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global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where
you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.
"For more than 30 years at 3M, I've seen firsthand how it's a
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to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact we're making
around the world" - Mike Roman, chief executive officer and
This position provides an opportunity to transition from other
private, public, government or military environments to a 3M
The Impact You'll Make in this Role
The Director and Assistant General Counsel, Data Privacy will be
responsible for privacy, data protection, and cybersecurity legal
issues, regulatory filings, training programs, third-party
assessments, risk management strategies, vendor contracting, and
legal compliance with data protection laws and regulations.
This role will provide legal counsel and guidance on a wide
variety of data protection and privacy legal matters which arise
from the operation of a large, complex, geographically dispersed
and technology-driven organization.
Provide legal advice and guidance on data privacy topics to 3M's
senior leaders, managers and other internal colleagues and clients
in the United States and globally (for global projects involving
United States) to confirm that current and proposed activities,
policies, business practices and transactions comply with relevant
data privacy laws and regulations.
Carry out the direction and strategy for 3M's Global Privacy
Program, including providing guidance on applicable privacy laws
and regulations, implementation of the program, including company
policies and processes covering the privacy and security of
personally identifiable information in accordance with global,
federal, state and local laws.
Work with the Global Privacy Officer, ensuring the company's
compliance with the HIPAA and its implementing regulations, the
European Union General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"), data
protection laws and regulations outside of the EU, Federal Trade
Commission guidance, and U.S. state privacy and information
security laws and regulations.
- Lead 3M's HIPAA/state medical privacy compliance initiatives
with respect to the handling of protected health information
("PHI") as well as medical information not subject to HIPAA, so
expert knowledge of HIPAA/state medical privacy laws is essential.
Candidates with in-house experience creating and leading a privacy
program at a healthcare technology company, healthcare system, or a
related industry are strongly encouraged to apply.
Your Skills and Expertise
To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires
(at a minimum) the following qualifications:
Juris Doctor degree (completed and verified prior to start) from
an accredited law school and member of a United States bar in good
Seven (7) years in data privacy law in a private, public,
non-profit, government or military environment
- Certification from relevant professional organizations, such as
the International Association of Privacy Professionals
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even
further in this role include:
Working experience in an AmLaw 100 firm and/or Fortune 500
environment in an attorney role is strongly preferred.
Significant knowledge of and experience with HIPAA, HITECH, CCPA
and other U.S. state and federal privacy laws.
Familiarity with health care relevant legislation and standards
for the protection of health information and patient privacy.
Possesses knowledge of business processes within diverse
industries, including, product development and approval,
manufacturing, marketing and selling.
Understands public policy and healthcare industry developments,
the legislative and liability implications of business
Advanced understanding of global privacy trends, best practices
and legal and regulatory requirements, including GDPR
Ability to form solid assumptions and formulate decisions and
recommendations from diverse facts and information
- Extensive familiarity with health care relevant legislation and
standards for the protection of health information and patient
Travel: May include up to 25% domestic and international
Relocation Assistance: May be authorized
Location: Maplewood, MN and may consider remote U.S. work
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment
without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B
Supporting Your Well-being
3M offers many programs to help you live your best life - both
physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits,
3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in
size and scope.
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policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while
performing assigned duties.
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