AbbVie Data Protection Liaison Nordics in Stockholm, Sweden

Data Protection Liaison Nordics

Sweden, Stockholm, Stockholm

Information Technology

Requisition #1803378

The Data Protection Liason (DPL) Nordics 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.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • 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.


  • 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.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

Travel: 20% travel