Privacy Program Manager



This job is no longer accepting applications

See open jobs at 23andMe.
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, December 8, 2023


Program Manager, Privacy

Sunnyvale, California, United States

23andMe is looking for a talented Program Manager to support our Privacy Program!

We’re seeking an individual with experience managing and implementing data protection frameworks in a highly cross-functional setting. This role involves extensive collaboration with various teams within the organization, playing a vital role in the operations of our Privacy Program. This is a unique opportunity to work and lead in a privacy-focused, collaborative environment, make meaningful contributions to our services, and drive compliance within an evolving and dynamic privacy landscape.

Who We Are

Since 2006, 23andMe’s mission has been to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. We are a group of passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to help turn genetic insight into better health and personal understanding.

Who You Are

You live for making things happen and enjoy working in highly cross-functional environments. You have humility, a bias for action, great ability to partner, and a sense of ownership in your projects. You are excited by optimizing and innovating processes, addressing challenges and finding your way through obstacles to meet deadlines with collaboration and support. You understand change is constant and thrive in a fast-paced environment, taking sometimes ambiguous direction and turning it into actionable plans. You’re a clear and articulate communicator and a great listener and observer.

What You’ll Do

  • Scope, manage, and drive compliance projects to completion with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Support organizational compliance with laws by monitoring regulatory trends and ensure industry-leading privacy practices
  • Work cross functionally to execute on strategic priorities, define objectives and milestones to support development of Privacy compliance strategy
  • Develop privacy policies and procedures that adhere to privacy by design principles
  • Communicate privacy topics and influence compliant solutions to executive audiences
  • Manage consumer and patient privacy requests and develop internal and external educational materials
  • Manage privacy audits and preparation for the same
  • Maintain data inventory and internal documentation
  • Educate employees on privacy principles and champion our privacy-focused company culture. Develop and maintain training resources and lead all-hands updates, new-hire training, and targeted group training.

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years relevant experience as a Program Manager
  • Familiarity with security and privacy standards/frameworks preferred
  • Proficient in project management methodologies and tools. PMP certification a plus.
  • Strong organizational, coordination, multi-tasking, and process improvement capabilities. You're able to make sense out of complex systems with many moving parts, and manage complex, multi-stakeholder projects
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Proven ability to interact and effectively communicate with individuals across business functions with technical and non-technical backgrounds
  • Excellent cross-functional relationship management skills.
  • Self-motivated, reliable team-player that thrives in a fast-paced, complex work environment
  • Ability to bring clarity in ambiguous situations
  • Ability to work from 23andMe's Sunnyvale, CA office three days per week
  • CIPP certification a plus

About Us

23andMe, headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, is a leading consumer genetics and research company. Founded in 2006, the company’s mission is to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. 23andMe has pioneered direct access to genetic information as the only company with multiple FDA authorizations for genetic health risk reports. The company has created the world’s largest crowdsourced platform for genetic research, with 80 percent of its customers electing to participate. The platform also powers the 23andMe Therapeutics group, currently pursuing drug discovery programs rooted in human genetics across a spectrum of disease areas, including oncology, respiratory, and cardiovascular diseases, in addition to other therapeutic areas. More information is available at

At 23andMe, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at 23andMe will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.

Please note: 23andMe does not accept agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Thank you.

Pay Transparency
23andMe takes a market-based approach to pay, and amounts will vary depending on your geographic location. The salary range reflected here is for a candidate based in the San Francisco Bay Area. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.
San Francisco Bay Area Base Pay Range
$102,000$154,000 USD

This job is no longer accepting applications

See open jobs at 23andMe.