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Legal Cyber Security Specialist

Mandaluyong City Job No. r00194306 Full-time

Job Description

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Global Legal Network is a group of professionals operating globally from 12 countries. It provides a broad spectrum of differentiated services - focused on delivering value and innovation. We partner with Legal teams across Accenture to build efficiencies and centers of excellence related to Legal services; and through our size, geographic spread and language diversity, the Global Legal Network is able to drive quality, agility and speed in our services, aligned to Accenture’s relentless focus on maximum efficiency and operational effectiveness.

Legal Cyber Security oversees handling security incident from a legal perspective. Our job is to make sure the contract and relationship with our clients is respected in terms of requirements related to security incidents, data breaches and further threats /attacks.

Management Level Description:
Complexity


• Requires analysis and solving of moderately complex problems. May create new solutions, leveraging and, where needed, adapting existing methods and procedures.
• Requires understanding of the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.
• Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.

Authority
Requires guidance when determining methods and procedures on new assignments.

Impact or Decision
• Decisions often impact the team in which they reside.

Scope
Manages small teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

Key Responsibilities:
• Support the Legal Cyber Review Team with contractual and statutory assessment of the cyber/ security incidents for Accenture and for Accenture clients’ globally.
• Require analysis and solving of moderately complex problems. May create new solutions, leveraging and, where needed, adapting existing methods and procedures.
• Require guidance when determining methods and procedures on new assignments.
• Assignment of incidents during time zone.
• Reporting to Cyber Legal Leadership with metrics.
• Responsible to organize Leadership/team weekly calls.
• Responsible to organize ASOC/Cyber Legal biweekly calls.
• Process improvement: constantly check material, trainings, possible improvements to discuss with Leadership.
• Team exposure, provide trainings, post in circles and newsletter.
• Ensure the required remedial and/ or mitigation actions were taken and recommend appropriate remedial and/ or mitigation actions if not.
• Be involved with the Legal Cyber Review team’s process improvements initiatives and handle the complex matters for the team.
• Maintain incident tracker and an up-to-date Microsoft Teams Site with updated documents.
• Record accurately and regularly the details of the incidents handled on a real time basis.
• Present on status calls with internal clients and manage status reports and tracker and assigns incidents to the team.
• Management of small teams or work efforts.
• Understand relevant company policies and exercises reasonable judgment to apply company policy and procedure in risk mitigation and timely escalates to line manager with issues.

Qualifications

Must Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law (Internal)
  • PH Bar Passer  (External)
  • Preferably 3 years’ + of experience at law firm and/or as in-house counsel and experience in coordinating a group of work related to cyber/ security incidents/incident
  • Good understanding of contractual principles required for review and assessment of contractual arrangements  of any cyber/ security incident
  • Exercises reasonable judgment to apply company policy and procedure in risk mitigation and timely escalates to line manager with issues.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with executives at all levels of the organization.
  • Good time-management, prioritization, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrates a specialized subject-matter experience.

 Good to Have:

  • Open to work with and understand cross-cultures and locations throughout Accenture global organization. 
  • Demonstrate inclusion and respect for all individuals regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, age, disability, culture, social status and/or sexuality.
  • Team player, collaborative, and persuasive; able to work well with executives and non-executives.
  • Open to consider CL10 internal applicants with bachelor’s degree in law and vast exposure in Cyber Security or coming from ASOC/CIRT/DLP teams.

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