Vice President & Corporate Counsel – Global Privacy & Regulatory Counsel

Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts and branded residential properties. Marriott’s Law Department services the Company’s lodging and hospitality business and provides legal advice and counsel to Marriott’s internal clients.The attorney in this position will be a member of Marriott International’s Law Department in the Global Legal Compliance group at Marriott’s corporate headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. The attorney will provide legal support and regulatory compliance advice on global privacy requirements such as individual rights and data retention, and global regulatory matters involving technology, cybersecurity, and privacy.The Corporate Counsel’s primary responsibilities will be to:Provide privacy legal advice to the company, particularly on issues related to individual rights and data retention;Provide guidance to ensure compliance with global regulatory matters involving technology, cybersecurity, and privacy;Fulfill the Company’s ongoing obligations to submit required paperwork, certifications, or other updates to regulatory authorities as may be required;Maintain strong coordination, cooperation, and mutual support between the Law Department and other corporate departments with compliance obligations to independently ensure that such obligations and responsibilities are being fulfilled across the Company, including by business partners in Global Information Security, the Global Privacy Office, Global Technology, Loyalty, Customer Engagement Centers, Global M&A, the Corporate Secretary, Finance, Procurement, Human Resources, Consumer Experience, Communications, Operations, and Owner & Franchise Services.Communicate compliance progress with executive leadership and the Board of Directors during regular governance meetings;Communicate with regulatory authorities and respond to government inquiries as appropriate or required;Monitor and communicate with other internal and external stakeholders regarding compliance issues related to global regulatory matters;Drive continued risk mitigation, including by tracking and analyzing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in an independent and efficient manner;Coordinate independent third-party assessments conducted by outside experts, communicate the results to executive leadership and help to supervise, track, and implement any recommendations or remediation actions related to the same; andMonitor evolving laws, regulations, and best practices in the areas of cybersecurity and privacy to help identify critical legal issues and practical compliance solutions or issues.Candidate ProfileSuccessful candidates should possess the experience, knowledge, and skills as follows:Minimum of 3 years’ experience in providing legal and regulatory advice on data security and privacy matters;Excellent academic records with a law degree (J.D.) from a top law school;Admission to the Bar of a US state;Strong project management skills, with an ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and resources with a sense of urgency and to navigate within a complex organization in a deadline-driven environment;High degree of technical competence and familiarity with computer systems and networks, including leading IT-security technologies and terminology;Experience interfacing with government authorities having jurisdiction over privacy and data security compliance matters;Good working knowledge of key cybersecurity and privacy laws, regulations, and best practices (e.g., GDPR, CCPA, PIPEDA, Australia Privacy Act, and the China Cybersecurity Law);Flexibility and adaptability in addressing global issues as they arise across multiple time zones by being sensitive to potential local business and cultural differences;Ability to expeditiously identify and analyze issues and provide legally sound recommendations consistent with good business practices;Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively and work diplomatically with individuals at all levels;Ability to foster relationships across the organization;Excellent written and oral communication skills, including presentation and PowerPoint skills;Excellent conflict management skills and ability to influence without coercion;Ability to balance priorities, work activities, and resources for the benefit of multiple key stakeholders;Ability to identify opportunities for improvement and facilitate the implementation of creative solutions;Ability to work independently, take ownership of and effectively solve problems; and

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