Data Privacy Compliance Analyst

Job Location US-MA-Medford | US-PA-Pittsburgh | US-PA-Philadelphia
Full Time
Regular Full-Time


The Data Privacy Compliance Analyst contributes, as part of the Data Privacy Team, to all on-going activities related to the development, implementation, maintenance of, and adherence to the company's data privacy and security governance program.


ERT is a global data and technology company that minimizes uncertainty and risk in clinical trials so that customers can move ahead with confidence. With nearly 50 years of clinical and therapeutic experience, ERT balances knowledge of what works with a vision for what’s next, so we can adapt without compromising standards.


Since 2014, more than half of all FDA drug approvals came from ERT-supported studies. Pharma companies, biotechs and CROs have relied on ERT solutions in 10,000+ studies spanning more than three million patients to date. 



In this role, you will:


  • Collaborate with other Data Privacy Team members, manage the unauthorized disclosure/data breach management report (“UDR”) process to include: monitoring of the ERT privacy inbox; review all UDR form submissions; lead any required UDR investigations, ensuring applicable key stakeholders are included in the investigation; complete the necessary UDR documentation, including the applicable risk assessment, manage any associated complaint or CAPA report that may be required; and generate a monthly UDR metrics report to be supplied to key business stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with other Data Privacy Team members, maintain and execute, the Program monitoring, in addition to supporting any monitoring documentation updates required, e.g. SOP, data privacy monitoring checklist, executive report, and executive summary, to ensure compliance with Program requirements and applicable data privacy and security laws and regulations.
  • Perform on-going monitoring of all company business units; document the results and implement any corrective actions or remediations that may be required under the direction of the DPO and in accordance with the Program monitoring schedule.
  • Assist with fulfilling subject access requests, including documenting the necessary information and liaising with key stakeholders, where required.
  • Under the direction of the DPO, manage external data privacy audits, such as GDPR and HIPAA compliance
  • Drive data privacy training and awareness, globally, across all business units to ensure compliance with Program requirements.
  • In collaboration with other Data Privacy Team members, ensure applicable privacy and security requirements are incorporated in Policies, SOPs, and other controls, implemented for a project, product, or platform.
  • Act as a data privacy and compliance liaison, under the direction of the DPO, to the business, to ensure compliance with applicable data protection laws, such as GDPR, CCPA, and HIPAA.
  • Under the direction of the DPO, develops Program report metrics, e.g. against monitoring activities, UDRs, etc., to aid the DPO in presenting Program metrics to the executive management team.
  • Maintain all related Program data in the central database to ensure that accurate and concise information is obtained and captured to allow reporting of Program-related obligations
  • Provide general support and assistance to the DPO, when necessary, including filing, generating outgoing correspondence, archiving, obtaining contract signatures, and any other privacy and security-related projects necessary to support the Program.
  • Participate in meetings with the Data Privacy Team, and other departmental meetings, as needed.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description represent the major responsibilities of the position.  Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as required.  ERT reserves the right to amend or change this job description to meet the needs of ERT.  This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.



Candidates who offer a combination of the following education, skills, knowledge and experience are encouraged to apply for the new role of Data Privacy Compliance Analyst: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, healthcare, business administration, or a related discipline.
  • 1 - 3 years of relevant experience, in data privacy and security compliance, risk management, quality assurance, or compliance.
  • Experience with CCPA and GDPR is required, and HIPPA is a plus.
  • Ability to manage and communicate with multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Effective organizational, analytical, confidentiality, multi-tasking, and time management skills.
  • Strong presentation skills, particularly in the development of professional and thoughtful materials.
  • Excellent judgment, attention to detail, communication and direct customer skills, plus the ability to work as part of a team, as well as an individual contributor
  • Must be able to travel both domestic and internationally (~10-15%)

This role is a hybrid role, working 1-2 days in the office (Pittsburgh, Philadelphia or Boston).


Interested in working for ERT but this isn't quite the right job for you? Please see our website for our other current openings.


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ERT is a growing and rewarding place to advance your career, especially for those who are passionate about finding solutions that improve lives – or save lives – for millions of people around the world.  Our success starts with caring and collaborative people, from the recent college grad who’s just getting started to the seasoned professional with a wealth of knowledge, skills and experience.  Together, we’re making a difference.


ERT is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Join us!




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