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  • As a client data protection officer, you will act as the liaison for our client’s security officer on large scale transformation projects delivered by Accenture. You provide subject matter expertise and work collaboratively with the client’s security officer and the Accenture implementation teams to make sure all our clients security requirements are met.
  • You roll out the Information Security Management System (ISMS) and implement and report on ISO27001/2 security controls. Your responsibility consists of rolling out all the necessary processes and coordinating the activities across the client account team to achieve ISO27001/2 compliance.
  • You understand the underlying control requirements to secure data in systems and applications
  • You regularly maintain and verify ISMS control compliance
  • You are responsible to assess the security risks that exist within the client’s environment and the project team during service execution and contract management. You analyze the risk and propose the measures needed to mitigate these risks to a level in with the client’s risk appetite.



  • Master’s degree
  • Minimum five years of experience in the design and implementation of Security Frameworks, Controls and solutions
  • Experience in a professional’s services or security audit firm is a plus
  • Strong experience in information security management systems (ISMS), Governance Risk and compliance (GRC) and risk management practices
  • Excellent Enterprise Security Architecture skills
  • Good knowledge in the implementation of Business Continuity plans
  • Fluent English
  • Relevant security certifications such as ISO 27001/2, SABSA, CISSP or CISM are a plus


Data protection referent

Profile description

  • As Account Information Security Lead (AISL), establish Client Data Protection (CDP) processes and coordinate CDP activities across all parts of the account
  • Create a CDP plan
  • Understand the underlying control requirements to secure data in systems and applications
  • Regularly maintain and verify CDP control compliance
  • Manage security risks, including the best treatment for the personal data during service execution and contract management

Certifications relevant for this profile

  • -ISO 27K or SABSA, or CISSP or CISM certified or equivalent
  • ACCENTURE AISL certificate G34

Experience relevant for this profiles

  • Minimum five years of experience in the design and implementation of Security Frameworks, Controls and solutions
  • Strong experience in ISMS
  • Excellent Enterprise Security skills
  • Good knowledge in the implementation of Business Continuity plans
  • Fluent English

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