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PwC Cybersecurity, Privacy and Forensics - Privacy - Manager in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Specialty/Competency: Cybersecurity & Privacy

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

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 Privacy team focuses on helping our clients implement an effective privacy programme that supports global, federal, and state regulations, enables an organization's data strategy and drives growth. As companies pivot toward a digital business model, exponentially more data is generated and shared among organisations, partners and customers. You'll play an integral role in helping our clients ensure they are protected by developing transformation strategies focused on privacy, efficiently integrate and manage new or existing privacy technology systems to deliver continuous operational improvements and increase their ability to respond to individual rights requests in a systematic manner.

Our team helps organisations safeguard personally identifiable information (PII) by identifying, prioritising, and protecting sensitive or high value business assets. In joining, you’ll focus on conducting privacy, security, and identity theft prevention assessments to build a privacy roadmap for our clients that can be integrated into a global privacy compliance and risk framework.

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 Manager, 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:

  • Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of comfort zone.

  • Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty.

  • Coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their development.

  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.

  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.

  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.

  • Develop a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients.

  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.

  • Focus on building trusted 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:

5 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Fields of Study:

Computer and Information Science, Computer Engineering, Law, Information CyberSecurity, Information CyberSecurity & Accounting, Information Technology

Certification(s) Preferred:

Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), (Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), CIPP certification in European privacy (CIPP/E), Canadian privacy (CIPP/C), Technology (CIPT), Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) or other certifications

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success building data trust by solving complex privacy and information governance issues through developing and implementing privacy and risk strategies to assist clients across all industries with assessing their posture and improving and operating programs with the following capabilities:

Writing, communicating, facilitating, and presenting cogently to and/or for all levels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff/management;

Possessing technical and operational privacy and/or standard industry practices experience in order to assist clients with assessing their posture and improving their program;

Understanding of common privacy industry standards and regulations (e.g. GDPR, CCPA, LGPD, PIPEDA, HIPAA / HITECH, COPPA, U.S. State Breach Disclosure Laws, CANSPAM, GLBA) and frameworks (e.g., NIST, GAPP, ISO), especially as it relates to building and operating a privacy program and/or managing internal privacy controls, risk assessments, business process or operational auditing;

Understanding of privacy and data protection technologies and other emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, cloud, Internet of Things (IoT) and advanced analytics is advantageous;

Consulting and implementing projects in the following types of data privacy-related areas:

Managing of data privacy program governance strategies and program deployment and operation;

Possessing privacy and information governance policy and notice management;

Managing privacy impact, risk, and gap assessments;

Managing data lifecycle inventories and data flows; -individual rights processing;

Understanding of consent management;

Creating privacy incident response plans; - third party risk for privacy and information governance;

Understanding of cross-border data transfer strategies ;

Investigating responses to data privacy and security incidents with regulatory agencies;

Understanding of compliance and reputational risk mitigation, emphasizing US and international Privacy, Data Protection and Information laws and understanding the privacy risks impacting a particular industry; and,

Understanding of privacy controls development and monitoring.

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success, assisting in client-facing or internal enterprise engagement and project delivery, practice development, business development and thought leadership, preferably for a global network of professional services firms or an enterprise privacy office / program, including in the following areas:

Managing and/or contributing to project planning, engagement administration, budget management, and successful completion of engagement workstream(s);

Communicating in an organized and knowledgeable manner in written and verbal formats, including delivering clear requests for information and communicating potential conflicts, assisting business development teams responsible for writing and presenting proposals to prospective clients, and fostering and maintaining lasting relationships with senior executives;

Identifying and addressing client needs and industry trends while displaying the ability to contribute to the development of a business vision and manage implementation efforts with complex project management capabilities;

Supporting practice management for a specific operation or process; and,

Managing client and account relationships, identifying opportunities and developing the appropriate approach to successfully close and deliver the engagement.

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