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Compliance & Data Privacy Manager EMEA (m/f/d)

Full Time
Eckenheimer Landstraße 100, 60318 Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
Experienced Professional
February 20, 2024
Hybrid
Compliance & Data Privacy Manager EMEA (m/f/d)

Merz Aesthetics is an international company in the field of aesthetic medicine. Our broad product portfolio is synonymous with top quality in each of their categories and is highly regarded by healthcare professionals worldwide. As Merz Aesthetics, we are part of the Merz Group with our EMEA headquarters located in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Our global head office is located in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. Every day, more than 1,600 employees in 36 countries are committed to restoring and maintaining the skin's beauty. Would you like to become part of our success story? Then join Merz Aesthetics!

THE FOLLOWING RESPONSIBILITIES ARE AWAITING YOU:
  • You are responsible for the compliance and data privacy duties and obligations of Merz Aesthetics GmbH and support its affiliates in the EMEA region; for this, you are constantly staying up-to-date with internal standards and business goals, and discussing arising compliance issues
  • You are ensuring that operations and business transactions follow all relevant legal and internal rules by monitoring and maintaining a legal compliance program; proactively auditing documents, and informing and training employees
  • You are conducting and overseeing internal reviews or audits to ensure that compliance procedures are followed, evaluating the efficiency of controls, revising procedures and reports, etc.
  • You are involved in the implementation of policies, SOPs, training or work instructions related to compliance and data protection topics in the organization
  • You are monitoring compliance with the GDPR and other European or national data protection regulations
  • You are maintaining a functioning data protection management system
  • You are in charge of consulting in/ negotiation of data processing agreements with service providers (e.g. agencies, CROs), as well as compliance with monitoring obligations
  • You report directly to the General Counsel & Compliance Officer EMEA
WHAT WE EXPECT FROM YOU:
  • German Law degree or university degree with Compliance/Data Privacy focus
  • 5+ years in risk management or compliance roles in the industry (preferably pharmaceuticals/ medical devices industry), or in an international law firm, advising on compliance and data privacy
  • Advanced experience in data privacy, risk management, as well as in the development and maintenance of compliance management systems, very good knowledge of legal requirements and procedures
  • Business fluent in German and English (oral and written)
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to accurately interpret complex documents and policies and exemplify strong knowledge of industry protocols and best practices
  • Strong affinity to IT/ data management systems is a plus
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US:
  • Putting people first: You can expect to find an open work culture with flat hierarchies and short decision-making paths at Merz Aesthetics. You will collaborate with colleagues from all around the globe. And if life takes an unexpected turn and you need help or advice, then you can always rely on our Employee Assistance Program.

  • Family and work: Our employees should be able to reconcile their family and work commitments. That’s why you’ll find, for example, company day care centers at our locations. We have been awarded the “Family-Friendly Company” certificate from the Hertie Foundation for our commitment to family and work.

  • Work-life harmony: Our time is precious; our daily routines individual. To help you reconcile work and leisure time with their conflicting demands, we have adopted contemporary flexible working time models. We offer you flextime/trust-based working time and mobile working. Our employees also benefit from generous arrangements for annual leave.

  • Ongoing training: Your personal and professional development is the key to success for us. To this end, we hold regular development discussions and facilitate a wide range of management and specialist training courses, soft skills courses, e-learning courses, language courses and coaching sessions.

Find out more about our benefits here.

We are looking forward to your application!

You can find more information at https://merz-aesthetics.info/

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