Job Description

The Client Data Protection Specialist will be responsible for assessing and establishing data protection controls and standards on client engagements to reduce business risk to Accenture, our clients and our clients' clients.


• Assess Client Data Protection controls and activities being performed across all client engagements 

• Work with the client teams to develop action plans based on assessment findings and work to close identified gaps

• Assist client teams with Client Data Protection methodologies and best practices

• Contribute to the Client Data Protection control points and standard deliverables by providing reviews and recommending enhancements

• Develop relationships with Data Protection and Security Leads in order to roll out and maintain the Client Data Protection program

• Monitor the sales cycle for new deals and provide support with regard to Client Data Protection controls and standards

• Compliance auditing

• Collaboration to develop risk mitigation strategies


Must Have Skills/Qualifications

• Proficient in written and spoken English

• Bachelor's Degree

Nice to Have Skills/Qualifications

• Security certification such as CISA, CISM, and/or CISSP.

• Experience managing risk / compliance programs

• Ability, through proven experience, to deal with difficult situations and provide assistance to client teams and Accenture leadership

• Ability to relate to other people at a high level throughout the organization, providing advice and guidance on policies and best practice

• Experience interacting with Leadership

• Ability to work extended hours on short notice

• General understanding of legal and corporate terminology

• Compliance auditing

• Project management

Travel Requirement/ Shift Hours

• Ability to acquire passport

• 5% travel may be required

The safety and well-being of our candidates and employees remain our priority. Please note that the recruitment process for opportunities in Accenture in Czech Republic will be conducted only via online format during the current coronavirus outbreak.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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