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PwC Info Governance and Privacy - Data Protection Manager in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Specialty/Competency: Cybersecurity & Privacy

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

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 Data Protection team focuses on helping our clients implement an effective data protection programme that protects against threats, propels data-driven transformation, 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 mitigating risk by developing transformation strategies focused on data security, including efficiently integrating and managing new or existing data protection technology across their sensitive data landscape.

Our team helps organisations safeguard critical assets by identifying, prioritising, and protecting sensitive or high value business assets. In joining, you’ll focus on assessing, designing, and implementing data protection capabilities including data classification, encryption, de-identification, and sensitive data monitoring technologies to support a a data protection vision for our clients that can be integrated into their broader ERM, cybersecurity & regulatory 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.

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

6 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Fields of Study :

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

Certification(s) Preferred :

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success managing projects relating to the defining and assessing of Data Protection strategy, architecture and practices, and technology implementation including the following:

  • Understanding of at least three Data Protection capabilities such as Database Activity Monitoring (IBM, Imperva etc.), Data Access Governance (SailPoint, Stealthbits, Varonis etc.), Data Classification (Boldon James, Microsoft Information Protection, TITUS etc.), Data Loss Prevention (Forcepoint, McAfee, Symantec etc.), Information Rights Management (Microsoft Information Protection, Seclore, Vera etc.);

  • Managing teams developing and implementing Data Protection solutions and capabilities that are clearly aligned to their business, technology and threat drivers;

  • Managing teams implementing Data Protection tools within a complex business environment, through requirements gathering, building, testing, and production roll-out;

  • Demonstrating experience leading Data Protection projects to define strategy and roadmap, operating model, policies/standards, and tool design and process documents;

  • Leading evaluation of new solutions and services, providing a business case on whether the firm should develop skills and vendor relations within new Data Protection solutions and technologies;

  • Demonstrating knowledge of NIST, HIPAA, COBIT, GDPR, CCPA as well as other industry recognized information security/privacy standards and industry leading practices;

  • Identifying and addressing client needs by building relationships with clients, demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks, and resolving potential conflicts as a leader;

  • Managing a team and/or work stream on engagement(s), development of staff, business development, and communications with executives;

  • Leading project planning, engagement administration, budget management, and the successful completion of engagement work streams;

  • Managing business development opportunities and/or engagements from pre-sale and initial scoping through final delivery and sign-off;

  • Collaborating with business development teams responsible for writing and presenting proposals to prospective clients; and,

  • Demonstrating negotiation, documentation and presentation skills.

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