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Manager - Consumer Data Privacy

Company: American Honda Motor Co Inc
Location: Torrance
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:

Manager - Consumer Data Privacy
Location: Torrance, CAWorkstyle: Hybrid

What Makes a Honda, is Who makes a Honda
Honda has a clear vision for the future, and it's a joyful one. - We are looking for individuals with the skills, courage, persistence, and dreams that will help us reach our future-focused goals. -
At our core is innovation. Honda is constantly innovating and developing solutions to drive our business with record success. - We strive to be a company which serves as a source of "power" that supports people around the world who are trying to do things based on their own initiative and that helps people expand their own potential. To this end, Honda strives to realize "the joy and freedom of mobility" by developing new technologies and an innovative approach to achieve a "zero environmental footprint."
We are looking for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, continuous improvement values, and a strong work ethic to join our team.
If your goals and values align with Honda's, we want you to join our team to Bring the Future!

About this Position: -
In this role, you will report to the Sr. Manager, Digital Product Planning/Privacy Officer and will lead the team responsible for establishing and maintaining an enterprise vision, strategy, and program to secure American Honda's information assets, services, and the products that depend on them, thus building trust with customer and stakeholders and protecting the privacy of American Honda's customers and employees. This position will oversee and direct the activities of the Data Privacy Team and overall American Honda privacy governance including: driving implementation of the privacy framework, monitoring evolving data privacy legal and regulatory landscape, establishing data privacy compliance to internal policies, applicable laws and regulations, managing the day-to-day activities of the Consumer Data Privacy Team, and initiating efforts to promote and ensure overall privacy compliance standards meet and exceed the expectations set forth by U.S. State and Federal regulators, Honda's executives and other leaders.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead Consumer Privacy Unit Operations:

    • Accountable to Privacy Officer and executive leaders for consumer privacy compliance and risk mitigation efforts
    • Promote Privacy by Design for all enterprise activities, including compliance with applicable data privacy laws and regulations, privacy policies and procedures development and maturity, third-party privacy risk assessments and risk treatment plans, and the inventory and privacy assessment of American Honda's critical assets containing personal information
    • Advance Honda's privacy maturity through strategic planning and proactive efforts.
    • Plan, direct and organize policy, standards, compliance, and evaluation activities related to privacy throughout American Honda
    • Manage the day-to-day activities of the Data Privacy Team. Provide personnel and workflow management, proactively identifying needs or issues and facilitating resolutions. Create strong partnerships across the enterprise to accomplish goals and strengthen relationships

    • Manage and Oversee Effectiveness of Privacy Compliance:

      • Maintain expertise and monitor developments in privacy & privacy technologies. Communicate and act to ensure American Honda's continued compliance with internal policies and applicable laws and regulations
      • Oversees privacy impact assessments and resulting compliance activities for American Honda's enterprise projects & operations involving consumer data
      • Oversees Individual Rights Requests fulfilment with appropriate teams to execute and ensure compliance with internal policies, data privacy laws and regulations
      • In partnership with GRC, Cybersecurity, Procurement, lead third party and vendor privacy risk assessments. React and remediate where needed
      • Maintain privacy policies, standards, notices aligned with internal policies, applicable data privacy laws, ensure that procedures are effectively communicated
      • Support the advancement of privacy controls including but not limited to: Privacy Technology Tools, Loyalty Programs, Preference Center, Cookie Management, etc.
      • Assist with privacy incidents, including necessary notifications

      • Lead Enterprise Privacy Governance, Oversight and Management:

        • Maintain Honda's Privacy Steering Committee cadence (executives), providing updates and coordinating evaluations and approvals
        • Maintain enterprise Data Privacy Council cadence (associates) to educate and to coordinate data privacy compliance activities, facilitating common approaches to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of privacy compliance activities
        • Provides subject matter expertise and guidance to assist American Honda stakeholders with privacy compliance gaining approval on recommended compliant practices

        • Compliance Expertise & Education:

          • Maintain International Association of Privacy Professionals IAPP-US Privacy certification (e.g., CIPP-PM)
          • Benchmark privacy best practices with industry groups (e.g., IAPP, NIST, FPF, AFAI, etc.)
          • Coordinate regulatory review and assess privacy best practices with Honda's Government Relations team
          • Increase employee Privacy awareness and knowledge. Develop and deliver privacy training and communications

          • Satisfies special assignments as requested by management to identify, understand, or resolve issues including those related to data privacy risk assessments and compliance

            Who we are seeking:
            Required Work Experience:

            • Minimum five (5) years privacy experience (such as consumer products/services industry experience with privacy regulatory, legal, or compliance experience, data protection standards, program management)
            • 5-10 years of people leadership including performance management, coaching, development, etc.
            • Experience drafting privacy and data protection policies preferred
            • Excellent organizational and time management skills; Work planning and project management experience in a complex org.
            • Exceptional communication and advocacy skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to express complex and technical issues as understandable language within American Honda, and with other stakeholders
            • Ability to work and communicate effectively and tactfully with all levels of executives and stakeholders
            • Ability to manage multiple programs simultaneously with strong ability to prioritize multiple tasks and respond to emergencies, organize, and schedule work effectively
            • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, legal research, and analytical skills a plus -

              Required Education:

              • Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, or related field; Masters degree a plus

                Desired skills:

                • Proficient in specialized compliance tools and processes (data mapping, privacy impact assessments, One Trust, etc.)
                • Gain and/or maintain IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) and Certified Privacy Program Manager (CIPM) certification (at Honda's expense)
                • Experience working with legal counsel
                • Proficient in Office 365 (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint)
                • Manage and negotiate vendor relationships including review of key contracts, RFPs, etc.

                  Additional Position Factors:

                  • Workstyle: - - - - - - - Hybrid
                  • Travel: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 10%

                    At Honda, you will play a key role in our journey to become a company that society wants to exist now, and in the future. Your endless curiosity will drive innovation and your courageous spirit will challenge the status quo. - We believe having a workforce made up of diverse thinkers and innovators makes us a better Honda. - Respect for each other and respect for diversity each and every day drives our associates to contribute at the highest level and work effectively in a team environment. - We make the dream of mobility a reality with our innovative and high-quality products. Together, we Bring the Future to our customers, associates, and communities. - We are Honda!

                    What differentiates Honda and make us an employer of choice?
                    Total Rewards:

                    • Competitive Base Salary: $115,800 - $173,700

                      • Pay will be based on several variables that include, but not limited to, geographic location, work experience, education, etc.

                      • Annual Bonus
                      • Manager Lease Car Program (No Cost - Car, Maintenance, and Insurance included)
                      • Industry leading Benefit Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx)
                      • Paid time off, including vacation, paid holidays, sick time, personal days
                      • 401K Plan with company match + additional contribution
                      • Relocation assistance

                        Career Growth:

                        • Advancement opportunities
                        • Career mobility
                        • Education reimbursement for continued learning
                        • Training and Development programs

                          Additional Offerings:

                          • Wellbeing program
                          • Community service and engagement programs
                          • Product programs
                          • Free drinks onsite

                            Honda is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

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