The Legal Counsel - Ethics & Compliance, Data Privacy is a permanent and full-time manager role to be filled by an experienced data privacy professional.
The successful candidate will have a solid legal background and be able to demonstrate strong interest and experience in digital and technology.
The role is part of Accenture’s Global Data Privacy Team, sits within Accenture’s Legal function and reports to an Associate Director Legal, Data Privacy.
Accenture prefers to fill the role in Europe but we are open to consider other locations. CIPP professional certification(s) or equivalents are preferred.
As part of the Data Privacy Compliance functional group ( tower ) within Accenture’s global Data Privacy team, the role has the following data privacy responsibility :
Provide subject matter expertise and support to internal corporate and business functions globally in respect of data privacy, legal compliance, privacy risk management, incident handling and privacy by design.
Help strategize and drive development or improvement of Accenture’s privacy review processes and tools, and methodology for the review of, and to conduct privacy reviews of, new or existing internal projects and / or business and other data privacy compliance strategic projects on regional and global scale.
Act as an expert on data privacy topics related to the processing of personal data within Accenture’s internal functions.
Effectively work with the regional and local stakeholders to create and maintain suitable privacy review processes and embed privacy by design methodology into relevant business processes.
The role will also closely collaborate with other legal functions, especially with Employment Law and Geographic Compliance & Corporate teams.
Effectively work with the other DP team roles on global DP initiatives and projects. Stay abreast of legal and regulatory developments related to data privacy and adjacent fields / areas / topics, including public policy, regional data privacy regulation and standards that potentially impact Accenture’s ability to comply with local DP requirements.
Reports to : Associate Director Legal, Data Privacy
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