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Compliance Officer, Data Privacy

Sandvik Machining Solutions (SMS) is looking for an experienced Compliance Officer within Data Privacy to join our global and high-performing compliance team – someone who’s passionate about conducting business with honesty, integrity, and high ethical standards to meet legal requirements as well as stakeholder expectations.

Some words about us

SMS, a business area segment within the Sandvik Group – incorporating the five divisions of Sandvik Coromant, Seco Tools, Walter, Dormer Pramet and Wolfram – is the leading supplier in the global cutting tool industry and our brand portfolio holds some of the strongest brands in the market. Our Compliance Program consists of anti-bribery and corruption, competition, data protection and trade. We welcome you to join us in a versatile role with excellent opportunities for personal development, right in the center of our multinational business!

Your mission
In this position, you work to promote and drive compliance with laws, regulations, internal policies and procedures, supporting a culture of integrity and raising awareness of compliance-related matters throughout our organization. Training and educating staff in compliance topics is an important part of the job.

Included in your assignment is to:

  • Drive the global Data Privacy Program in SMS.
  • Identify compliance risks, advise on compliance activities and set priorities for the activities in order to reduce compliance risks.
  • Train and educate people in data privacy, end develop training plans and training material.
  • Work independently and closely with the business, seek to understand how GDPR and international data privacy apply to the different operations and set effective controls.
  • Be the contact and advisor within SMS for staff members, compliance officers and privacy officers at group, business area and division levels, and for information security colleagues.
  • Be the point of contact in relation to the relevant external regulators and ensure incident requirements and notifications are met in all jurisdictions.
  • Establish policies, procedures and operational processes and templates to meet the data protection requirements.
  • Maintain records of data privacy activities and co-ordinate in relation to audits.

You report directly to the SMS Chief Compliance Officer. The location of the position is flexible within the European Union.

Your profile
We’re looking for someone with solid experience of working in positions similar to this, and a relevant degree in Law, Finance, Business Administration or other related field. Previous experience from international companies or organizations is advantageous, as well as from working with OneTrust and other IT systems and tools applicable for this area. As we’re a global organization, you need excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal, while knowledge in other languages is beneficial.

With an energetic, persistent, and process-oriented approach, you look at our business from a broader perspective and you enjoy turning complex matters into understandable, practical and effective solutions. Solid communication skills help you build trust and develop global networks and collaborations. With your persistent, organized and self-driven features, you know how to prioritize and are a fast learner.

Our culture

At Sandvik, we’re tech driven, innovative and entrepreneurial. We believe that success is a team effort so we value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture where people can be themselves and reach their full potential. So, we invest in supporting each other, learning together and celebrating our differences. Visit our stories hub, LinkedIn or Facebook to get to know us further.

Contact information

For further information about this position, please contact Charlotta Malmlund, recruiting manager, charlotta.malmlund@sandvik.com

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Union contacts – Sweden

Thomas Lilja, Unionen, +46 (0)70 261 04 82

Göran Norell, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)70 616 43 78

Peter Olsson-Andrée, Ledarna, +46 (0)70 222 48 55

Recruitment Specialist: Lisbeth Häggström

How to apply

Send your application no later than June 2, 2024. Click apply and include your resume and cover letter in English. Please note that we don’t accept applications by e-mail. Job ID: R0066191.

As we aim for a fair recruitment process, we utilize assessment tools to safeguard objectivity. When you apply for this job, you will therefore receive an invitation via email to a personality and logic ability test. Feedback comes immediately after the test has been completed and the selection process begins after the application deadline.

To learn more about our recruitment process, please visit our career site or contact HR Services at hrservices.nordic@sandvik.com

Sandvik Manufacturing and Machining Solutions is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a global market-leading manufacturer of tools and tooling systems for advanced industrial metal cutting. The business area also comprises the areas of additive manufacturing and digital manufacturing solutions. In 2023, sales were approximately 49 billion SEK with about 20,300 employees.​​

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