Global Data Privacy Director

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About the Role:

FTI Consulting, Inc.'s Risk and Compliance Department is seeking a Global Privacy Director to oversee the Company's compliance with privacy laws in the markets in which we operate. This position is located in London and will report to the Company's Chief Risk and Compliance Officer in Washington, D.C.

Job Summary:

The position is responsible for providing strategic leadership on privacy law compliance and maintaining and continually improving a robust global program. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

• Continually develop, enhance and lead FTI's global privacy compliance program

• Horizon scan and monitor the entry into force of new relevant privacy laws. Once identified, ensure proper controls implementation.

• Engage with data protection authorities and policymakers to maintain sustainable, scalable, and global approaches to sophisticated data privacy protection needs

• Serve as the Data Protection Officer for our EMEA region and beyond

• Collaborate with partners in legal, compliance, IT, and business teams to proactively address risks, recommend solutions, and ensure compliance with regulations unique to our business segments.

• Coordinate with global leadership to identify and minimize data privacy and cybersecurity risks and drive the implementation of initiatives across the company

• Participate as a leading member of FTI's incident response team including development of appropriate breach management policies, controls, training programs and testing

• Work with IT and other departments to enhance the related aspects of the cybersecurity program

• Work with client-facing professionals to ensure that FTI's privacy policies and procedures are in line with client requirements

• Ensure appropriate levels of data privacy awareness and accountability across the organization


10 years of professional experience including 5 years of experience leading or serving in a senior role within a Privacy compliance function (although we will consider a candidate outside of this who can demonstrate that they have the experience required for the role). You will also have to have:

• Prior experience working in a privacy compliance function in a professional services environment preferred

• Knowledge of relevant guidelines and regulations (GDPR, CPRA, POPIA, etc.)

• Excellent negotiation, conflict resolution, and interpersonal skills

• Must be a solutions-driven, highly motivated and organized team player with impeccable integrity

• A degree in law is a plus



• Ethics and values

• Dealing with ambiguity

• Business acumen

• Integrity and trust

• Drive for results

• Organizational agility


• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment

• Ability to handle unanticipated situations effectively and work well under pressure with tight deadlines

• Self-starter with a desire to contribute meaningfully to the organization, who is able to work both independently and with minimal direction, and as part of a team

• Excellent judgment and the knowledge and ability to involve and keep key stakeholders and/or senior management appropriately informed

• Ability to weigh risks against operational needs to develop reasoned recommendations

#LI-MD1 Our Benefits All

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:
  • Competitive salary and bonus plans
  • Generous paid holidays and paid time off
  • Annual paid volunteer hours
  • Corporate matching for charitable donations
  • Free snacks and drinks

About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes . For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter ( @FTIConsulting ), Facebook and LinkedIn .

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.


Job information

Firm: FTI Consulting

Location: London


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