Associate Privacy Officer

As part of the Legal & Internal Audit Services Division, reporting to, and under the supervision of, the Senior Legal Counsel & Privacy Officer, the Associate Privacy Officer will manage HOOPP’s Privacy Office and continue to develop and enhance HOOPP’s privacy program.
Duties and Responsibilities

With direction and support from, and under the supervision of, the Senior Legal Counsel & Privacy Officer, the Associate Privacy Officer is responsible to:

  • Oversee and monitor the continued development and implementation of HOOPP’s privacy program
  • Conduct assessment of HOOPP’s privacy program and make recommendations to Privacy Officer
  • Update, revise and develop privacy policies, practices, and the breach response plan
  • Maintain and update privacy statements and notices on HOOPP’s website and forms
  • Maintain privacy incident log and other privacy incident documentation
  • Collaborate closely with IT security team and business stakeholders to respond to, investigate, and resolve privacy incidents
  • Draft responses to member inquiries and ensure timely and effective communication with members
  • Identify privacy risks and make recommendations to Privacy Officer, communicate and follow-up on recommendations to stakeholders
  • Provide input and guidance on privacy-related matters for organizational projects/initiatives
  • Promote HOOPP’s privacy program and create a privacy culture of collaboration and trust with internal stakeholders and HOOPP members
  • Develop, deliver and/or support employee educational or training initiatives on privacy matters
  • Create and maintain privacy library
Qualifications and Skills
  • At least 5 years privacy experience in similar role
  • Post-secondary degree in related field or combination of education and experience with continuing professional development in privacy
  • Privacy professional certification is an asset
  • Data/information security knowledge is an asset
  • Law degree from an accredit law school is an asset
  • Strong knowledge of privacy laws
  • Excellent technical, analytical, communication and writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop strong relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Self-starter and pro-active problem-solving skills
About HOOPP HOOPP's core values - professional, accountable, collaborative, compassionate and trustworthy - guide its every interaction with HOOPP members and employees. As one of Canada's largest and most respected multi-employer pension plans, HOOPP invests the net assets of its $77.8 billion Fund, administers the Plan and pays approximately $2.3 billion in pension benefits per year. With over 339,328 members and pensioners, and more than 548 participating employers, HOOPP's mission to deliver on the pension promise remains strong.

To remain one of the leading pension plans in Canada, we must continually challenge ourselves to improve our product, services and investment performance.HOOPP offers a professional environment designed to bring out the best in its employees.The organization's size and structure bring decision-making, accountability and ownership to the individual employee level. HOOPP employees are flexible and adaptable to work in cross-divisional teams in a fast-paced, rewarding environment.

HOOPP is an equal opportunity employer.We recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications.Should you require accommodation because of a disability during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.Our HR team will consult with you so that arrangements can be made for reasonable accommodation.

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