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PwC Cybersecurity Sr. Associate - Third Party Risk Management in Florham Park, New Jersey

Specialty/Competency: Cybersecurity & Privacy

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 40%

A career in our Cybersecurity, Privacy and Forensics will provide you the opportunity to solve our clients most critical business and data protection related challenges. You will be part of a growing team driving strategic programs, data analytics, innovation, deals, cyber resilency, response, and technical implementation activities. You will have access to not only the top Cybersecurity, Privacy and Forensics professionals at PwC, but at our clients and industry analysts across the globe.

Our Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) team focuses on helping our clients assess, design, implement, and maintain an effective third party risk program.This is inclusive of pre and post contract stages for our clients - helping them evaluate the controls required pre-contracting with a vendor, contractor, or supplier, as well as post-contract from an ongoing monitoring perspective. Our TPRM team focuses on designing programs, operationalizing those programs, change management across all risk domains of a third party program and assessments (ongoing monitoring efforts). You will work with third parties all across the globe that support the operations of our clients to ensure adequate control environments are in place and help provide our clients comfort that both reasonable and defensible controls are in place. As more companies continue to outsource and move to cloud transformation, the demand for TPRM has quickly grown. You will help our clients transform their business, build trust amongst their ecosystem, manage risk effectively, and drive accountability and control with their third party connections.

Our team helps organisations develop TPRM business plans, cost-benefit analyses, target operating models, short/long-term strategies, and ultimately improve the effectiveness of their TPRM programs. In joining our team, you will work with xLoS professionals at PwC across all third party risk domains, including, but not limited to cybersecurity, privacy, human resources, legal, technology, financial, fraud, regulatory, and industry specific business risks. You will help organizations with strategy, design, operation and long-term maintenance of their TPRM programs.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.

  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities and coach to help deliver results.

  • Develop new ideas and propose innovative solutions to problems.

  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from from current trends in business area.

  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.

  • Share relevant thought leadership.

  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others.

  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality, diverse relationships.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

3 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Fields of Study :

Computer and Information Science, Information CyberSecurity, Information Technology, Management Information Systems

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success in:

  • Executing implementation, design, and execution of third party risk related projects at a professional services firm or enterprise;

  • Understanding technical and operational standard industry practices involving third party risk management regulations / standards to build programs, risk assessments and business processes;

  • Understanding common third party risk related issues currently faced in one or more industry sectors; and,

  • Conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses of large and complex data.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in:

  • Developing and implementing third party risk management programs or associated solutions;

  • Leveraging Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Visio), Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, and Slides) and Power BI to create deliverables, proposals, and outreach materials for prospective clients;

  • Leveraging creative thinking, problem solving and individual initiative;

  • Collaborating with clients and building relationships with clients;

  • Independently managing and prioritizing workload; and,

  • Using organizational and analytical skills.

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