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Data protection consultant

PwC /  Amsterdam (NL)

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Job description

Our Data protection and privacy practice is helping our clients to build trust and solve complex challenges by supporting them in defining a data protection and privacy vision and strategy, design and development of sustainable and agile frameworks, selection and implementation of supporting technology and the change management required to successfully manage data protection.

What you are going to do

In your role, you will be part of our Cybersecurity, Forensics and Privacy practice and actively participate in the following activities:

* assess data protection and privacy maturity and help clients in building and implementing sustainable data protection and privacy;

* support clients in assessing, developing and implementing information governance frameworks;

* support clients in designing and supporting their privacy operation processes, technology and guidelines. For example;
* defining privacy governance and target operating models;
* implementing Privacy by design;
* develop and maintain a privacy-oriented culture;
* data discovery, mapping and classification;
* data protection impact assessments;
* 3rd Party vendor due diligence;
* designing and implementing data retention and deletion policies and mechanisms;
* data protection technology implementation (e.g. eDiscovery solutions, Data governance solutions, Privacy management, anonymization solutions etc)
* developing data protection and privacy oriented automated processes (e.g. DSAR procedures, Data deletion and retention, etc);
* assessing and developing cross border data transfers mechanisms;
* developing and implementing privacy control frameworks;
* designing and implementing Privacy enhancing technologies;
* supporting privacy due diligences., We believe in the power of an inclusive culture and we want everyone to feel free to be themselves. We offer access to a PwC global network, where you can exchange knowledge, ideas and questions with experienced professionals regarding Cybersecurity and other disciplines. We also offer you:
* numerous training sessions and courses that contribute to your personal and professional development;
* an appropriate salary and extensive employment conditions, including a well-being budget. This is a personal annual budget of € 1.000 to spend on your health, for example on mindfulness, sport, lifestyle coaching, wellness, and noise-cancelling headphones;
* a fully equipped, ergonomic home office with a second monitor;
* a monthly internet allowance;
* a lease car/car allowance, laptop and iPhone; 32 holiday days per year;
* hybrid working at the client, at home and at the office;
* the possibility, within standard working hours, of focusing on Corporate Responsibility, various networks, diversity, innovation and/or recruitment;
* enjoyable informal activities, including drinks get-togethers, a Christmas party, and a skiing weekend. (During the COVID-19 pandemic, you can count on online events).


* you have minimum experience of 4 years working in the domains of Data protection, Data compliance & Privacy;

* you hold a Master's or Bachelor's degree in management information systems, computer Science, law, mathematics, regulatory compliance, technology and or engineering;

* you have project management experience - planning, prioritizing and completing tasks; managing and communicating potential conflicts;

* you have excellent written and oral communication skills in English and also in Dutch;

* you demonstrate knowledge and proven success in a role that emphasizes technical knowledge in one or more of the following areas: Data protection, data governance and privacy. Preferably in a professional services firm or large organisations:
* implementing Privacy by design;
* defining privacy governance and target operating models;
* extensive knowledge of the General data protection regulation (GDPR). Additional knowledge and experience with other global data protection regulations is an advantage (e.g. CCPA, LGPD, HIPAA etc.);
* data protection technology implementation and/or operation experience (e.g. Data governance solutions, privacy management, anonymization solutions etc);
* knowledge of common data governance frameworks (e.g DCAM, DAMA-DMBOK);
* knowledge of common privacy standards (e.g., ISO 27701, NIST 800 series, NIST PCF etc), especially as it relates to building a program and/or managing privacy controls, privacy risk assessments etc.;
* preferably, you hold one or more of the following certifications: Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/e / CIPM / CIPT), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP), Data Governance & Stewardship Professional (DGSP) or other related certifications.

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