Privacy Specialist

Control Risks

  • Full Time

The Privacy Specialist will serve as a key member of the Global Security Programs’ Compliance team acting as a trusted advisor to ensure international compliance, security, and privacy standards are met in multiple geographic regions. The Privacy Specialist will drive compliance awareness and report initiatives to key stakeholders and senior management, in addition to driving ongoing process improvement.

  • Assist and support management with oversight of the Global Security Compliance Program and initiatives.
  • Work on cross-functional projects to identify, design, implement, and monitor compliance safeguards.
  • Write concise technical documentation including but not limited to the following: knowledge base, sustainable best practices, training materials, presentations, DPIAs, LIAs and ROPAs.
  • Assist in privacy research by partnering with Legal, Information Security, Data Center leadership, and a diverse set of stakeholders.
  • Report metrics to management to support global compliance performance.
  • Organize, facilitate, and report on meetings with internal and external peers.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Risk Management, Business Studies, Compliance & Security studies or Computer Science, or similar fields; or 3+ years of equivalent practical experience.
  • Familiarity with Internal Controls, ISO27001/2, Privacy laws (CCPA, GDPR), and Security Compliance. IAPP accreditations including CIPP/E, CIPP/A, CIPP/US. CIPM and/or CISA would be ideal (but not essential).
  • Ability to think outside of the box and to work in a fast paced, dynamic global environment.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed professional with keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize, manage projects to drive results, and follow-up are essential.
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills to represent the Compliance function and to effectively work with stakeholders to improve processes and relationships.
  • Experience running current state compliance assessments and highlighting business impact and recommendations.
  • Aptitude for risk management and the ability to test set controls within the business.
  • Must have an interest in analytical, systematic work duties.
  • Experience with Security Systems (such as CCTV, Access Control, Biometrics etc..) is preferred but not essential


  • Control Risks offers a competitively positioned compensation and benefits package that is transparent and summarised in the full job offer.
  • We operate a discretionary bonus scheme that incentivizes, and rewards individuals based on company and individual performance
  • Control Risks supports hybrid working arrangements, wherever possible, that emphasize the value of in-person time together – in the office and with our clients – while continuing to support flexible and remote working.