PwC Cybersecurity & Privacy Protection Director in Seattle, Washington
A career in our Information Privacy Protection practice, within Cybersecurity and Privacy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients implement an effective cybersecurity programme that protects against threats, propels 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 protected by developing transformation strategies focused on security, efficiently integrate and manage new or existing technology systems to deliver continuous operational improvements and increase their cybersecurity investment, and detect, respond, and remediate threats.
Our team helps organisations safeguard critical assets 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 Director, 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:
Arrange appropriate assignments and experiences to support others' learning and development.
Seek out different ways to use current and relevant technological advances.
Analyse marketplace trends - economical, social, cultural, technological - to identify opportunities and create value propositions.
Deploy methods to keep up with, and stay ahead of, new developments and ideas.
Offer a global perspective in stakeholder discussions and when shaping solutions/recommendations.
Drive and take ownership for developing networks that help deliver what is best for stakeholders.
Proactively manage stakeholders to create positive outcomes for all parties.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Certification(s) Preferred :
Certified International Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and/or additional CIPP certification in government privacy (CIPP/G), European privacy (CIPP/E); preferred additional certification as Project Management Professional (PMP) and information security credentials such as the CISSP.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates thought leader-level knowledge with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in financial services, banking, capital markets and insurance industries by assisting in developing for clients global privacy compliance programs, conducting privacy and security assessments and managing vendors including the following areas: - Federal, State or International data privacy laws, i.e. Reg P, Reg V, TCPA, FCRA, European Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC), MA 201 CMR 17.00, Children's Online Privacy and Protection Act (COPPA) and State Breach Disclosure Laws; - Strategy, operations and management in functional and operational areas within the Financial Services Industries, emphasizing the intersection of privacy, security, compliance and risk; and, - Project leadership and/or management of multiple large and complex engagements, including proposal response writing, pre-sale and initial scoping, SOW development, and final delivery and signoff activities.
Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts to generate and maintain an annual book of business valued at $2 million+ within the Financial Services Industry, overseeing and managing concurrent multiple, complex projects including the following areas: - Direct the identification and addressing of client needs-building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement; communicating value propositions; managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, margins, billing and collection; - Lead and supervise teams to create an atmosphere of trust and seek diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; answer questions and provide direction to less-experienced staff, coach staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback; - Provide opportunities to contribute to practice development through the development of new collateral and thought leadership pieces, as well as participation in sales and driving revenue; - Develop methodologies and /or conduct audit and monitoring plans based on US Federal or State data protection and privacy laws and regulations, emphasizing effective privacy and data security awareness and education plans based on regulatory requirements and clients’ needs consistent with their policies and culture; - Identify data privacy compliance risks and vulnerabilities-advising clients on relevant compliance and regulatory issues, assessing related risks and controls, and implementing related compliance supervisory and control solutions; - Oversee and lead teams to execute privacy compliance assessments and conduct gap analyses against Federal, State and/or international data privacy laws: develop methodologies and tools to assist clients with developing and deploying their privacy compliance and data protection programs related to such laws and regulations; - Develop protocols and controls to test clients' privacy policies and procedures, comparing clients operations to privacy-related regulatory requirements that result in developing practical recommendations and improvements to reinforce adherence to, or proffering revisions that balance both regulatory compliance and business operational needs involving, policies and controls.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law.