Data Privacy Specialist

Full Time

United States, Conshohocken, PA


• A solid understanding of Privacy by Design and how to implement this concept within the local country • Be able to provide subject matter expertise to country stakeholders, ensuring they have the needed support and information available to identify and manage data privacy risks • Ability to coordinate work across a variety of stakeholders • Ability to act with personal integrity, discretion, reliability and flexibility being a trusted business partner • Able to communicate in an enthusiastic and engaging manner, adjusting the message and method depending on the target group • Good knowledge of IKEA business processes and governance structures • Good knowledge of the IT landscape at Ingka • An understanding of the potential tradeoffs between business needs and compliance requirements • Knowledge of IKEAs corporate identity, core values and vision of creating a better everyday life for the many people Qualifications: • At least 2 years experience working directly with Data Privacy (projects/ programmes) • Expert knowledge of local data privacy legislation and what controls are needed to secure compliance • CIPP/x or equivalent qualification, but is not required • Familiarity with CCPA/GDPR and general data privacy best practices • Experience working in Excel to pull data, run reports and build charts • Exposure to; RCSA( Risk Control Self Assesment), ARC and ACA • Proven ability to promote the business benefits of Data Privacy • Ability to demonstrate a risk-based approach to decisions concerning Data Privacy • Ability to interpret steering documents and legislation and to understand how these need to be applied to your organisation • Self-reliant and motivated with proven ability to work as part of a team as well as independently • Strong communication skills, being able to convey the message to the wide spectrum of co-workers • Preferred: Knowledge of the IKEA business, processes, governance and organisation structure


• Implement the Group Data Privacy strategy and common Group goals in your country • Secure the ‘Privacy by Design’ concept and integrate the function as a key business partner • Be the speaking partner to the business for day to day Data Privacy issues, to enable successful navigation and compliance with our steering documents and local Data Privacy legislation • Secure Personal Data Management activities such as Personal Data Inventory and Mapping are completed • Secure the process for Individual Rights requests and ensure that this is followed • Keep up-to-date on current and emerging trends and changes in legislation within the area of Data Privacy and applicability to the organization • Compile and update a country risk register showing all Data Privacy risks • Secure that local Privacy Impact Assessments are conducted to identify privacy requirements in new solutions and processes following the principles of ‘Privacy by Design’, and where applicable secure that Privacy Impact Assessments on existing solutions and processes are conducted • Manage local suppliers in the full lifecycle of activity, from selection through to ongoing monitoring


We’re the ones who make it possible for people to have a smarter life at home and a hassle-free and rewarding shopping experience. Together we work to find new digital solutions for every business need to help make IKEA a great and efficient place to work. We like to think of ourselves as innovative and modern, and we believe that nothing would actually work without us.

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Job details

  • REQ code 72604
  • Total vacancies 1
  • Category
  • Job type Full Time
  • Location Conshohocken, PA, United States