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Consultant Privacy - PwC

Locatie: Amsterdam

Come and be part of something big! You will join a team of professionals dedicated to helping businesses to build trust and solve complex challenges.

You have 1 year of experience in the information technology field, including experience in the domains of Cyber Security & Privacy, and hold a Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration, Statistics Mathematics, Regulatory Compliance, Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics and/or other business fields of study.

Other certification(s) that are preferred: Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certifications, or other related certifications.

You demonstrate some level of knowledge and/or proven success in a role that emphasizes technical knowledge of one or more of the following areas: Cyber Security and/or Privacy,  IT Risk/Compliance Management, preferably for a global network of professional services firms, including the following areas:

  • Technical and operational cyber security, privacy and/or IT risk knowledge;
  • Standard industry practices relating to the above areas in order to assist clients with assessing their posture and improving their program;
  • Fundamental knowledge of common cyber security, privacy or technology industry standards/ regulations (e.g. ISO 27001/27002, NIST 800 series, COBIT, PCI-DSS, ITIL, HIPAA / HITECH, GDPR, Privacy Shield, CANSPAM), especially as it relates to building a program and/or managing internal controls, risk assessments, business process and internal IT control testing or operational auditing;
  • Exposure to the common issues facing clients who provide products and services in several sectors that include, but are not limited to, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Retail, Media and Entertainment, and Energy;
  • Interfacing with clients on control solutions;
  • Some experience in projects in the following areas: cyber security, privacy, risk management, compliance, and / or IT risk management;
  • Knowledge of emerging technologies, such as cloud, Internet of Things (IoT) and advanced analytics, is a plus. 
  • Demonstrates some level of abilities and/or proven success with leveraging creative thinking and problem solving skills, individual initiative, and utilizing MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), where necessary, preferably for a global network of professional services firms, in conjunction with the following:
  • Communicating in an organized and knowledgeable manner in written and verbal formats including delivering clear requests for information and communicating potential conflicts; 
  • Conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses of large and complex data;
  • Prioritizing and completing tasks; and communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor;
  • Creating and contributing to a positive working environment through managing workload and respecting the work-life quality of other team members;
  • Clarifying and understanding of team roles and responsibility and proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback;
  • Staying informed of industry specific trends and commitment to sharing knowledge with the team;
    - Utilizing available technical resources and tools to research and expand one's sphere of knowledge to enhance work product, and to remain up to date on client and firm hot topics, while sharing the knowledge amongst the team, where applicable.

About Us
The world is quickly changing and evolving, driving us at PwC to continuously invest and verify our practice constantly develop and enhance our ability to deliver value and support our clients in the challenging business and Cybersecurity Arena.. Our focus is on globalization, technology, sustainability and environmental reporting, population shifts and regulation. We combine skills and experience to help our clients address their challenges.
Boards of Directors and executive management recognize the ever increasing importance of effective risk management efforts in meeting their organization's strategic objectives.

PwC’s CF&P practice has developed a holistic approach to risk that protects businesses, facilitates strategic decision making and enhances efficiency. Our holistic approach is complimented by the extensive strategy, compliance, legal, risk and controls technical knowledge and sector-specific experience our Cybersecurity, Forensics and Privacy professionals possess.

Come and be part of something big! You will join a team of professionals dedicated to helping businesses to build trust and solve complex challenges.

Our team of professionals help clients develop a vision for their cyber security and privacy program, design and build a sustainable and agile program, operate aspects of the program and provide an independent review and assurance of their program to Management or 3rd party stakeholders.

The velocity and density of information in digital business has significant business benefits due to the insights it creates. However, it exposes new risks on how to protect this data and new privacy challenges to guide its appropriate use. Digital business requires a new view on security and privacy, one that is driven by the level of risk appetite and enablement of business and technology strategy. 

Areas where our Cybersecurity, forensics and Privacy practice can bring value to an organization include the following type of activities: 

  • Assess data protection and privacy maturity and help clients in building and implementing sustainable privacy frameworks.
  • Support clients in designing and supporting their privacy operation processes and tasks. For example,
    • Defining privacy governance and target operating modules
    • Implementing Privacy by design
    • Develop and maintain a privacy oriented culture
    • Data mapping and discovery
    • Data protection impact assessments
    • 3rd Party vendor due diligence
  • Data protection and governance technology implementation
  • Leveraging industry and technical expertise to assist management to address more effectively risks associated with their business;
  • Assisting management in the assessment of project risks and controls;
    Enhancing internal audit functions to further align to company strategy and risk;
  • Increasing value and reducing costs of compliance-related activities;
  • Identifying opportunities for companies to effectively mitigate risk and improve business performance;

What do we offer
We offer you the unique opportunity to get to know the whole scope of PwC's Cyber Security, Forensics & Privacy practice. This way you will develop a strong network. We pay a lot of attention to your personal development by means of both, on the job as well as various soft-skill trainings.
When you start working at PwC, you can count on diverse clients, inspiring colleagues and attractive employment terms with attention for your growth and work-life balance.

Apply now!
Are you interested, do you recognize yourself in our purpose and values and do you fit in with the profile? Then upload your resume and motivation directly via the registration form below. We will be in touch within a week to report on your application's progress.

Location: Amsterdam

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Please send your application for Consultant Privacy at PwC in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.

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Job posted

01 december 2019
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Do you still have questions in the meantime? Then switch with Joris Lievens, our recruiter.

Joris Lievens
t. +31(0)88 792 35 92
m. +31 (0)6 2026 0976

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