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The Data Privacy Policy Counsel – Ethics & Compliance, Data Privacy is a permanent full-time role for an experienced data privacy lawyer. Successful candidates will have a strong legal background and be able to demonstrate competency and experience in advising on data protection and privacy, primarily within the Asia Pacific region. The role is part of Accenture’s global Data Privacy team, within Accenture’s Legal function, and reports to Accenture’s Global Data Protection Officer. As the role will primarily be supporting stakeholders within the Asia Pacific region, Accenture has a preference to fill the role in India, the Philippines or Malaysia.


Skills and Qualifications: Languages: Excellent written and spoken English, sufficient to address complex legal issues in a work environment where English is the usual spoken language. Education: Qualified to practice as a lawyer in your home state jurisdiction although exceptions may be made for exceptional candidates with a University Degree (Master or comparable level) in law or a related discipline. FIP/CIPP/CIPM or comparable privacy certifications from the IAPP or other reputable international data privacy organizations will be highly advantageous. Work Experience: Minimum 3 years of experience in global data privacy function, preferably in a major law firm and/or multinational corporation. Prior roles involving auditing, complaints management or strong project management and organizational skills would be considered a plus. Experience and expertise with major national data privacy legislation within the Asia Pacific regions. Experience in monitoring trends and developments in the APAC region concerning data privacy and translating those into actionable requirements will also be considered highly beneficial. Work Requirements: limited travel required as needed. Must have ability to effectively work with others remotely.

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