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ERT Data Privacy Attorney in Medford, Massachusetts

ERT is looking to hire a Data Privacy Attorney who will act as an invividual contributor to the Data Privacy Team, ensuring compliance with ERT's data privacy and security governance program processes and initiatives for the organization. Responsibilities also include privacy and security contract review and analysis, preparation, and negotiation.

1.Assist with producing Program documentation, including privacy risk assessments, risk

analyses, incident reports, and related artifacts.

  1. Assist with receiving, documenting, tracking, investigating, and taking action on privacy

incidents, where required.

  1. Assist with documenting privacy and security regulations, and associated compliance

requirements, assist in completion of data privacy impact assessments, and work with

business to ensure Program requirements are addressed.

  1. Assist with ensuring applicable privacy and security requirements are incorporated into

Policies, SOPs, and other controls, implemented for a project, product, or platform.

  1. Assist with implementing all data processing agreements to ensure applicable Program

concerns, requirements, and responsibilities are addressed, in addition to assisting with

on-going compliance monitoring.

  1. Act as a data privacy and compliance liaison, under the direction of the DPO, to the

business, to ensure compliance with applicable data protection laws, such as GDPR,


  1. Maintains all related Program data in the central database to ensure that accurate and

concise information is obtained and captured to allow reporting of Program-related


  1. Provides general support and assistance to the DPO, when necessary, including filing,

generating outgoing correspondence, archiving, obtaining contract signatures, and any

other privacy and security-related projects necessary to support the Program.

  1. Participates in meetings Data Privacy Team meetings, and other departmental meetings,

as needed.

  1. Analyzes, reviews, and negotiates privacy and security client and vendor contract terms,

conditions, and obligations, as assigned.

  1. Works with Contracts team to document workflow lifecycle to ensure all internal

approvals are received for all documents created.


  1. Coordinates with internal ERT stakeholders, including IT and Security, on related terms

in the contract, or contract change(s) in scope, including all non-standard terms and


  1. Attends client meetings and participates on client calls individually and/or with other

members of the Data Privacy Team, as needed.

  1. Provides other support, as necessary, as directed by the DPO, including without

limitation: supporting any requirements for Program monitoring.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description represent the major responsibilities

of the position. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as required. ERT reserves

the right to amend or change this job description to meet the needs of ERT. This job description

and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.

  1. Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited institution.

  2. Membership in good standing with one State bar.

  3. 1 - 3 years of relevant experience, preferably with exposure to data privacy and security


  1. Excellent research and writing skills are required.

  2. Ability to manage and communicate with multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced work


  1. Effective organizational, analytical, confidentiality, multi-tasking, and time management


  1. Ability to manage a high contract volume.

  2. Excellent judgment, attention to detail, communication and direct customer skills, plus

the ability to work as part of a team as well as an individual contributor.

  1. Must be able to travel domestically and internationally (5-10%)

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Hours: Full Time

External Company Name: eResearch Technology

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Street: One Cabot Road, Suite 300