Head of Global Data Privacy
Posted on 2/9/2024

501-1,000 employees

Integrated platform for managing omnichannel commerce content
Company Overview
Syndigo stands out as a leader in the commerce ecosystem, offering a unique Active Content Engine that enables seamless data and content flow, thereby driving real-time value for retailers, brands, and distributors. The company's comprehensive omnichannel capabilities across the content lifecycle empower clients to make smarter decisions, accelerate sales, and control all content and data flows at every point. With Syndigo's continuous optimization and the largest global two-sided network, clients can effectively manage content, drive sales, and harness exponential data growth, setting Syndigo apart in the modern commerce industry.
AI & Machine Learning
Consumer Goods
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding





Chicago, Illinois

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Google Analytics
  • Work experience: min. 3 years within a data protection function in a SaaS company with global coverage
  • Have a very good understanding of the requirements of the EU and UK GDPR, the CCPA, and Privacy Shield
  • Languages: fluent in English, both written and oral
  • Strong contract negotiation skills, both in writing and in meetings
  • Intermediate understanding of Internet technologies, including tracking technologies, and encryption technologies
  • More than 2 years involvement in a policy environment
  • Relevant Data Protection and Privacy experience, in particular with respect to the Privacy Program reporting and analytics
  • Advanced command of MS Excel, Teams, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Word
  • CIPP/E and CIPP/US certifications
  • Work with the Privacy Team members (InfoSec, Legal and external DPO) and other key stakeholders within the company to implement, prioritize, and manage execution of privacy initiatives, primarily related to the GDPR/CCPA/PIPEDA
  • Develop guidance and assist the company in identifying, implementing, and maintaining data protection policies and procedures in coordination with management, the Risk Committee, and the Legal department
  • Guide the products development team so that products conform to privacy-by-design principles
  • Review and advise on data protection clauses in contracts with the company’s clients and service providers and assist on contract execution
  • Maintain the Company’s records of processing updated
  • Help improve and optimize existing data protection operations
  • Serve as a point of contact for data protection-related queries from internal stakeholders, customers, data subjects and regulators
  • Perform Transfer Impact Assessments (TIAs)
  • Update the Syndigo Intra-Group Data Transfer Agreement to reflect changes to processing operations and laws
  • Keep up to date with current data protection law developments and determine if changes to the Company’s data protection program needs to be updated
  • Identify the need for, and perform Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs)
  • Advise the Company in the event of personal data breaches
  • Advise on the risk on certain data processing operations
  • Review and revise terms of use and privacy policies
  • Assists with responding to compliance audits, questionnaires, and/or reviews conducted by Company’s clients any internal audits or reviews conducted (including implementing, facilitating or monitoring any necessary resulting corrective actions to ensure completion)
  • Assist with preparing status reports and other leadership updates and collecting program metrics
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience working with data protection authorities and regulators in charge of enforcing privacy requirements
  • Knowledge of compliance management standards, tools, methodologies (experience of CookieBot would be advantageous)
  • CIPM certification
  • Information security experience and certifications
  • Understanding of commonly used business tools such as SharePoint, Google Analytics, Jira
  • Understanding of website development processes
  • Fluency in other European languages (German, Spanish, Dutch, French) are a bonus