Privacy Manager | Cyber Consulting | Dublin or Cork

Functional areas

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Not Applicable


Cybersecurity & Privacy

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

A career within Cybersecurity and Privacy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients implement an effective cybersecurity programme that protects against threats, propels transformation, and drives growth. As companies pivot toward a digital business model, exponentially more data is generated and shared among organisations, partners and customers. We play an integral role in helping our clients ensure they are protected by developing transformation strategies focused on security, efficiently integrate and manage new or existing technology systems to deliver continuous operational improvements and increase their cybersecurity investment, and detect, respond, and remediate threats.

One of Ireland’s biggest consultancy firms to hire a privacy professional to join their market leading team. As the Privacy Consultant you will have or be working towards the Data Privacy qualification and ideally have a legal background.  This is a Mid-level management  role for someone with roughly 5+ years’ experience in the areas of data privacy and data protection (this level of experience is intended as guidance only and does not preclude someone with more or less experience from applying for the role). The ideal candidate will have some consultancy experience working with clients on privacy projects and have shown a clear level of  pragmatism and realism in the  decisions taken. 

Job Description


·   Simultaneously working with multiple client engagements of varying size, scope and complexity

·   Providing advice to clients on data protection, GDPR compliance and other privacy related matters

·   Supporting all aspects of client engagement from scope definition to delivery

·   Conducting scoping meetings and developing tailored solution project plans for clients

·   Oversight of fieldwork including management, guidance and review of junior staff

·   Drafting plans and reports including proposed solutions and recommendations

·   Provides periodic updates to personal data processing activities (Data Maps)

·   Periodically review data maps and identify new IT systems and applications containing personal data; share information with IT Security and Legal to determine appropriate system securitisation measures

·   Supports privacy impact analysis (PIAs) and data protection impact assessments (DPIAs) for applications processing personal data

·   Works with Operations to identify and evaluate new processes involving the control or processing of personal data (third party risk)

·   Collaborates with the Global Data Privacy Office on global data privacy initiatives and projects and supports the development or improvement of tools and processes.

·   Support the development and implementation of the global data privacy program.

·   Responsible for maintaining a log on all Data Subject Requests (“DSR”)

·   Coordinates responses to DSRs within a prescribed timeframe and raises issues as necessary to all relevant parties.

·   Trains on DSRs as appropriate

·   Management of day to day GDPR Inquiries

·   Respond to RFPs regarding data privacy

·   Partners with internal and external clients to support the development and review of policies, procedures, standards and controls to meet existing or emerging requirements

·   Responsible for data privacy incident management, investigation & remediation

·   Support data breach investigations with counsel

·   Assess data privacy training needs for organisation and update data privacy training as appropriate

·   Stay abreast of legal and regulatory developments related to data privacy, including public policy, regional data privacy regulation and standards that potentially impact PwCs ability to comply with local data privacy requirements

Key Requirements

·   Bachelor’s degree in business administration, law, finance, accounting, computer science or a related area required

·   Privacy designation CIPP, CIPP/E or CIPM, CISSP, CISM, CCSA or CCSE preferred or a willingness to obtain within a short period 

Key Experience

·   5-7 years of experience with Data Privacy required

·   Demonstrated command of data privacy and related laws and regulations; extensive experience with data privacy legal compliance or counselling

·   Experience or knowledge in data protection laws related to security, protection of sensitive data

·   Experience of leading and influencing clients to adopt the right privacy approach to their business. 

·   Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with all levels of management and staff. Multilingual is strongly preferred

·   Confidence and credibility in dealing with internal management, senior personnel at client and peer companies, outside counsel, data privacy regulators, and industry bodies

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Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


Government Clearance Required?


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Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: Dublin



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