AbbVie Data Protection Liaison, Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa in Rungis, France

Data Protection Liaison, Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa

France, Île-de-France, Rungis

Information Technology

Requisition #1800274

Role Description:

The Data Protection Liaison (DPL) for Eastern Europe, Middle East, & Africa (EEMEA) will assist the Regional Data Protection Officer (DPO) in issue-spotting and communicating data protection issues to help ensure compliance with (1) the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and (2) internal AbbVie privacy policies and procedures.


  • The DPL will be the primary point of contact locally for any privacy related questions at the affiliate level

  • The DPL will escalate any issues as appropriate to the Regional DPO and/or the European Regional Privacy Counsel

  • The DPL will assist in mandatory Personal Data Assessments for local projects

  • The DPL will monitor data flows and maintain records in coordination with local functions as required

  • The DPL will be the point of contact for any global or regional privacy project that require local implementation of privacy projects at the affiliate level

  • The DPL will raise local privacy awareness through training and communication

  • The DPL will provide assistance with managing any data breaches originating in or having an impact on the local affiliate

  • The DPL will support any affiliate privacy audits

  • The DPL will provide support to the Regional DPO for any other privacy related matters, such as data breaches and privacy impact assessments


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent is preferred

  • The DPL should have affinity with technology and privacy matters

  • The DPL should have familiarity with EU data protection laws and practices and enterprise technology systems, such as HR management and CRM systems

  • The DPL should have excellent communication skills and a proven ability to collaborate effectively across a global organization

  • The DPL should have excellent English language skills

  • Prior privacy and/or security certifications or credentials (e.g. CIPP-EU) are a plus

This role can be based in multiple locations.