Counsel – Privacy & Cybersecurity

at Eaton Corporation
Published March 16, 2023
Location Lansing, MI
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


**_Job Summary_**

+ This role will work closely with teams throughout Eaton, including Legal, Product, IT Security, and Engineering, to build privacy and security into our products, drive compliance with privacy and technology laws globally, and maintain a culture of privacy within Eaton.

+ This position will provide legal advice for matters relating to privacy and cybersecurity, drive awareness across the organization regarding cutting-edge legal and business developments, and lead team morale and collaboration efforts.

+ Furthermore, this position will independently lead certain elements of the privacy program, be a key strategic partner for senior leadership and functions across Eaton.

+ The Counsel - Privacy & Cybersecurity will develop and maintain broad network of business relationships across all levels of the organization to support Eaton's Data Protection and Privacy program.

**_Job Responsibilities_**

+ Advise product and engineering teams regarding data privacy and cybersecurity requirements and best practices

+ Drive privacy-and-security-by-design and -default throughout Eaton's product development process

+ Drive awareness among the Privacy and Cybersecurity team regarding cutting-edge legal and business developments, and lead team morale and collaboration efforts

+ Drive Eaton's efforts to be a trusted steward of our customers' data in every market where Eaton operates

+ Create and present engaging company-wide trainings regarding data privacy and security requirements and standard methodologies

+ Partner with the Digital Team to support implementation of device data strategy and help prepare for upcoming legislation.

+ Interface with senior management to develop strategic plans for the collection, use and sharing of information in a manner that maximizes its value while complying with applicable privacy and cyber related regulations.

+ Identify and drive improvement opportunities within our legal department's Digital, Technology and Innovation program.

+ Conduct risk assessments and monitor internal controls, ensuring issues are documented and tracked to closure and liaison with relevant stakeholders.

+ Perform crisis management when an incident arises, including identifying, investigating, and remediating privacy incidents and breaches in a timely manner consistent with program requirements, leading crisis communications, developing solutions to unexpected situations, identifying training opportunities and liaising with appropriate stakeholders to drive alignment and coordinated resolutions.

+ Develop and deploy self-service tools to support digital and other customer needs for program components.



_Education level required:_

+ J.D. and license to practice law in at least one state

+ Privacy, Cyber or Technology related certificate (e.g., CIPP/US, CIPT, CIPP/E, CIPM, CISSP) a plus.

_Years and area of experience required:_

+ 10 years of experience, at least 2 years of experience in the field of Privacy and/or Cybersecurity

+ Experience in a corporate legal department desired

+ Experience working in a global, cross functional environment.

Eaton recognizes this role as a critical position within the corporation and will create a compelling package consisting of all compensation and benefits elements. The annual salary range for this role is $150,000- $222,000 a year.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations. This position is also eligible for a variable incentive program and long -term incentives. We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work.

Click here for more details: Eaton Benefits Overview. pct_1804713.pdf ( (\_1804713.pdf)

Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call us at 412-893-3600 to discuss your specific need. Only accommodation requests will be accepted by this phone number. All other inquiries related to your job search will not be supported by this phone number.

Eaton is an intelligent power management company dedicated to improving the quality of life and protecting the environment for people everywhere. We are guided by our commitment to do business right, to operate sustainably and to help our customers manage power - today and well into the future. By capitalizing on the global growth trends of electrification and digitalization, we're accelerating the planet's transition to renewable energy, helping to solve the world's most urgent power management challenges, and doing what's best for our stakeholders and all of society. Founded in 1911, Eaton has been listed on the NYSE for nearly a century. We reported revenues of $19.6 billion in 2021 and serve customers in more than 170 countries.

Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company's operations by at least 50 percent by 2030.

Eaton is committed to having a workforce that is diverse and non-discriminatory at all levels, reflecting the diversity of our customers and the varied environments in which we conduct business around the world. Our success depends on our ability to attract and retain the very best people unlimited by race, color, social or economic status, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any protected status. Eaton follows relevant non-discrimination laws and regulations in the countries where we operate. It is the policy of the Company to make all decisions regarding employment, including hiring, compensation, training, promotions, transfers, or lay-offs, based on the principle of equal employment opportunity as defined above.

**Job: Legal**

**Region: North America - US/Puerto Rico**

**Organization: Corporate Sector**

**Job Level: Individual Contributor**

**Schedule: Full-time**

**Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes - Remote**

**Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only**

**Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time**