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Data protection and privacy Analyst

New York, Montreal

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Data protection and privacy Analyst

At Valtech, we imagine and create the world of tomorrow!

Before we continue to dive into the requirements for the role let’s talk about Why you should join Valtech?

Flexibility: We trust in the expertise, skills, and actions of our colleagues. That’s why we provide a flexible work schedule that supports work/life balance.

Career Advancement: We offer a career, not just a job. We invest in the personal and professional growth of every employee because we believe growth leads to both business impact and personal fulfillment.

Learning and Development: We foster a culture that encourages and promotes professional growth and development, with continuous learning through our in house LMS (Ask us about the Academy)

The perks :  

  • Flexible PTO Policy!
  • Valtech is lucky to collaborate with amazing organizations (local to global). If you want to learn and grow as an eCommerce specialist, this is the place for you.
  • Flexible schedule, with a 37.5 hour work week.
  • The possibility to work remotely and $500 to outfit your home office when you first start.
  • The possibility to work from wherever you want (subject to approval).
  • Life, medical and dental insurance with 24/7 access to counseling and telemedicine & an employee assistance program (EAP).
  • A community of supportive people (from your day-to-day colleagues to the company owners).
  • Offices all across the globe including in Montreal and in Sainte-Thérèse, on the northshore of Montreal.
  • A strong corporate culture where the values Share, Dare and Care are a part of the company’s DNA.


Back to the role:

What you will do:

The Data Protection Analyst will provide technical recommendations for our client’s compliance with privacy legislation. These include, the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"), the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (known as "PIPEDA"), the Act to Modernize the Personal Information Protection Laws of Quebec (Bill 25"), the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA/CPRA") and other similar legislation around the world. The Data Protection Analyst will work hand-in-hand with Project Manager, Solutions Architects, Cybersecurity Analysts and dev teams on major eCommerce projects in B2C and B2B.

Note that the position is a temporary contract with chance of permanent hire once completed.

  • Provide guidance to clients on their privacy and data protection compliance position.
  • Evaluate and establish partnerships with third party providers of data protection technology solutions such as CMPs.
  • Develop a prioritized action plan and recommend appropriate measures to help clients comply with privacy and data protection regulations and best practices.
  • Establish guidelines and recommendations to clients to ensure compliant technology implementation related to data protection.
  • Monitor changes in legislation, making recommendations as necessary to support clients in their compliance.
  • Implement and manage the privacy compliance program.
  • Act as a subject matter expert in the review and development of privacy and security policies and procedures.
  • Conduct privacy and data protection impact assessments for clients.
  • Develop and provide awareness and training to staff on privacy and data protection.
  • Support the sales function in engineering sales related to privacy services, which may include assisting with proposal writing and attending meetings with prospects.

    What you should have:

    • Minimum 5 years of regulatory compliance, cybersecurity and/or project management experience.
    • Minimum 2 years of direct experience in data protection and privacy.
    • Strong knowledge of Canadian and provincial privacy legislation (PIPEDA, Act 25, GDPR, CCPA/CPRA).
    • Knowledge of other related privacy legislation is an asset (i.e. ePrivacy, HIPPA, etc...)
    • General knowledge of the cybersecurity threat landscape and computer security systems
    • Experience in eCommerce and online customer journey is a plus
    • Bachelor's degree in civil and/or common law is a plus.
    • Privacy and/or project management certifications (e.g., ISO27001/27701 Lead Implementor, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPP/C, CIPM, CIPT...) is a plus.
    • Knowledge of one or more major economic sectors (banking-insurance, distribution, industry, etc.) is an asset.
    • Perfect bilingualism in English and French is mandatory.


    Here’s a little about us

    Valtech is a global digital agency that focuses on business transformation for our clients. Founded in 1993, Valtech has established itself as one of the largest independent global agency groups with more than 6,000 exceptional individuals operating out of 51+ offices in 19 countries. We work with some of the world’s best-known brands from travel to retail, connected experiences to automotive and we’re now ready to bring on even more talented colleagues to join us.

    We believe diversity is essential to creating the best digital products & experiences. Valtech is committed to providing and maintaining a work environment where all employees and candidates are treated with dignity and respect and that is free of bias, prejudice, and harassment. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, citizenship, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

    Valtech is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates who require them (such as those with limitations, caring responsibilities or anything else they may need accommodations for) in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations, please let us know at na.commerce.recruitment@valtech.com.

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