Accenture

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1 job(s) at Accenture

Accenture Negotiable
Jul 21, 2017
Full time
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 411,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at  www.accenture.com .   Be the engine that powers Accenture, a $30 billion company that provides consulting and outsourcing services to more than 40 industries--including 89 of the FORTUNE 100, and governments around the world. Our Corporate Functions people offer the essential expertise that enables our more than 336,000 employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you'll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference. Build a career at a company that can take you anywhere-join the Accenture Adventure.   Legal and Commercial Services professionals deliver and coordinate legal, contract and commercial advice and counsel in support of Accenture's or our clients' business, working to manage and mitigate risk and ensure ethical behavior and compliance with laws and company policies.   Job Description   The Senior Legal Counsel – Ethics & Compliance, Data Privacy is a full time senior manager role filled by an experienced, expert data privacy professional. The role sits within Accenture’s Compliance and Ethics function in Legal and reports to the Senior Director, Global Data Privacy.   Key Responsibilities: Lead the Data Privacy Compliance tower in Accenture’s Global Data Privacy Team and manage assigned employees, providing strategic oversight and leadership in close cooperation with the leads of other towers and under the direction of the Data Privacy (DP) program lead Ensure compliance with a focus on personal data processed under the responsibility of Accenture, including HR, marketing, and IT initiatives, and design and implement related guidance, procedures and rules Work closely with CIO and IT security functions to review new and changing tools, implement privacy by design, and help defining data handling strategy Oversee and enhance the DP Team’s monitoring/auditing program and capabilities Work closely with relevant stakeholders in defining and maintaining robust incident response processes, provide advice and participate in company response to data privacy and security incidents and subsequent notifications to individuals and regulators Oversee registrations of processing activities with regulators; coordinate response to subject access requests and data privacy related complaints Keep abreast of technology trends and developments and their impact, and develop guidance for internal and external audiences In support of other functions of the DP team, provide expert consultancy and advice to Legal, business and corporate functions in respect of data privacy and data security, compliance and associated risks and opportunities relating to new business, offerings and internal projects Relationships:                Reports to:  Managing Director – Legal, Senior Director, Data Privacy.                                  Key Relationships:  Legal , including Government Relations, Sales & Delivery, Employment Law, Offerings, Geographic Support, and external counsel; Corporate Functions including CIO, Information Security, HR and Employee Relations Geographic leadership and the Data Privacy Officer network; Data Privacy and Security consulting practice ; Related subject matter experts (e.g. security professionals, PCI, government compliance, records retention SMEs), Privacy professionals at client and peer companies ; and Regulatory points of contact . + Basic qualifications