Posted 14 days ago
Company DescriptionJob Description

Primary Function of Position:

Joining Intuitive Surgical means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority. 

The Data Privacy team is responsible for secure-by-design and privacy-by-design aspects of data related services including; software products, business applications, digital products, infrastructure and cloud services that collect, analyze, and process; system, medical device machine, and customer data from thousands of systems deployed world-wide.

The successful candidate will be the key privacy contact in the APAC region, having an opportunity to lead the development of Intuitive’s privacy program within the region.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor privacy legislations, guidance and best practices within the APAC region.
  • Be the privacy contact point for business functions, offices and partners within the APAC region.
  • Monitor privacy compliance and provide pragmatic privacy advice.
  • Create and maintain privacy processes, work instructions and guidance.
  • Support and enable security and privacy awareness training program(s).
  • Work closely with Intuitive’s functional teams to identify data flows and maintain the records of processing activities database (RoPA).
  • Manage Data Subject Access Requests (DSAR) and coordinate privacy and data protection related requests from data subjects, customers and partners.
  • Identify, implement and monitor privacy KPIs.
  • Support Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA) for products, systems and services. Assess privacy risks and recommend controls required to mitigate privacy risks.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and work in process improvement projects.
  • Develop Intuitive’s privacy platform to support compliance with privacy regulations in all jurisdictions.
  • Provide support to the DPO and work closely with the whole global Privacy team.
  • Support certification and standards projects.



Skill/Job Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Law, Cyber Security, Data Science, Engineering or related discipline, or commensurate experience
  • Minimum 5+ years of privacy framework experience (APAC privacy legislations).
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience working on a privacy program, with hands-on experience on multiple areas of privacy e.g. risk assessments and risk mitigation, training, DSARs, RoPA, monitoring and audits.
  • Preferably with hands-on experience in developing a privacy program and processes.
  • Self-starter, with close attention to detail.
  • Motivated and able to drive and execute efficiently both operational tasks as well as projects.
  • Able to identify compliant solutions that are pragmatic and meet the business needs.
  • Able to convey clear, concise and actionable instructions and messaging.
  • At ease to provide training, and explain privacy concepts and requirements to all levels of the hierarchy.
  • Experience in responding to the business and/or regulatory environment by proactively recommending changes to technical controls
  • Familiarity with security and privacy standards such as SOC, ISO 27001, ISO 27018, HITRUST etc.
  • Experience of automated privacy platforms such as Onetrust or TrustArc preferred
  • Current CIPP, CIPM, CIPT, CISA, CISSP or other related certifications preferred
  • Experience in highly regulated industry and international environment is a plus.
Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

Shift : Day

Travel : 10% of the time

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Data Privacy Manager