Air Canada Jobs – Principal Privacy Officer

Website Air Canada

Job Description:

The Principal Privacy Officer will be responsible for leading, driving and executing Air Canada’s privacy and personal data governance strategies, policies, procedures and programs to ensure, promote and drive best practices and compliance, throughout the organization, with all applicable privacy laws, regulations, policies, and procedures, as well as drive a privacy culture to minimize risk, align with regulatory and stakeholder expectations and maintain customer trust.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong analytic and critical thinking skills.
  • Collaborative, positive attitude, able to deal with diverse challenges in a calm, courteous, and effective manner.
  • Demonstrated discretion in handling privileged and confidential information.
  • Solid understanding of the PIPEDA, GDPR, and related statutes, the common law and civil law as they pertain to privacy, preferably with substantial experience in matters falling under federal jurisdiction.
  • Solid academic credentials and a proven track record must be demonstrated.
  • Ability to prioritize and meet competing deadlines, including assignments involving complex issues, conflicting priorities, multiple stakeholders and results oriented business clients.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with and provide direction to leaders and employees at every level of organization.
  • Membership in the Bar of a province is preferred and both common and civil law training is an asset.
  • Demonstrated leadership and experience in project management, program frameworks and strategies.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Proven experience building and leading effective and high performing teams.
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience as a privacy leader or relevant experience in a leading law firm, an established in-house legal department or hands-on experience in data protection and privacy, preferably in a technology intensive industry.
  • Meaningful experience in matters before the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (Canada) and other Data Protection Authorities.

Job Details:

Company: Air Canada

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Montreal, Québec, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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