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Sedgwick Manager Privacy in Topeka, Kansas

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Manager Privacy


For a career path that is both challenging and rewarding, join Sedgwick’s talented team of 27,000 colleagues around the globe. Sedgwick is a leading provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Millions of people and organizations count on Sedgwick each year to take care of their needs when they face a major life event or something unexpected happens. Whether they have a workplace injury, suffer property or financial loss or damage from a natural or manmade disaster, are involved in an auto or other type of accident, or need time away from work for the birth of a child or another medical situation, we are here to provide compassionate care and expert guidance. Our clients depend on our talented colleagues to take care of their most valuable assets—their employees, their customers and their property. At Sedgwick, caring counts®. Join our team of creative and caring people of all backgrounds, and help us make a difference in the lives of others.

PRIMARY PURPOSE : To design, develop, and oversee the Americas privacy office program core functions including maintaining policies and procedures, monitoring compliance, and investigating issues or breaches.


  • Provides guidance and oversight of the breach response program; reviews process flows and recommends improvements.

  • Serves as a subject matter expert in compliance gap analysis, readiness assessments, and assists key stakeholders in mapping of data assets and processes.

  • Conducts and reviews privacy impact assessments and provides risk mitigation actions.

  • Reviews and advises on data privacy requirements in contracts, RFPs, and client questionnaires.

  • Manages subject access requests and other data subject requests; assists with external disclosure requests and requirements.

  • Trains stakeholder groups on data privacy, security, and ethics.

  • Leads key strategic elements of the company’s data privacy compliance program including policies, procedures, and compliance metrics.

  • Informs, advises, and issues recommendations to data protection queries from internal and external stakeholders on data privacy and personal data processing and protection requirements.


  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Travels as required.


  • Provides support, guidance, leadership and motivation to promote maximum performance.

  • Administers company personnel policies in all areas and follows company staffing standards and training recommendations.

  • Interviews, hires and establishes colleague performance development plans; conducts colleague performance discussions.


Education & Licensing

Bachelor's degree in paralegal or privacy studies from an accredited college or university preferred. International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) credential preferred.


Eight (8) years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills

  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products

  • Analytical and interpretive skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Proven management/leadership skills

  • Ability to create and complete comprehensive, accurate and constructive written reports

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies


When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

Mental : Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines

Physical : Computer keyboarding, travel as required

Auditory/Visual : Hearing, vision and talking

NOTE : Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.

The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.