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Compliance, Non Sales Practice Risk Oversight Group, Privacy Team, Manager, GG12

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Date Posted: May 13, 2022

Location(s): Tokyo, JP

Company: MetLife


Privacy Compliance Team is responsible for oversight and advisory services as required by the MetLife Global Privacy Policy. These key responsibilities include:

      • Advising business and functional areas
      • Conducting privacy risk assessments
      • Conducting independent monitoring/testing results with the first line of defense
      • Sharing monitoring/testing results with the first line of defense

The MLJ Privacy Compliance Team is responsible for overseeing the controls management has in place to mitigate privacy risk at MLJ through the Compliance Risk Management . These responsibilities ensuring that: (i) employees are familiar with applicable privacy laws; (ii) MLJ maintains a robust privacy compliance program; (iii) ongoing training is provided to senior management, key operating personnel, and other employees based on risk; (iv) employees are updated on any changes t the privacy compliance program and/or applicable regulatory requirements; and (v) risk assessments are conducted in compliance with the  Policy.

The MLJ Privacy Compliance Team must have subject matter expertise in the MetLife Global Privacy Policy (MGGPP) and its privacy principles. The MLJ Privacy Compliance Team is responsible for ensuring MLJ complies with the requirements of the MGGPP if there ae applicable local privacy laws/regulations. However, the MLJ Privacy Compliance  team must ensure the Third Party Data Processors and Personal Data Incident Management sections of the MGGPP are complied with regardless of applicable regulatory regulations. On a related note, if Procurement refers a “Product-Service and Supplier Risk Assessment (PSRA) to MLJ Compliance for review, these referrals will be coordinated by the MLJ Privacy Compliance Team. Such PSRA referrals will either be reviewed by the MLJ Privacy Compliance Team or referred to the applicable area within MLJ Compliance. The MLJ Privacy Unit must demonstrate a solid understanding of the Compliance Risk Management “Third-Party Risk Management Guide”.




  1. Experience in a compliance or other internal control department working for a life insurance company or financial institution.
  2. Deep knowledge and understanding of the laws and regulations of privacy.
  3. The ability to make decisions and act with autonomy while respecting teamwork.
  4. Deep understanding of life insurance business and compliance risks
  5. Risk mindset and forward looking risk management capabilities.



  1. Japanese (Native)
  2. English (Business Level)



This very important and challenging role involves working with various departments as a strategic partner to the business and oversight to ensure that our customers' privacy is being managed in the right way.

This position provides a wide and deep understanding of the business and processes across the company.

In this position, many opportunities to experience a wide range of departments and layers of colleagues are available, and you will gain valuable experience in not only Japan, as well as in Global and Regional relationships.