratively and productively with lawyers, compliance professionals and business professionals within Blackstone and externally to achieve successful outcomes

Assist with other day-to-day privacy, data protection and related subject area legal and compliance matters and processes as needed

Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who are highly motivated, intelligent, and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors. The successful candidate should have:
An attorney with 4+ years of experience at a law firm and/or as a compliance professional

Knowledge of global data privacy regimes including GLBA, FCRA, CCPA and GDPR;

Knowledge of digital marketing and digital platform laws, including CAN-SPAM and the ePrivacy Directive;

CIPP and/or CIPM designation preferred;

Understanding of IT systems and their collection to data collection and processing, and data mapping skills preferred;

Ability to work in an extremely fast-paced environment related to a growing and global business;

Critical attention to detail and analytical skills;

Strong drafting and organizational skills;

Ability to communicate confidently and effectively;

Ability to work independently while remaining a strong team player;

Sharp intellect and ability to understand difficult, complex compliance and business issues; and

High initiative, creativity and drive

The candidate should demonstrate the following competencies:
Strong technical skills, sharp intellect, and ability to understand difficult, complex compliance and business problems

The ability to work with colleagues to devise pragmatic and creative solutions

Prioritization, perspective and focus on critical tasks that add value

Excellent organizational skills and follow-through

Highly effective oral and written communication, including clear drafting

Outstanding record of academic achievement and professional accomplishment

Strong judgment and the ability to engender trust

Diligent and conscientious work ethic

Location: Miami or New York

The duties and responsibilities described here are not exhaustive and additional assignments, duties, or responsibilities may be required of this position. Assignments, duties, and responsibilities may be changed at any time, with or without notice, by Blackstone in its sole discretion.
Expected annual base salary range:
$110,000 - $150,000 Actual base salary within that range will be determined by several components including but not limited to the individual's experience, skills, qualifications and job location. For roles located outside of the US, please disregard the posted salary bands as these roles will follow a separate compensation process based on local market comparables.

Additional compensation: Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits offered in connection with the advertised role.
Blackstone is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital or partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic predisposition, veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, a sex offense or stalking, or any other class or status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training. All Blackstone employees, including but not limited to recruiting personnel and hiring managers, are required to abide by this policy.
If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete your application, please contact Human Resources at 212-583-5000 (US), +44 (0)20 7451 4000 (EMEA) or +852 3656 8600 (APAC).
Depending on the position, you may be required to obtain certain securities licenses if you are in a client facing role and/or if you are engaged in the following:
Attending client meetings where you are discussing Blackstone products and/or and client questions;

Marketing Blackstone funds to new or existing clients;

Supervising or training securities licensed employees;

Structuring or creating Blackstone funds/products; and

Advising on marketing plans prepared by a sales team or developing and/or contributing information for marketing materials.

Note: The above list is not the exhaustive list of activities requiring securities licenses and there may be roles that require review on a case-by-case basis. Please speak with your Blackstone Recruiting contact with any questions.

To submit your application please complete the form below. Fields marked with a red asterisk * must be completed to be considered for employment (although some can be answered "prefer not to say"). Failure to provide this information may compromise the follow-up of your application. When you have finished click Submit at the bottom of this form.

This employer is a corporate member of
myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals,
students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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