Associate General Counsel Privacy Compliance, Governance

Washington, DC
Nov 23, 2020
Dec 02, 2020
IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Job Description Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started. Facebook is seeking a talented Associate General Counsel Privacy Compliance attorney to advise on the designing and operating of a comprehensive reporting process to enable corporate governance functions, including for the Chief Privacy Officer, Independent Privacy Assessor, and Board of Directors. Advise on reporting process, including assessment of sufficiency of content under relevant legal obligations. Provide legal guidance related to privacy compliance enforcement by supporting: governance bodies, privacy policy setting, monitoring and reporting on privacy controls, escalated decisions on privacy issues/risks, and escalated enforcement of privacy requirements. Handle escalated reporting issues related to assessment, certification, regulatory, or similar reporting * Manage Legal's support of key aspects of our privacy compliance programs and processes to ensure we meet our obligations under those programs * Develop and maintain subject matter expertise in areas of data use and protection laws and advising about the impact of the same on Facebook's business * Provide Legal advice and day-to-day support to the Privacy Program's Assessor Support Office * Investigate and advise on potential privacy issues related to corporate governance and external reporting * Provide legal advice on privacy program controls testing and management of privacy compliance * Support members of the legal, business, and policy teams on privacy related legal matters, including in areas related to partnerships, acquisitions, integrations, and other business development opportunities * Drive high-profile and high-impact projects involving privacy analysis and compliance with stakeholders across Facebook's business including Policy, Legal, Communications, Security, and other departments * 8+ years of legal experience, including at a law firm and/or in-house experience with internet or technology companies * JD degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one US state bar * Experience with compliance, regulatory, or product counseling * Experience prioritizing work and providing advice under deadlines * Experience using business judgment and with client counseling * Experience advancing projects in a multi-stakeholder environment * Experience with global privacy laws, compliance, regulations, and industry guidelines, especially including those relevant for social media and Internet companies * Demonstrated expertise in privacy and data issues arising in one or more privacy areas such as HR, security, advertising, B2B products, Internet of Things, or privacy program implementation/management Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at