Privacy Analyst, Legal Affairs
PSP Investments
Montréal, QC
We’re one of Canada’s largest pension investment managers, with CAD$168 billion of net assets. We invest funds for the pension plans of the federal public service, the Canadian Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Reserve Force.

Capturing and leading complex global investments requires us to work as one to seize valuable opportunities, in close collaboration with some of the world’s top companies. At PSP, you’ll join a team of motivated and engaged professionals, dedicated to propelling our organization further than ever before.

Do you have what it takes to spot the edge ?

We’re seeking a Privacy Analyst, Legal Affairs, to partner with key stakeholders and peers to support and engage with our powerful networks of people. At PSP, we embrace people that are eager to learn, ideate, and innovate: people who strive for excellence, challenge the status quo and seek alternative perspectives.

As a member of PSP Investments’ Legal Affairs department, the incumbent will, under the direction of the Senior Director, Legal Affairs and in collaboration with the Access to Information and Privacy Analyst, Legal Affairs, be responsible for activities relating to PSP’s compliance with privacy laws applicable to its operations in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Hong Kong. The incumbent should also have a willingness to learn how to process Access to Information requests.


As a Privacy Analyst, Legal Affairs , you'll:
Provide guidance and recommendations on privacy requirements for projects involving personal information
Perform Privacy Impact Assessments, as required by the Privacy Act (Canada), the GDPR and other privacy laws applicable to PSP
Respond to requests relating to personal information under applicable privacy laws
Monitor, report and assist on new requirements under applicable privacy laws
Handle privacy breach investigations and reporting internally and externally
Provide input on updates to privacy policies, procedures, guidelines and notices
Prepare and provide recommendations on data protection addendums for suppliers
Ensure personal data and supplier inventory is kept up to date
Coordinate with other PSP teams, as required, in the context of requests, projects, assessments and investigations
Develop and deliver in-house privacy training programs for employees
Prepare annual privacy reports to be tabled in the House of Commons and the Senate
Develop and maintain networks with the privacy community
Assist with Access to Information request processing, if required
Ability to navigate a fast-pace environment with a high level of autonomy
Effective communications skills, both written and spoken (English and French)
Demonstrated initiative and curiosity to look beyond surface facts and conduct comprehensive, fact-based, value-added research
Attention to detail and rigorous approach to research, analysis and documentation
Ability to work collaboratively, cultivating meaningful relationships with colleagues and clients
Eagerness to learn, ideate and innovate
Drive to pursue excellence and challenge the status quo to seek out alternative perspectives
Open-mindedness and active listening skills
Respect for differences of opinion and inclusive mindset
Bachelor's degree or certificate in relevant field
IAPP or other privacy professional certification will be considered an asset
Minimum of one (1) to two (2) years of privacy law compliance experience
Experience with Access to Information matters will be considered an asset but is not a requirement
Knowledge of Canadian privacy laws and the General Data Protection Regulation
Knowledge of other international privacy laws will be considered an asset
Strong technical skills with Microsoft Office and similar tools
Understanding of government organizations will be considered an asset
Ability to independently set priorities and follow up with relevant parties to meet strict deadlines, while managing a large workload
Very good judgment and tact
Finely tuned sense of professionalism and ethics
PSP Investments is an equal opportunity employer. PSP Investments does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability or any other status or condition protected by applicable law.

This position is located at our Montreal offices.