Cigna Regional Privacy Manager in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong



This new position in Enterprise Compliance will be based in Asia and will report to the Chief International Privacy Officer (U.S.) with a dotted reporting line to the Asia Regional Compliance Officer located in Hong Kong. This role will work closely with the International Business Unit Privacy Officers to implement the International Privacy Programs across the multiple business units located in Asia. This position will also play a key role as Cigna builds out its Enterprise Compliance, Privacy and Ethics Programs globally.


•Work closely with several local legal, privacy, and compliance teams, local international operational units, and other local and corporate resources including, Legal, Information Technology (IT), Information Protection, Internal Audit, Supply Chain Management, etc. to mitigate privacy, information protection and related third-party risk across the Asia business units;

•Maintain current knowledge of applicable data protection and related regulatory compliance laws and regulations, and monitor advancements in best practices;

•Identify privacy risks within the region; assist with the development/implementation of effective corrective action plans to mitigate those risks, and provide ongoing guidance to mitigate the risks;

•Serve as regional support resource, working with individual privacy officers in each location to ensure effective local and privacy programs within each business unit;

•Facilitate creation and implementation of policies and best practices to ensure that data privacy principles are implemented across the business units;

•Work closely with the International Information Security Team on development and implementation of plans and policies, and on addressing information security issues, including responses to security incidents;

•Assist business units with privacy risk assessments and conduct related ongoing monitoring activities in coordination with Cigna’s other operational assessment functions;

•As necessary, oversee, direct, deliver, or ensure delivery of data privacy and information security to all employees and appropriate third parties;

•As part of Enterprise Compliance, advise on, and lead the development of, policies and practices concerning privacy issues arising from the company’s international activities in coordination with the company’s leadership, Information Security, legal, product, technology, sales, marketing teams, International Compliance Team and International Privacy Team;

•Advise business units across Asia on data privacy matters; and

•Report on a regular basis, and as directed or requested, to keep management informed of the data privacy efforts.



•Legal degree and minimum of 3 years of previous insurance experience highly preferred

•Strong understanding of insurance-related and data protection laws in Asia required

•5 years minimum experience in the compliance field

•Experience working with information protection resources and IT functions is a plus

•Ability to work independently, multi-task and prioritize effectively in a high-paced environment

•Strong analytical, planning, and problem solving skills

•Strong decision making capabilities and ability to identify problems and propose creative and effective solutions

•Excellent ability to communicate; strong written and oral communication skills and ability to provide guidance on complex matters in a clear and concise manner

•Ability to present sound, persuasive rationale for ideas or opinions

•Fluency, or working knowledge of, multiple languages, including Korean, is a plus

•Ability to work confidently within groups in a multi-cultural environment and respond to global/cultural sensitivities

•Team player with positive attitude

Primary Location: Causeway Bay-Hong Kong

Work Locations: 33 Hysan Avenue Rm 3401 34/F Lee Garden One Causeway Bay

Job: Legal--Compliance

Schedule: Regular

Shift: Standard

Employee Status: Individual Contributor

Job Type: Full-time

Job Level: Day Job


Job Posting: Jun 30, 2017, 2:27:36 AM