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ViacomCBS VP Privacy in LONDON, United Kingdom

Who We Are!

ViacomCBS Networks International,(VCNI) a unit of ViacomCBS Inc., is comprised of many of the world's most iconic consumer brands. Its portfolio includes Network 10, Channel 5, Telefe, Viacom 18, ViacomCBS International Studios, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount Network and Pluto TV among others. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, we provide powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents and across more than 180 countries.

Who You Are!

There are lots of people here doing all sorts of jobs and we believe that having all kinds of people from all kinds of backgrounds, makes this a great place to work! We work hard but in a fun environment and seek to nurture the best possible, inclusive environment. If you're passionate about working with diverse teams, leading by example and simply being you at work, this is the place for you!


ViacomCBS is seeking a talented, experienced and creative privacy counsel to lead the ViacomCBS European Privacy Functions across multiple jurisdictions and serve as European Data Protection Officer for the organisation.

  • This crucial role is part of the Central Privacy Team and plays a critical role in advising internal clients on various privacy compliance matters with respect to the company’s European business operations, including in the EU, UK, and Switzerland. As the DPO, the role will provide guidance to ViacomCBS business units regarding European data protection laws, regulations, industry guidance, and the competitive landscape to help set policy, analyse risk to the company

  • The position requires an innovative, forward-thinking and results-oriented individual with a passion to solve complex problems in a creative and pragmatic way and to translate laws and regulations into actionable policies and procedures that enable business objectives.

  • Embrace the ‘One ViacomCBS’ approach and encourage collaboration and team working

  • Be an ambassador for all VCNI channels, internally and externally

  • Adopt and promote the ViacomCBS values and support a culture of inclusion

What skills do you need

  • Law degree and UK or other EU Bar or equivalent certifications. IAPP Certifications CIPP/E, CIPP/IT and/or CIPT preferred.

  • Experience in the privacy profession with extensive experience in European data protections laws including the GDPR and ePrivacy Directive.

  • Strong experience working on data breaches, incident response and advising on cyber risk and IT compliance issues.

  • Experience with privacy in the digital advertising space, including programmatic and online behavioural advertising.

  • Experience working and communicating with European data protection authorities.

  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills and the ability to manage simultaneous projects under pressure.

  • Proven ability to establish and maintain a high level of confidentiality, respect, trust and credibility.

  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills. Ability to speak a second language, preferably Spanish, ideal.

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a collegial, fast-paced team, with the flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters and collaborate with various business clients and divisions.

  • Experience working in an international environment.

Whether you are a leader or hope to one day be, you will be a change maker by challenging the status quo, Lead with passion and purpose Drive collaboration and Lead with openness to individual differences and diverse perspectives.

What are our values - Bravery | Empathy | Honesty

Our values, and their related behaviours, guide how we show up to work each day and help ensure that we all treat each other with respect. The three values are intertwined and work together to drive the business outcomes we seek, and once combined we believe these will power our company forward.

What are our benefits

As well as being supported with your career goals Permanent and Fixed Term Contract employees will be entitled to:

  • Private Medical Insurance after completing 3 months of employment

  • Season Ticket Loan

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • TV Package Discount

  • Contributory Pension Scheme

  • Discounted Gym Membership

  • Discounts for Local Shops and Restaurants and Access to Reward Gateway

  • We are happy to talk about flexible working

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer and we take our responsibility in safeguarding children and adults seriously. We work hard to ensure that everyone with whom we engage receive equal protection from all types of harm or abuse, regardless of age, disability, gender, racial heritage, religious belief, sexual orientation or identity; an obligation we take very seriously. To ensure, we are an exemplar in the field of safeguarding individuals, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria of the role applied for and for those who are successful in receiving an offer for roles that interact with children, completed background checks will be required prior to joining.

Locations UK-LONDON

Posted Date 23 hours ago (1/19/2021 1:51 PM)

Function Legal/Standards & Practices

Brand ViacomCBS Networks International