Manager - Privacy (Incident)- REMOTE in Reston, VA at Maximus

Date Posted: 7/24/2021

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    Reston, VA
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Job Description

The Privacy Manager’s primary responsibility is to investigate and document the risk resulting from all reported and assigned privacy incidents, including applying legal analysis to make a final breach determination, determine root causes, identify potential process improvements, recommend sanctions, and suggest training recommendations The Privacy Manger completes tasks to meet legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements.

 Job Summary

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Research current laws, regulations and contracts to ensure proper application and maintain working knowledge for application to incident and other inquiry review.

- Manage the breach notification process (e.g., generate breach notification letters that meet applicable standards, coordinate the approval and mailing of the letters with Clients and internal stakeholders as appropriate, ensure letters are posted to the internal SharePoint site).

- Derive historical data from the Privacy Incident Database upon request.

- Perform quarterly review of completed privacy incidents in the Privacy Incident Database to ensure accuracy.

- Provide coverage for the Privacy Official Office Administrator including incident. 

- Review, update and create Privacy Incident Work Instructions and Shells.

- Assist with revising or developing, as appropriate, policies and procedures at the project and the corporate level to maintain contractual, regulatory and statutory compliance.

- Manage or contribute to, as appropriate, the development of corporate and project privacy training and awareness materials. 

- Review subcontracts, business associate agreements and other documents for privacy compliance requirements in collaboration with the Privacy Inquiry Team.

- Promote the Privacy Official Office through positive and active communication with Project contacts.

Minimum Requirements:

- PhD or Juris Doctor (JD) from an accredited law school.
- At least three (3) years of experience in privacy, quality or compliance.
- Ability to read and interpret regulatory laws and contracts with ability to translate complex regulatory requirements into practical operations advice.
- Strong organization, attention to detail, analytical skills and problem-solving capabilities with excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, organizationally complex, deadline-oriented work environment.
- Ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders.
- Excellent written communication skills.
- Must be a team player and have the willingness to continue to learn and evolve in the position.
- Must be able to work independently and exercise good judgment.
- Heightened awareness of business ethics and compliance.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint required).

Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.
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