Head of Privacy and Compliance Manager

| New York, NY, USA | Hybrid
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Who we are

Outbrain (Nasdaq: OB) is a leading technology platform that drives business results by engaging people across the open internet. Outbrain predicts moments of engagement to drive measurable outcomes for advertisers and publishers using AI and machine learning across more than 7,000 online properties globally. Founded in 2006, Outbrain is headquartered in New York with offices in Israel and across the United States, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and South America.

Position Summary

As the Head of Privacy and Compliance Manager, you will be responsible for leading and managing our privacy and compliance programs across all aspects of our global business operations. You will play a critical role in ensuring that our practices align with relevant data protection regulations, industry standards, and best practices. This position requires an understanding of the ad tech industry, coupled with a proven track record of implementing and managing robust privacy programs in global companies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain comprehensive privacy and compliance strategies and policies in alignment with relevant laws and regulations, such as GDPR, CCPA, and other emerging privacy frameworks.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for all privacy-related inquiries, both internally and externally, including regulatory authorities, customers, and partners.
  • Conduct regular assessments and audits to identify potential risks and gaps in our privacy and compliance practices and develop action plans to address them effectively.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including Legal, Security, Product, and Engineering, to integrate privacy and compliance requirements into our products, services, and business processes.
  • Provide guidance and support to business units on data privacy impact assessments, data subject rights requests, and other privacy-related matters.
  • Stay abreast of evolving privacy laws, regulations, and industry standards and assess their impact on our business, advising senior leadership accordingly.
  • Lead and mentor a team of privacy and compliance professionals, fostering a culture of accountability, continuous learning, and excellence.

What you’ll bring:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in privacy and compliance roles.
  • Experience in the d tech industry, with a strong understanding of the digital advertising ecosystem, technologies and practices.
  • Proven track record of developing, implementing, and managing privacy programs in global companies, with a focus on data protection, privacy by design, and risk management.
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant privacy laws and regulations, such as GDPR, CCPA, ePrivacy Directive, and experience navigating complex regulatory environments.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills, with experience building and leading high-performing teams in fast-paced, dynamic environments.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to assess complex situations, identify solutions, and drive results in a collaborative manner.

What we offer: 

  • Opportunity to make a significant impact in shaping the privacy and compliance practices of a leading player in the ad tech industry.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment where your contributions are valued and recognized
  • Brand new NYC office in the Flatiron district with a flexible hybrid working model
  • Generous vacation package and unlimited sick days
  • Become part of our success with our equity program
  • World class healthcare options that are partially covered by Outbrain above benchmark (Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, 401K Plan with Matching)
  • Opportunities to join our mentorship program and inclusive Employee Resource Groups
  • Full access to LinkedIn Learning and our in-house SmartBrain educational platform
  • Global Onboarding Experience
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Outbrain’s New York City office is our company headquarters and the heart of Outbrain’s culture. NYC is where our company was founded and is still led by those original founders today. We recently moved into a brand new office in the beautiful and lively Flatiron District.

What are Outbrain Perks + Benefits

Outbrain Benefits Overview

86% of our employees rank our Work Life Balance as excellent, according to our February 2022 Engagement Survey. Don't believe us? Check out our reviews and real employee testimonials. We accomplish this through our impact driven culture. We focus on getting things done instead of where or when it gets done. With a hybrid working model, we work how it best suits us - we come to the office for collaboration and stay at home to focus and re-energize. It's not uncommon to see a cat, dog, or infant Outbrainer pop up in a Zoom call - in fact, it's encouraged.

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Partners with nonprofits
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Hybrid work model
Flexible work schedule
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education available during work hours

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