Description Du Poste

Job Summary:

The Data Privacy Policy Counsel – Ethics & Compliance is a permanent and full time manager role filled by an experienced, expert data privacy professional. Successful candidates will have a strong legal or political sciences background and be able to demonstrate strong interest in digital and technology. The role is part of Accenture’s Global Data Privacy Team, within Accenture’s Legal function, and reports to the Policy & Governance Senior Legal Counsel - Ethics & Compliance, Data Privacy. Accenture has a preference to fill the role in Brussels, Belgium but we are open to consider other EU locations.


Key Responsibilities

As part of the Policy & Governance functional group (“tower”) within Accenture’s Global Data Privacy Team, the role has responsibility for our Data Privacy (“DP”) management system, core privacy policies, Binding Corporate Rules and other international data transfer mechanisms, training and communication;

Support maintenance, certification and enhancement of Accenture’s data privacy management system and associated governance tasks in alignment with Policy & Governance lead;

Maintain, further develop and execute strategy for external relations in data privacy, in alignment with our Government Relations team; work with selected regulators and industry bodies representing Accenture at meetings and through papers; keep abreast of technology trends and developments and their impact, develop guidance and thought leadership for internal and external audiences;

Support oversight and enhancements for Accenture’s international data transfers approach, including our Binding Corporate Rules and Inter Company Agreements;

Manage legal and regulatory change, including the process for the identification and assessment of new laws, regulatory guidance and select case law; provide insights on their impact on our and our clients’ business, and support implementation;

Build and maintain strong and trusted relationships with external stakeholders, in particular with data protection authorities, and contribute to the public debate related to data privacy and ethics;

Effectively work with a team of DP professionals in remote locations, providing advice and guidance in an engaged, business focused and pragmatic manner.


Relationships:

Reports to:  Senior Legal Counsel – Ethics & Compliance, Data Privacy.

Key Relationships:  

Legal, including Government Relations, Sales & Delivery, Geographic Support;

Corporate Functions and business stakeholders; 

Geographic leadership and the Data Privacy Officer network;

Related subject matter experts (e.g. security professionals, government compliance, certification SMEs); 

Industry bodies including business/trade associations, external counsel; 

Privacy professionals at client and peer companies; and

Regulatory and select legislative points of contact.



Qualifications

Qualifications:

Education: University degree (Master or comparable level) – legal or political sciences degree. FIP/CIPP/CIPM or comparable privacy certifications required.

Work Experience: Minimum 5 years of experience in global data privacy function preferably in EU institutions, a major law firm and/or multinational corporation. Prior role in regulatory environment or trade association and roles documenting strong project management and organizational skills would be considered a plus. Experience and expertise with major national data privacy legislation, in particular in the European Union, and cross border issues. Experience in monitoring trends and developments and translating those into actionable projects. 
Work Requirements: limited travel required as needed.  Must have ability to effectively work with others remotely.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

Demonstrated command of data privacy and related laws and regulations;
Proven ability to develop vision, operationalize and implement strategy;
Demonstrated ability to identify, understand and assess trends, explain issues in a practical, results focused manner, and curiosity for learning about new technology;
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills with the ability to interface, and develop relationships, with all levels of management and staff, work cross-culturally, and represent Accenture externally;
Confidence and credibility in dealing with internal management, data privacy regulators, and industry bodies;
Highly motivated and proactive, with the ability to articulate company vision and policy, and to seek out areas of risk and priority;
Ability to consistently apply good judgment;
Adapts nimbly to changing needs within the business

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