Title: Cyber Security Risk Specialist/Associate Manager
Organization: Corporate Functions/Information Security
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People in the Corporate Function 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.
The prospective candidate will join Accenture’s Information Security organization as a member of the Client Data Protection Opportunity Support (CDPOS) team working closely with Accenture business development teams to structure security controls and requirements for new Accenture engagements. The CDPOS team member interacts with both internal Accenture teams including Sales, Solution, and Legal and external clients across global geographies to help identify and assess key areas of information security risk and to provide management guidance on appropriate information security controls and mitigations.
Day-to-Day responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Serve as a dedicated Information Security/Client Data Protection Lead to business development teams
Provide guidance on Accenture security policies and standards and applicable regulatory requirements
Assess information security risks of new client opportunities
Ensure identified risks and other information security requirements are addressed within the solution
Document, track, and escalate key risks and security weaknesses
Support Legal to ensure agreements appropriately address weaknesses
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Minimum of 3 years of experience assessing and defining security and data protection controls
Experience working with prospective clients, particularly in a pre-contract business development cycle
Hold a security or privacy certification such as CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, GISF, or CIPP
Knowledge of existing and emerging privacy and security regulatory requirements, including European Union General Date Protection Regulations (GDPR), with practical experience interpreting and applying core concepts of the regulatory framework
Experience with ISO 27001/ISO 27002 or similar information security controls and framework
Knowledge of how a typical contract is structured including the core common terms
Change Management capability
Cross-border data protection and data privacy experience
Strong relationship development skills with an ability to influence and interact with organizational leadership across multiple countries
Ability to work independently in an unstructured environment
Ability to prioritize multiple demands
Proficient in English (oral and written)
Proficient in any language in addition to English
Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
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