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Privacy Analyst - Americas

Req ID:  6259


Workplace Flexibility: Hybrid

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.


Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.


Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View


We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

Job Description

Olympus is a global leader in medical technology and life sciences. As data becomes increasingly significant for its own products and product development, Olympus strives to have a modern, efficient and sustainable data privacy organization that demonstrates a strong commitment to protecting the rights and freedoms of all employees, partners, customers and patients when it comes to processing personal data. For this purpose, Olympus relies on strong global governance, clear roles and responsibilities, and uniform implementation of data privacy requirements worldwide. Olympus' ambition is to make data privacy a quality-assured routine, and therefore to bring the Global Privacy Compliance organization close with the business. Our privacy professionals are committed to these goals.


The Olympus Corporation of Americas (OCA) Privacy Compliance team is one of the four regional teams in the Global Privacy Compliance organization. Led by the Regional Privacy Officer of OCA, the OCA Privacy team is responsible for leading and managing privacy compliance for the Americas region enabling Olympus and its regional operations to be a responsible and data-driven business. The OCA Privacy team does this by monitoring laws related to personal data across the regions, designing and implementing applicable policies, Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) and templates, designing and delivering training and communication to increase awareness and supporting on new opportunities involving personal data.


The Privacy Analyst will report directly to the OCA Privacy Officer.  The Privacy Analyst is responsible for executing operational privacy tasks as defined and allocated through the OCA Privacy Team, including lead process review, documentation, and re-engineering of processes, facilitation initial and annual inventory of personal information (PI) applications, train applicable stakeholders, and partner with the business to embed privacy into strategic projects. 

Job Duties

  • Lead privacy process review, documentation, and re-engineering of processes
  • Facilitate initial and annual review of personal information (PI) applications for data inventory and Record of Processing Activities (ROPAs)
  • Create and maintain operational privacy metrics and derive business insights
  • Partner with business stakeholders to embed privacy into strategic projects, including lead requirements gathering sessions, document business needs, review proposed functionality and provide privacy guidance to both technical and business teams
  • Initiate relevant privacy assessments to internal stakeholders and assist in their completion.
  • Monitor and manage any shared mailboxes owned by OCA Privacy or the Global Privacy Compliance organization, including responses to routine enquiries and escalating issues to the correct team leads or contacts. 
  • Support OCA Privacy and/or the wider Global Privacy Compliance organization in privacy incident management and response. 
  • Adapts and delivers ongoing training and privacy awareness initiatives to the OCA region.

Job Qualifications



  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • J.D. LLM Master of Business Administration or Master of Science in Business, or Management Information Systems or equivalent knowledge is preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a corporate setting with experience working on privacy projects, acting as liaison to business partners as trusted privacy lead, and issue-spotter.
  • Experience in process review and re-engineering with ability to promote and implement automation of repetitive tasks.
  • Must be available to domestic travel occasionally as needed.




  • Relevant certification such as CIPP, CIPM or equivalent preferred.
  • Experience in developing presentations and communicating privacy analysis to cross functional business leaders.
  • Demonstrates proficient analytical, organizational, interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with enterprise Governance, Risk, & Compliance tools
  • Ability to multitask and balance priorities
  • Regular participation in global team meetings, primarily virtual formats, and occasional physical presence
  • Stay current on industry best-practices for Privacy and Security
  • Manage complex projects with competing business initiatives and demanding timelines
  • Track Privacy KPIs and KRIs to better understand drivers and implications of performance and risk indicators




Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations


We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at

About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America.  For more information, visit


Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.


Let’s realize your potential, together.

Olympus requires all US new hires to be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on or before their first day of work. Individuals who have been offered employment who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to request and be granted a reasonable accommodation prior to their first day of work.


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || Center Valley || 

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