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Compliance & Ethics Counsel Associate Manager, Data Privacy

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Job Number: 38275

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Job Summary:-

The Compliance & Ethics Counsel Associate Manager, Data Privacy is a full-time associate manager role to be filled by a qualified lawyer with at least 3-5 years’ relevant experience in the data privacy (DP) field. The role is part of the Data Privacy team in Legal and supports the Accenture Data Protection Officer (DPO) and Geographic Units (GU) Privacy & Security Leads. The role reports to the Compliance & Ethics Counsel Associate Director, who is Accenture’s Data Protection Officer. Individuals with relevant data privacy experience at a global company in the technology and IT sector are preferred.

Core Responsibilities
Advise on and manage DP programs and activities
- Understand the triggers and requirements for performing DP activities and processes for executing these (for example, privacy reviews, Data Protection Impact Assessments and recording of processing activities) and manage and perform such activities
- Work with stakeholders (e.g. Information Security (IS), account teams, other corporate functions) on DP law, compliance and risks as required (for example by providing input on any changes to scope in controls or processes required as a result of new local laws)
- Manage the handling of individual rights requests
- Implement essential elements of the GDPR and other DP laws by inputting into policies, plans and processes
- Provide DP support for global information systems
- Recognize and appropriately deal with conflicts of interest and other concerns

- Actively foster and promote a DP culture within the organization
- Be able to speak knowledgably on DP to client facing and internal teams and direct their queries appropriately and be able to speak at external conferences and events
- Keep up to date with DP topics such as regulatory guidance and enforcement action, activities of relevant industry and standards associations etc.

Educational Qualification Must have:
• Law degree
• Minimum 3-5 years’ DP experience
Good to have:
Skills & Work Experience Must have:
• Expertise in European and other DP laws and practices and an in-depth understanding of the GDPR
• Strong legal advice and drafting skills in a data privacy role
• Integrity and high professional ethics
Good to have:
• Project management experience
• Experience in preparing and delivering trainings
• Experience with privacy and security risk assessment and best practices, privacy certifications/seals, and information security standards certifications

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU:
• You’ll benefit from our network of global communities and collaborative culture that will help you build technical and functional skills and capabilities. And because we serve more than 40 industries globally, you’ll have the opportunity to develop valuable industry-specific expertise.
• The scale of our capabilities and client engagements—and the unique way we innovate, operate and deliver value—will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest technology trends.
• You’ll have access to leading-edge technology.
• Accenture offers a comprehensive benefits package – learn more here (insert appropriate link specific to country).

CALL TO ACTION:
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