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PwC Privacy Director - Governance, Privacy & Ethics - P&T in Washington, District Of Columbia

Specialty/Competency: IFS – Internal Firm Services – Other

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Government Clearance Required: No

Available for Work Sponsorship: No

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in Products and Technology would provide you the opportunity to be part of an organization that is building a leading tech experience that solves big challenges for our firm and our clients. Our products and tech-driven solutions are how we move faster, cut through complexity and fuel growth. We start with the problem and solve it with experience and tech know-how. Our skilled technologists, data scientists, product managers and business strategists are passionate about using technology to accelerate change.

Our team is responsible for establishing the privacy, ethics, and accessibility requirements are included from the outset of development of products and accelerators. We focus on developing the policies, standards, and guidelines to provide direction to developers to assist them in developing products that align with PwC standards in privacy, ethics, and accessibility.

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.

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required:

High School Diploma

Minimum Years of Experience:

8 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

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 thought leader level 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 thought leader level abilities and/or a proven record of success 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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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.