Job title : Regional Privacy Officer – China and ASEA

  • Location: Shanghai - CN

  • Up to 50 % Remote working and up to 5 % of travel

  • Job type: Permanent, Full time

At Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, we have one overarching mission - to work passionately, _ _ challenging ourselves and our industry every day, to build a healthier future by helping people, help themselves, bringing “Health in Your Hands”.

Our teams are building trusted & loved brands that connect with hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide, enabling better self-care for individuals and communities, while also contributing to a healthier planet. To fulfill this mission, we are embarking our consumers, our customers, healthcare professionals, and our employees in this journey because this is what will make us become the “Best Fast-Moving Consumer Healthcare (FMCH) Company In & For the World”.

We strive to act as a force for good by integrating sustainability along our business and employees’ mission and operate responsibly from both a social and environmental point of view.

To achieve this, we need strong talent who will help us shape the future of our Consumer Healthcare business and challenge our industry. At Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, we aspire to create a work environment where people can thrive, grow, and be at their best every day. Our priority is working with integrity to improve the health and well-being of people and communities where we operate, working towards making a positive impact in the world.

About the job

Our Team

We are Sanofi’s CHC Ethics and Business Integrity (EBI) team.

We are a team of strategic business stakeholders who establish the CHC Fit-for-Purpose EBI Program to address CHC business needs and ethics, compliance and privacy risks and who drive cultural transformation enabling fast ethical decision-making and accountability.

Our mission is to enable Sanofi Consumer Healthcare to respond to consumers and society’s expectations for an ethical and compliant business conduct and be recognized as a strongly ethical business.

To successfully accomplish our mission, we demonstrate the following mindset and behaviours: we are strategic business owners, proactive, innovators, externally focused, impact based, role models and value creation center.

The Sanofi CHC's Data Privacy Team consists of a Global Data Privacy Officer, a network of Local Privacy Officers (‘LPO’) with regional, sub-regional or country oversight, and a Global Privacy Office with global oversight. While the main responsibility of a LPO is to support Sanofi CHC initiative and ensure the implementation of appropriate data protection measures and controls at local level, the Global Privacy Office responsibility is three-folded and includes:

  • developing, maintaining and overseeing the overall functioning of the Sanofi CHC’s Privacy Management System (policies, guideline, standards, tools, procedures, self-help and training resources);

  • serving as a shared support services team for the network of LPOs;

  • providing day-to-day support to other Sanofi CHC functions in respect to their global initiatives.

Placed within the CHC Data Privacy Team, the Regiona Privacy Officer China and ASEA (Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam) will be responsible for executing the Sanofi CHC’s Data Privacy Program and supporting day-to-day business operations, overseeing compliance with data protection laws and practices.

Main responsibilities:

In your capacity Regional Privacy Officer for China and ASEA, you will be responsible for:

  • working hands on to support and coach teams and colleagues in other functions to ensure privacy by design and/or to remediate privacy compliance gaps,

  • supporting the local business to comply with relevant obligations concerning the processing of personal data, in accordance with the Sanofi CHC’s applicable privacy standards,

  • supporting the successful execution of the Sanofi CHC’s privacy program in your region,

  • increasing Data Privacy awareness and competence and conduct trainings,

  • participate in the regular execution of Privacy Risk Assessment and Risk Management processes,

  • monitoring and analysing changes in data protection laws and regulations, and communicate updates to relevant stakeholders,

  • conducting or participating in internal audits and assessments to evaluate compliance with privacy policies and procedures,

  • overseeing the handling of data subject requests and data breaches affecting data subjects and/or Sanofi CHC entities under your responsibility.

  • facilitating the build-up and maintenance of a network of Privacy Champions in the region.

The role has no direct supervisory responsibilities but will coordinate with and counsel to the Global Privacy Team of Sanofi CHC as well as other functional and local privacy officers across the organization.

About you

Experience :

  • experience in supporting privacy compliance for multinational companies, with similar geographical scope, either as a consultant or as part of permanent staff;

  • previous experience in (or supporting) FMCG, HealthCare or AdTech companies is a plus;

  • experience in information security principles and practices, information risk analysis, and risk management.

Technical skills :

  • knowledge of PIPL and other privacy laws and practices in the region;

  • a good understanding of globally recognized privacy principles and landmark regulations (such as the European Union’s GDPR);

  • good knowledge of MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word,

  • practical knowledge of OneTrust or other equivalent tools,

Education :

  • university degree, preferably in law, engineering, or IT. Open to other technical backgrounds that can show deep understanding and robust track record on data protection laws and regulations,

  • privacy certification preferred (e.g., CIPP/A, CIPP/E and/or CIPM).

Soft skills :

  • self-starter, well organized, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced collaborative work environment and manage numerous projects simultaneously under deadline pressure,

  • a high-level of intellectual, professional, and interpersonal agility and flexibility, combined with strong analytical and problem-solving skills,

  • communication, empathic and influencing skills; must be able to succinctly summarize and present complex concepts to business partners,

  • able to work autonomously and cross-functionally within a matrixed team,

  • sound judgement and ability to analyse situations and information to propose pragmatic solutions,

  • creative thinker who is ready and willing to lead with high ethical standards an organization through change,

  • adaptability to embrace a dynamic and diverse working environment.

Languages :

  • excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills in English,

  • mother tongue or full professional proficiency in Chinese,

  • professional proficiency in other languages spoken in the region is a plus.

What we offer at Sanofi:

  • an international work environment, in which you can develop your talent and realize ideas and innovations within a competent team;

  • access to internal recruitment and development libraries - you can create your own career path within Sanofi; your professional development will be supported purposefully;

  • flexible home office policy, with a possibility to work up to 50% of time from home, where you can easily schedule your office days

  • an attractive package of benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program (mental health support, legal and financial consulting)

  • Gender neutral paid parental leave as well as volunteer days

If the description fits your experience and has aroused your interest, please apply so we can get in contact with you!

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At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.