Full Job Description
Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering or equivalent practical experience.
15 years of experience in healthcare global data privacy and information governance.
Experience in global statutes, regulations and national and state privacy laws guidance, acts and requirements including HIPAA, state privacy laws and consumer protection laws.
Experience managing teams.
Legal degree or relevant advanced degree.
Relevant professional certifications including CISSP or CIPP.
Experience in a senior role in Health Privacy, Information Governance, etc., at a medical device or healthcare company.
Experience with US and European information governance/data privacy including working with government data protection authorities.
Relationships with other data privacy experts in the medical device, SaMD or biotech industries, or external speaking experience with regulators, customers, etc.
Knowledge of software development and delivery industry.
About the job
It’s an exciting time in health. From advances in AI and the application of machine learning in detecting and understanding disease progression, to more continuous modes of communication and organizing information, to fundamental breakthroughs in core biology and new sensor modalities, healthcare is a rapidly evolving industry, and we have a tremendous opportunity to help billions of people across the world live healthier and happier lives.
As the Head of Data Protection and Information Governance for Google Health Product Area, you will be responsible for providing strategic direction and management of Google Health’s data protection and information governance standards. You will lead the daily operations of the data protection/privacy compliance and governance function for the Quality, Regulatory, Safety & Trust (QRST) organization, and will liaise with senior Google Health cross-functional leaders to develop and execute long term strategic plans relating to the operational delivery of data protection/privacy, information governance and all associated policies and procedures. You will support Google Health’s engagement with government/regulatory/public policy industry groups, and business partners for data protection and privacy issues globally.
Google Health has made major advances in healthcare research, such as detecting eye disease more quickly and accurately than experts, planning cancer radiotherapy treatment in seconds rather than hours, and working to detect patient deterioration before it happens with electronic records.
Fundamental research is at the core of Google Health - the multidisciplinary team collaborates with partners to publish novel research in renowned scientific journals. They then work to apply this research into the medical field, whether through Streams, our clinical assistant app, or other clinical hardware and products developed in Google. Working alongside colleagues across Google, you’ll help make this vision a reality.
Ensure Google Health products and procedures comply with applicable data protection/privacy and information governance standards and guidance.
Provide advice on data protection/privacy and information governance, counsel on privacy/risk assessments and potential remediation activities for new product developments.
Ensure national developments in data protection/privacy and information governance standards and regulations are incorporated into the strategy and delivery plans.
Lead data information/governance privacy regulatory compliance audits, and assess the identification, assessment, reporting and risk management of all aspects of data protection/privacy and information governance.
Working with Google’s Privacy team, to develop and implement training for staff for data protection/privacy and information governance, to implement clear and robust information and data handling standards and procedures, promoting awareness and best practices of data protection/privacy and information governance responsibilities.
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