Job Location: Dublin
Regional Description: Ireland
Job Number: 00501674 00501674_en
Job Title: Legal Counsel Director-Data Privacy
Level: 5 – Senior Manager
The Compliance & Ethics Counsel Associate Director will lead a team of resources (the Data Privacy Centre of Excellence) within the Data Privacy team and will be jointly responsible (respective to Privacy/Legal) (with Information Security (IS) and Geographic Services (GS)) for the governance and oversight of the network of Geographic Unit (GU) Privacy & Security Leads within GS. The Compliance & Ethics Counsel Associate Director will work closely with IS and GS leadership and report to the Global Director of Data Privacy.
The Compliance & Ethics Counsel Associate Director will also act as Accenture’s Data Protection Officer (DPO) under the GDPR and other laws where required (this title and role shall be held for an initial appointment period and may be rotated within the broader Data Privacy team or other function after such time, and/or at any point in the future). As such, the Compliance & Ethics Counsel Associate Director will, in accordance with defined responsibilities and processes, and as part of the Data Privacy team, advise on and monitor data privacy (DP) compliance, advise on Data Protection Impact Assessments, provide input to security incidents handling and cooperate with and act as the point of contact for regulators.
If the title of DPO is no longer held the director will continue to report to the Global Director of Data Privacy and work closely with any newly appointed Data Protection Officer.
Expertise and Professional qualities:
Advise on and manage DP programs and activities
Be involved in DP regulatory and auditory requirements
Manage training and awareness
Report on Accenture’s global DP programs
Management, oversight and governance
Good to have:
SKILLS AND WORK EXPERIENCE:
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 specialized 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. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us atwww.accenture.com.
Please note that 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.
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.
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