Data Privacy Analyst

Req ID #:  215848


At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families. 

Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career. 

As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.


IMPORTANT:   In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process.  Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.   


Job Summary


Provide subject matter expertise across (Data Privacy) IT compliance areas, including privacy, and compliance, to ensure appropriate processes, procedures, and controls are in place and adhered to. Work with business groups and internal/external auditors to ensure statutory and regulatory controls are adequately designed, implemented and/or remediated to meet audit and compliance requirements. Steward improvement and/or remediation efforts associated with statutory and regulatory compliance.



  • Identify and evaluate internal control gaps and deficiencies. Propose remediation strategies to improve efficiency and maturity, documentation, testing, monitoring, measurement, reporting, and automation.
  • Work with IT staff, management, and support personnel on internal and external audit-related activities including support of IT internal audits, walkthroughs, testing, documentation of findings, issue remediation, and continuous improvement.
  • Support compliance efforts to help participate, plan, coordinate or execute tasks, assisting IT, business, and external teams meet all applicable compliance obligations.
  • Work within and across company site locations to resolve or escalate local, regional or corporate risks/concerns/problems/issues.
  • Work with IT process and control owners to provide support, education, and recommendations for strengthening the IT control environment.
  • Contribute to IT risk and controls program strategies, design, development, implementation, and communication.
  • Act as liaison and subject matter consultant/resource; raising awareness, answering questions, providing guidance, facilitating training, and facilitating communications in the areas compliance and data privacy.
  • Work with and manage technology platforms managing compliance and privacy related data, control evidence, and reporting.
  • Ensure compliance to CRL internal control framework by collecting and reviewing evidence.
  • Lead/Actively participate in vendor privacy risk management program.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned

Job Qualifications


  • Education: Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, or related field.
  • Experience: 3 – 5 years related experience in a data privacy support and/or Compliance role.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.


  • Other:
    • Knowledge of and experience in GDPR, CCPA, CPRA, UK-GDPR, China Data Privacy regulatory and internal control regulations and frameworks as they relate to IT processes. 
    • Knowledge and experience in other regulatory domains highly desirable (SOX, GxP, and HIPPA, ISO 2700(X), ITIL, etc.)
    • Experience in Privacy Management Tools, such as TrustArc Desirable
    • Self-starter; adaptable to change
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects, deliverables, and stakeholders
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, presentation skills, and verbal I written communication skills
    • Ability to build strong relationships with Site Management, and visibility to other departments
    • Fluency in English

Compensation Data


The pay range for this position is $95,000 - $115,000 USD. Please note that salaries vary within the range based on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, education, certifications, and location.

IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV. 

About Corporate Functions
The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.  


About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.


With over 20,000 employees within 110 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. 

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 86% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, veteran or disability status.

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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