Cyber Risk Privacy Manager

Grant Thornton - New York City, New York
9/13/2017 4:52:41 PM
038455




Data Protection and Privacy Resource
Grant Thornton – Chicago, Illinois

Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 42,000 people serving clients in more than 100 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.

Data Protection and Privacy –Manager

POSITION SUMMARY:

As companies become increasingly dependent on information technology (IT) to conduct daily business activities, they need to secure and control their technology infrastructure. Grant Thornton's Cyber Risk practice addresses these data protection and privacy issues. Within the Cyber Risk practice, our Data Protection and Privacy discipline offers an opportunity for you to leverage your privacy assessment and operational knowledge and experience to broaden your business and project management skills in a rewarding and challenging environment. The Data Protection and Privacy –Manager is responsible for business development, delivering a full range of services to clients and project and engagement management for multiple clients. Responsibilities include engagement planning, directing, and completion of privacy impact and program assessments and design/implementation of privacy policies and procedures; GDPR assessments; developing and supervising other Grant Thornton project teams; and leading client management and practice development activities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.
Support the execution of assigned client engagements from start to finish, which includes the engagement planning, directing, and completion of privacy impact assessments, compliance assessments, GDPR assessments, and other related privacy projects while managing those engagements to budget.
Apply current knowledge of data protection and privacy trends and to issues and other opportunities for improvement.
Assist clients in planning and executing remediation plans identified in assessment activities.
Work with the client to plan an engagement strategy, define objectives, and address technology- related controls risks and issues.
Proactively interact with key client management to gather information, resolve problems and make recommendations for improvements.
Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment.
Work closely with Grant Thornton senior managers and partners to promptly identify and resolve client problems or issues.
Collaborate with team members at all levels in the development and marketing of the privacy service offering.
Additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Computer Science or a related field is required.

· 6+ years of related work experience in a similar consulting practice or function, servicing cross- industry clients at a national level.

· Knowledge of developing and implementing cybersecurity, privacy, and IT risk strategies in the areas of operational cybersecurity, privacy and/or IT risk knowledge and other related areas in order to assist clients in assessing their posture and program improvement.

· Common cybersecurity, privacy or technology industry standards/ regulations (e.g. ISO 27001/27002, NIST 800 series, COBIT, PCI-DSS, ITIL, HIPAA / HITECH, Privacy Shield, GDPR, 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.

· Experience working with technical, security controls and operational risk tolerance, conducting privacy and security risk and/or gap assessments and internal privacy audits, reviewing privacy practices, and preparing reports and other deliverables that contain strategy, project, or technical analysis and findings in connection with consulting engagements and communicating those results to the team and client.

· Certification(s) Preferred: Obtained or demonstrates an active pursuit of one or more of the following certifications: 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.

· Knowledge of emerging technologies, such as cloud, Internet of Things (IoT) and advanced analytics, is a plus.

· Experience in project management and the ability to clearly communicate data protection and privacy issues verbally on both a formal and informal basis to all levels of client staff.

· Exceptional client service and communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships.

· Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel on a regular basis to clients as required.

· Travel for this position can go as high as 60%.

BENEFITS:
Grant Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and offers an extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles. For a complete list of benefits please visit http://www.gt.com/.

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.3 billion and operates 57 offices across the U.S., with more than 500 partners and 6,000 employees.

Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.

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Requisition ID: 038455

New York City, NY
New York City, New York






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