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Data Governance Program Manager

Experian is an Equal Opportunity Employer Including Disability/Veterans Job Number: 189921 Costa Mesa, California


Do you want to help a fast-growing division of Experian meet its goals while ensuring sound risk management is in place? As Data Governance Program Manager, you will help to start and maintain programs around privacy and regulatory that make sense for the business financially while protecting us from risks. This is a fast-paced environment where key contributors can make a big difference.

Areas of focus for this role include:

Third Party Oversight/Client Vetting
• Oversee third party life cycle management to ensure proper stakeholders are engaged
• Advise on client vetting / onboarding and opportunity escalation
• Oversee and review third party background and data use escalations
• Work with stakeholders including management, key departments, legal & compliance and various committees to ensure that the organization has and maintains appropriate controls on client, third party, and consumer integrations
• Assist with client third party audits or requests
Privacy/Data Governance
• Collaborate with information security and product teams in the development, implementation, and ongoing compliance of Data Governance principles to ensure all internal privacy concerns, requirements and responsibilities are addressed
• Maintain data access and use policies in addition to performing assessments on all ad-hoc and automated data access requests in line with regulatory compliance
• Engage with regulatory affairs and escalate/communicate the impact of new laws and/or change in laws while ensuring proper implementation
• Draft policies and processes to ensure compliance with internal standards and regulatory obligations

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications

Required skills:
  • 5 years of experience of privacy program management, privacy governance, privacy operations or a transferable role
  • Knowledge of the Product Development Life Cycle
  • Experience working with sales organizations
  • Experience with collaboration tools such as Confluence
  • Ability to communicate to all levels of the organization both technical and non-technical in nature
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
Preferred knowledge:
  • Proven understanding of how internet / B2B organizations leverage and protect data assets and comply with applicable laws
  • Knowledge of data governance / privacy
  • Familiarity with GLBA, FCRA, and GDPR