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Client Data Protection Associate Manager

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00651657


- Job description

Role: Client Data Protection Architecture Associate Manager
Location: London
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 dependant on skills and experiences plus benefits 
Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.
Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference.
The Client Data Protection Account Manager 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
What responsibilities will you have?
  • 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 
What Skills and Experiences are we Looking for ?
  • Experience with ISO 27001/ISO 27002 or similar information security controls and framework.
  • Experience in assessing and applying information security and data protection controls
  • Must hold a security certification such as CISSP, CISA, CISM CRISC, etc.
  • Ability to work independently in an unstructured environment and/or with little direction
  • Ability to prioritize multiple demands
  • Some off hours work to support global structure
  • Ability to travel local/internationally
  • Leadership/program/project management experience
  • Ability to be flexible and work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills

What academic qualifications do you need?


Bachelor's Degree  or equivalent 


Preferred Qualifications


  • Cross-border data protection and data privacy experience
  • Change Management skills
  • Commercial experience arranging contract security and data protection obligations with prospective clients.


What’s in it for you? 

All of our Corporate Functions professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!


What are the next steps?


If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.


About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law 

Closing Date for Applications 31/01/2019

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found

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