Sep 01, 2023

Job Description

743 million! That’s how many lives our products touched in 2022. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

The DPDAI Nordics & Benelux (hereinafter referred to as “Head DPDAI”) ensures that the global DPDAI program is effectively implemented at a country level and coordinates advice and guidance on DPDAI topics to the Novartis business in the countries under her/his responsibility.

By coordinating advice and guidance on DPDAI topics to Novartis stakeholders in Nordics & Benelux (hereinafter referred to as “the Cluster”) and ensuring that the global DPDAI program is effectively implemented at the local level, the DPDAI Head supports innovation and preserves the integrity of Novartis and enables the Head DPDAI Compliance and Group Data Protection Officer to provide risk assurance to the ECN and to the Board of Novartis AG, and documents and demonstrates compliance with all relevant Data Privacy & AI laws and standards and Novar-tis policies within the Cluster.

Your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Contribute to the global DPDAI strategy and program
• Implement group-wide or global practical guidelines/procedures (e.g., on collecting consent preferences, secondary uses of personal data, secure destruction of data) and data transfer mechanisms (e.g., binding corporate rules, standard contractual clauses and cross-border privacy rules) translating the privacy policy into specific requirements
• Develop and maintain data privacy notices and associated procedures (e.g., scripts for use by employees) as well as procedures for inquiries/complaints (e.g., access requests, complaints) based on Novartis global standards
• Serve as first point of contact for the Business on matters relating to the interpretation of group-wide DPDAI policies, procedures and guidelines
• Lead a DPDAI risk management strategy for the Cluster: identify DP & AI risks impacting the local organization as a whole or requiring senior management attention and raise these to the Head DPDAI Country Operations International and through channels and processes established by DPDAI Process, Governance & Controls
• Collaborate with Head DPDAI Country Operations International and Local Legal advisory for Data Privacy on the conduct of research on global and country specific regulatory developments
• Understand the regulatory framework in the different countries and act as local DPDAI leader. Partnering with and guiding the business on the data regulatory framework and being accountable for a responsible data use
• Provide input into data monitoring strategy, and acts on insights thereof

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

We are committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you will bring to the role:

• Law degree, or business degree with executive education in Privacy
• Fully proficient in English
• Significant experience in an international law firm or legal department or Data Privacy function of an international company
• Deep knowledge of global data privacy regimes and familiarity with data privacy compliance programs and frameworks
• Strong knowledge of data protection laws and risk management methodology
• Strong leadership skills in remote and cross-functional teams
• Ability to establish professional networks
• Clear understanding of business priorities and implications of different solutions to data privacy and AI issues in the pharmaceutical/healthcare context

• Proficiency in a Nordic language
• Experience in the pharmaceutical/healthcare sector

You'll receive:
Competitive salary, annual bonus, pension scheme, health insurance, flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, employee recognition scheme.

Why consider Novartis?
We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous, and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

We kindly ask you to apply with an English version of your CV. Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

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Head Data Privacy, Digital, and AI - Nordics & Benelux (m/f/d)

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