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Human Resources Data Protection Coordinator, Americas – Global Operations- 12 months

Job Name

Human Resources Data Protection Coordinator, Americas – Global Operations- 12 months


United States of America


Jacksonville, FL


Human Resources

Reporting Line:

Global Operations Human Resources Business Partner

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Valissa Gyamena

About the role

Your Opportunity

This is a unique opportunity to be part of our global operations HR team and play an important regional role in our organization to raise the bar and help us in our data protection journey!

You will build deep partnership at a global, regional, and local level, across Bacardi. You will play a major role driving the Data Protection compliance within operations in Americas across our plants.

About You 
  • You are skilled at consistently building deep, trusting partnership with your stakeholders.
  • Structured, focused and organised define your approach as you navigate multiple high priority.
  • You are solution oriented with a fantastic attention to detail, great listening skills and proactive approach to anticipating business needs.
  • You always do the right thing and have a founder’s mentality!


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Work closely with local HR Operations teams to align ways of working to current global operations objectives in term of data protection compliance and to global data privacy strategy, principles, and practices
  • Work closely with local HR Operations Team to implement new Way of Working across the department and plants
  • Ensure local HR Operations teams follow their local legislation and are also align with the company’s policy is in accordance and with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), codes of practice when applicable
  • Review and Advise local HR Operations teams on data processing requirements, including on data collection, data storage, and other processing activities 
  • Evaluate the existing data protection framework and identify areas of non or partial compliance and rectify any issues across all plants in collaboration with local HR Operations
  • Help HR Operations team to update Global Company System “One Trust”
  • Partner HR Operations teams and with business leaders to provide necessary training and/or direction to team members on privacy awareness and issues
  • Prepare and maintain data maps, inventory, and related activities for the organization
  • Work closely with local HR Operations Team to implement new way of working across the department and plants
  • Promote a culture of data protection compliance across all plants of the organization
  • Help local HR Operation Provide expert advice and educate employees on important data compliance requirements
  • Inform and advise the HR Lead, Data Controller or Data Processor on all matters related to data protection

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Demonstrate accountability and capability to work independently with confidence to ask for support when required.
  • Ability to find effective ways of working within a matrix organization, and within a fast-changing environment. 
  • Managing stakeholder expectations in relation to delivery & execution.
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with teams across different geographies and cultures.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience working in Human Resources 
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Great interpersonal skills and ability to work well both independently and as part of a team
  • Language Requirements: English and Spanish is essential, other European Languages is an asset.
  • Results Driven
Personal Qualities
  • Belonging:  You have a strong capacity to create a culture of ‘Belonging’, where people feel appreciated for who they are, what they do, and who they can become.
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective and know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others 
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people and navigate through tough situations to harness and multiply collective performance. Authentic, approachable, empathetic, and inclusive style of communication & collaboration, with the ability to work with diverse, geographically spread teams across multiple time zones.
  • Results Agility: You demonstrate consistent delivery of results in first-time situations by inspiring teams, exhibiting a presence that builds confidence in yourself and others. Rigour in execution of hiring activities and able to deliver with brilliance at pace. Integrity and hunger to be part of a winning team.
  • Mental Agility: You can think critically to penetrate complex problems and expand the possibilities by making fresh connections. You think strategically whilst being execution focused and bring creativity to the challenges, you’re presented 
  • Change Agility: You have a deep natural curiosity, desire to experiment and ability to effectively deal with the heat of change. You have a growth and learning mindset: ready to test, stumble, learn and apply from experience. Tenacity and resilience to work through challenging needs and multiple competing agendas in high demand/high speed situations. 

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.