Ethics, Compliance and Privacy Manager

  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Sep 28, 2021

Job Description


Flexible location. Although the Ethics, Compliance and Privacy team is a team in TNC's Global Headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, the individual may work remotely from anywhere in the United States.#LI-REMOTE#PDN


Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive. We're rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. We know we'll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. Whether it's career development, work/life balance, or a rewarding mission, there's lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all of our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued.Although you'll see requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. Passion, innovation, and diversity are all key components to advancing our Mission and we encourage you to apply.


The Ethics, Compliance and Privacy Manager will be responsible for managing and leading small to large-scale complex projects primarily focused on training, communications and engagement to build staff capacity and expertise to foster a culture of performance with integrity and privacy program implementation.


The Ethics, Compliance and Privacy Manager will establish project goals and success factors, and will develop project plans, budgets, metrics and schedules with input and buy-in from key stakeholders and team members. They will define roles and responsibilities and lead the project teams to successfully achieve identified goals related to training, communications and engagement and privacy program implementation in the most cost-effective and time-saving manner possible. They will perform risk management, issue resolution, and conflict management, and collaboratively solve complex problems. They will utilize project management methodologies and processes and act as a resource to other staff and project managers to provide project management guidance, training, and expertise. RESPONSIBILITIES & SCOPEManage and implement multiple complex projects, including managing project teams, setting deadlines, and ensuring accountability; Act independently and exercise independent judgment to identify and solve problems; Demonstrate sensitivity in handling confidential information; Manage the design, development, and implementation of training offerings focused on ethics, compliance and privacy working closely with the Ethics, Compliance & Privacy team, Human Resources and Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Manage the design, development and implementation of effective communication and engagement strategies for ethics, compliance and privacy with internal communications; Manage and implement privacy program initiatives, including creating and maintain a personal data inventory and mapping data flows; Support Chief Ethics, Compliance and Privacy officer with programmatic assessments and planning; Manage project budgets and assist with budget development related to strategic projects; and Travel occasionally and work flexible hours as needed. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's degree and 5 years related experience or equivalent combination; 2 years of project management experience or 1 year acting as a project lead; Completed coursework or other training on project management principles; Experience in managing and tracking multiple projects; Experience managing project teams and working with cross-functional staff; Experience managing scheduling and financial aspects of small to large projects that range from short to long term; and Experience using project management techniques and tools, such as MS Teams, MS SharePoint and Smartsheet. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONSMulti-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experiences are appreciated; Ability to manage and implement complex processes; Certification in project management; Strong communication and presentation skills; Experience in marketing or communications and video editing skills; Experience in adult learning or with adult learning concepts; Experience with privacy or completed coursework on privacy concepts; Experience with OneTrust tools or other privacy management software; Experience with Articulate Rise or other adult learning training tools; Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to negotiate, influence, and persuade; and/or Successful experience implementing strategic program goals.


The Nature Conservancy offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including; health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan including employer match, accrued paid time off (including annual, personal, and sick leave), life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work wellness benefits. Benefits may be subject to generally applicable eligibility, waiting period, contribution, and other requirements and conditions. Learn more about our benefits at We're proud to offer a work-environment that is supportive of the health, wellness, and flexibility needs of the people we employ.


To apply for Job ID 50342, submit your materials (BOTH RESUME and COVER LETTER REQUIRED) online by using the Apply Now button at by11:59 PM EST on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.Do you have military experience? Visit our U.S. Military Skills Translator to match your military experience with our current job openings!TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please send a note to with Request for Accommodation in the subject line.


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