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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Ashburn, Virginia

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Job DescriptionWe are seeking a dynamic individual to fill the role of Senior Counsel, Privacy & People, reporting directly to the Associate General Counsel in the Legal Department. Located in Ashburn, VA with hybrid potentialPays $153,000 - $187,000 with bonus potential Privacy/Data Protection and Compliance ProgramDevelop, implement, and maintain comprehensive privacy compliance programs.Ensure adherence to privacy laws, regulations, and industry best practices.Advise on data protection laws and regulations, including CCPA, GDPR and other applicable frameworks.Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to identify and address privacy issues.Review and negotiate privacy-related clauses in contracts and vendor relationships.Conduct privacy training for employees to increase awareness and understanding.Stay informed about developments in privacy and data security laws and educate the legal team and relevant stakeholders accordingly.Manage outside counsel in a cost-effective manner.Establish and implement processes for monitoring and auditing privacy compliance.Regularly assess and update privacy controls to address emerging risks.Develop and implement a comprehensive Compliance Program to prevent and detect illegal, unethical, or improper conduct by employees, agents, and affiliated providers.Lead regular risk assessments and manage retaliation-free reporting channels, including an anonymous telephone reporting system.Ensure compliance with federal and state laws, regulations, and ethical conduct for individuals in management and sensitive positions.Collaborate with the People Department on policies, procedures, and incentive programs to discourage improper conduct and promote adherence to the Compliance Program.Coordinate investigations with outside counsel as needed and present periodic. Conduct an annual review of the Compliance Program and manual, reporting regularly to the internal committees and addressing issues. Coordinate internal and external audit procedures to monitor and detect misconduct, recommending and following up on solutions and training as needed.Track all compliance issues referred to the People and Legal Departments. QualificationsJuris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school (US).Excellent academic credentials, analytical skills, and verbal and written communication skills.Admittance to the Bar and in good standing in Virginia or admitted to the Bar and in good standing in another state and eligible for admission through waiver in Virginia.At least 3+ years of substantial privacy and compliance experience in a reputable law firm and/or in-house legal department.PreferredExperience working with multi-unit food and beverage concessionaires, brands, and operational teams or with suppliers, distributors, and service providers within the food, beverage, or hospitality industry.Experience advising on international privacy and data security issues and supporting clients outside the United States.Diversity and Inclusion is a priority at SSP. We are an equal opportunities employer committed to engaging all of our people, so they feel valued and motivated; we champion diversity, promote inclusion, and ensure equality. We respect and protect human rights and prevent discrimination; and we positively impact our communities. We encourage and welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of background, gender, race, religious beliefs, disability, sexual identity and orientation.