Senior Director, Global Privacy

Marriott International, Inc - Bethesda, MD4.1

Full-timeEstimated: $120,000 - $160,000 a year
Posting Date Oct 30, 2019
Job Number 19095822
Job Category Administrative
Location Marriott International HQ, 10400 Fernwood Road, Bethesda, Maryland, United States VIEW ON MAP
Brand Corporate
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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Job Summary

Marriott’s Privacy Office and the Law Department service the Company's lodging and hospitality business. The Senior Director, Global Privacy, is responsible for developing, implementing and executing Marriott’s growing Global Privacy program while promoting compliance with applicable privacy, data and information protection laws. The individual will support the Company’s Privacy Governance program, oversee the Company’s Privacy Leads, drive the development and delivery of trainings and communications, and lead the execution of privacy programs and key initiatives. The incumbent will also develop privacy policies and assessments and advise and support new business ventures and pilot programs.

This position reports directly to the Global Privacy Officer.

Expected Contributions

The primary responsibilities of this position include:
Provide strategic leadership for the Global Privacy Office program and ensure that various initiatives related to Global Privacy follow project plans, are completed on-time and on-budget;

Lead compliance efforts regarding the Company’s cross border transfer mechanisms, including the annual re-certification process;

Provide oversight of the Privacy Lead program and lead efforts to drive accountability for privacy in multiple respective disciplines;

Consult and coordinate with Privacy Leads in two continents (Europe & APAC), providing guidance and direction for risk assessments and compliance concerns;

Lead and coordinate regulatory risk assessments and develop strategies to address mitigation plans and remediation efforts;

Provide strategic privacy-related advice and support for new business ventures, pilot programs and initiatives;

Provide overall support to the Privacy Governance Board, Oversight Committee and the Continent Privacy Committees such as development and distribution of agenda, minutes, and follow up items;

Guide the development and delivery of communications and privacy training programs to raise awareness about the company’s Privacy Program across business functions;

As a leadership position, responsible for helping to ensure that the Global Privacy Team goals and initiatives are achieved; and

Assist in department or division-wide initiatives and special projects.

Candidate Profile

Successful candidates should possess knowledge and experience and demonstrate strong leadership and relationship skills as follows:

4-year bachelor's degree in a relevant area of study from an accredited University; law degree a plus;

Minimum of 10+ years experience in privacy required; legal, compliance and/or information security experience preferred;

Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) or other relevant professional certification a plus;

Extensive knowledge of international privacy laws, regulations, compliance and best practices;

Excellent written, oral and presentation skills;

Ability to develop and implement highly effective strategic communications plans;

Excellent analytical and project management skills;

Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and resources with a sense of urgency and to navigate within a complex organization;

Creative problem-solving skills;

Outstanding interpersonal skills to effectively build relations and interact with associates at all levels within the organization;

Effective supervisory skills and ability to work cooperatively in a team environment to accomplish department goals;

High degree of initiative and excellent judgment to effectively resolve issues;

Experience managing the change associated with a complex, global system implementation;

Demonstrated success working in a complex and deadline driven environment;

Ability to work and influence a wide range of cross-functional teams and leaders within a matrixed organization;

Strong project management and communications skills; and

Proficiency with enterprise content management systems, collaboration tools, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint applications.

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.