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Privacy Lead Consultant - Northbrook

Allstate – Northbrook, IL

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Job Description

The Allstate Privacy Office is responsible for governing how PI is collected, used, shared, and retained for the Allstate Family of Companies (AFC) which we lead via the privacy program. The privacy program helps ensure appropriate PI use and its security is maintained. Tasks include maintaining policies and standards, providing training and education for promoting compliance. Also, includes is mitigating operational risks, establishing processes to ensure all PI is inventoried, assessing privacy and third-party risks are appropriately managed, and ensuring privacy incidents are handled timely and in accordance with the law.

A Privacy Risk Management Lead Consultant is responsible for driving activities such as a Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) that support the identification, analysis, mitigation, management, and reporting of privacy risk and related policies and operations. In addition, the Lead Consultant identifies emerging trends in privacy risk management and risk mitigation, and leads the implementation of programs and proposal of controls or processes that help to ensure or improve the effectiveness of Allstates Privacy Program.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead risk assessment activities to identify and analyze both real and potential privacy threats that can affect Allstate s technology and business environment.
  • Lead in the identification and recommendation of appropriate measures and controls to manage and mitigate risk privacy risk at a level acceptable to the senior management of the company.
  • Collaborate with product development teams creating new uses of data that employ privacy features.
  • Interact with internal privacy leadership, product development teams, business unit leaders, privacy legal, regulatory compliance, and information security teams to communicate privacy risks and recommended controls.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to leadership, business and technology partners by demonstrating an understanding of the partners business initiatives, mission, and goals, and operating in a complex and evolving risk landscape.
  • Acts as key liaison to data, discovery and decision science and analytics communities regarding proposed new uses of personal information.
  • Review complex changes in company processes, standards, and technology to ensure the effectiveness of privacy risk mitigation strategies.
  • Support and drive awareness of current privacy best practices, industry standards, references, data models and regulatory compliance to understand and evaluate potential areas of privacy risk to Personal Information.
  • Promote and consult on the controls and activities that help strengthen and secure the protection of Personal Information.
  • Be a liaison and subject matter expert for the organization s privacy policies, procedures, and best practices.
  • Champion the integration of privacy activities into Allstates day-to-day processes including work intake and project management processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • Experience: 4+ years of equivalent work experience, experience executing risk assessments is required
  • Education: Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience
  • Able to manage a diverse workload and multiple projects in line with multiple and varying regulatory obligations.
  • Able to influence, gain consensus, unite disparate ideas with practical work/project plans; work with cross-functional teams from all areas of an organization, including offsite, remote and offshore resources.
  • Work comfortably in the face of ambiguity while continuing to move work toward a goal. Form solid assumptions and make decisions and recommendations based on a diverse pool of information.
  • Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills. Ability to tailor communication style to audience at hand, including technical and non-technical resources.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Able to evolve and stay current with regulations, technology, industry and privacy best practices in a dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrate ability to stay current of evolving technology such as cloud and mobile computing.
  • Adapt well to change; able to multi-task and make effective decisions in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Experience with and/or knowledge of privacy controls, protocols, tools, and best practices such as PCI, HIPAA, NIST, GAPP, GDPR, CCPA and Privacy by Design.
  • IAPP or other privacy industry certification preferred. Willingness to obtain IAPP certification within 12 months of employment.
  • High level of Allstate business acumen.
  • Strong interpersonal and advocacy skills; advanced written and oral communication and strong customer service skills; intermediate to advanced facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills- Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Position can also be located in our Irving, TX or Charlotte, NC location (preferance for Northbrook, Il or Irving, TX)

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary but thats just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, youll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life - including a generous paid time off policy.

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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

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