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Job Number: 00660030 00660030_en
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People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.
Legal and Commercial Services professionals deliver and coordinate legal, contract and commercial advice and counsel in support of Accenture's or our clients' business, working to manage and mitigate risk and ensure ethical behavior and compliance with laws and company policies.
The Compliance & Ethics Counsel Manager, Data Privacy is a full-time manager role to be filled by a qualified lawyer with at least 5-7 years’ relevant experience in the data privacy (DP) field. The role is part of the Data Privacy team in Legal with a focus on supporting our Strategic Initiatives – primarily, data privacy compliance risk assessments including U.S. HIPAA and security risk assessment work. Project management is key to the role as the majority of the tasks in Strategic Initiatives comes with a strong project focus.
The role reports to a Compliance & Ethics Counsel Senior Manager, Data Privacy. Individuals with relevant data privacy/HIPAA experience at a multinational company in the technology, IT or security sector are preferred. CIPP professional certification(s) or equivalents are preferred.
The role will focus on project management and data privacy advice for Strategic Initiative projects (which among others comprise data privacy risk assessments and projects implementing new and changing legal requirements, often across countries). It also encompasses providing subject matter expertise and support to global business and corporate functions in respect of projects. Expertise related to U.S. HIPAA and relevant guidance, driving regular HIPAA Security Risk Assessments and supporting the execution of Business Associate Agreements will be part of the role. Collaboration with and provision of legal guidance to various of our legal, security, and business teams is essential.
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Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.
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