Client Data Protection Architect

Accenture (Sydney NSW, Australia) 5 days ago

Job Description

Working in the Information Security group as part of the Client Data Protection Opportunity Support team based in Australia, the Information Security Risk Lead will work with Accenture business development teams to structure security controls and requirements for new Accenture engagements, as well as manage such controls and requirements specified in security contracts. The role will interact with both Accenture internal teams (including Legal and Contract Management representatives) and external clients to help identify key areas of information security risk / concern and to provide management guidance on appropriate information security controls and mitigations that will be required to support a respective client engagement. Role includes the provision of support to business development teams across global geographies in responding to client requests related to Accenture policies / standards / processes related to information security, data privacy and recognized security frameworks.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of commercial experience arranging contract security and data protection obligations with prospective clients, particularly in a pre-contract business development cycle
  • Knowledge of existing and emerging privacy and security regulatory requirements, including European Union General Date Protection Regulations (GDPR), with practical experience interpreting and applying core concepts of the regulatory framework
  • Strong relationship development skills with an ability to influence and interact with organizational leadership across multiple countries
  • Ability to work independently in an unstructured environment and / or with little management direction
  • Ability to prioritize multiple demands
  • Proficient in English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in assessing and applying information security and data protection controls
  • Experience with ISO 27001 / ISO 27002 or similar information security controls and framework
  • Knowledge of how a typical contract is structured (including the core terms common to such a contract)
  • Hold a security or privacy certification such as CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, or CIPP
  • Change Management capability
  • Cross-border data protection and data privacy experience
  • Proficient in any language in addition to English

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