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Data Privacy Officer, APAC

Shanghai, China


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Posting Date Mar 18, 2019
Job Number 190005IZ
Job Category Legal
Location China Area Office, 9/F Tower B One ITC, Shanghai, Shanghai, China VIEW ON MAP
Brand Corporate
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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Summary of essential job functions

  • Serve as the representative Data Privacy Officer (DPO) for Marriott’s Asia Pacific operations and primary point of contact for data protection regulatory authorities

  • Understand the personal data processing activities conducted by Marriott International, and hotel operations operating in the region

  • Collaborate across disciplines to ensure new initiatives address data protection and privacy issues, including consultation on cross-border transfers of personal data

  • Monitor and communicate to senior management and other appropriate groups about any data protection and privacy developments within the region, in coordination with the Global Compliance Team

  • Develop and deliver regional-level privacy and data protection training as appropriate; review, provide input and approve any privacy-related training developed by the businesses

  • Independently review controls and procedures to implement applicable data protection and privacy policies and applicable privacy-related laws, regulations and any country or region-specific procedures developed by the businesses and staff functions and design and/or coordinate independent testing as appropriate

  • Provide reports about the status of compliance with the Global Data Protection and Privacy Policy and regional policies and escalate privacy-related issues and incidents to the Global Chief Privacy Officer and appropriate business and function management; consult with the business, privacy leaders and the Global Chief Privacy Officer regarding policy escalations and exceptions

  •  Develop and administer Continent and country-level privacy policies and standards; provide advice, guidance and enterprise procedures on the interpretation of privacy requirements and such policies

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Minimum education and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher

  • Minimum of 6 years in compliance program building and implementation

  • Strong knowledge of privacy and data protection requirements in the Asia Pacific region

  • Relevant compliance, risk or data protection and privacy experience

  • Strong organizational and facilitation skills

  • Experience working independently and virtually within a global organization

  • Exceptional communication and influencing skills


    Preferred experience and credentials: 

  • Leadership and team management experience

  • Experience in advising senior management

  • Law degree a plus

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

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