Job @ MasterCard as Associate Specialist-Legal Services

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Job @ MasterCard as Associate Specialist-Legal Services

Location: Pune, India

About MasterCard:

MasterCard Inc. (stylized as MasterCard from 1979 to 2016 and MasterCard since 2016) is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in the MasterCard International Global Headquarters in Purchase, New York. Throughout the world, its principal business is to process payments between the banks of merchants and the card-issuing banks or credit unions of the purchasers who use the "MasterCard" brand debit, credit and prepaid cards to make purchases.

Job Title

Associate Specialist

Associate Specialist, Legal Services - Privacy and Data Protection Services

The Specialist, Legal Services – Privacy and Data Protection Services will be part of a team of privacy legal specialists within the broader GBSC Legal Services team. This position will support Mastercard’s integrated approach to privacy and data protection and be accountable for Data Subject Access Request management, and delivering positive customer experiences and efficient business results.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Understand complex global privacy and data protection laws, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and apply legal concepts to business and data constructs and processes

  • Respond to Employee Data Access requests relating privacy and data protection

  • Ensure that the strategic and excellent communication/response is drafted and communicated

  • Support business and legal colleagues taking a privacy-by-design approach to ensure privacy compliance for all data driven products

  • Develop intern personal skills and communication channels within the organization preserving the confidentiality at all times

  • Provide superior customer service according to the GBSC standards in terms of quality, response time, resolution time and adhering to Service Level Objectives

  • Responsible for identifying and monitoring risks and issues along with mitigation strategies to minimize negative impacts on project success and facilitate and influence interactions to deliver timely decision-making.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be a minimum LLB graduate; CIPP/E or any IAPP certification will be an added advantage;

  • Legal experience in privacy and data protection a plus, interactive technology, working experience on Data Subject Access request rights or data driven products preferred

Skills Required

  • Strong privacy and data protection interest required, willingness to invest into getting up to speed with privacy and data protection laws globally quickly

  • Knowledge of US, European, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, or other non-Indian legal systems a plus

  • Familiarity with the financial services industry and payment processing industry, a plus.

  • Excellent drafting skills, Advanced negotiation skills, hands on experience in strategically responding to Government /External communications, communicating with External Counsel if required and Senior leadership with the organization,

  • Ability to recognize when to escalate and when to exercise independent judgement and discretion in reviewing/ negotiating contracts

  • Superior time management, planning, and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to manage workloads involving tasks of varying priority and complexity

  • Excellent legal and business acumen, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, attention to detail


Pune, Maharashtra, India

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