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Our RAS practice :
PwC’s Risk Assurance teams of subject matter experts look at our client’s processes, policies, systems and controls with a fresh eye.
The Risk Assurance Services team is structured to address risk management issues across an entire enterprise, be it internal audit sourcing needs, data security and monitoring assessments, helping gain trust and transparency to client’s partners and vendors, governance and compliance framework and controls, reviewing controls across enterprise systems solutions, and mitigating digital risk.
The Opportunity : Director Privacy
Responsibilities & Tasks :
As a Director, Privacy, you will join our growing Privacy practice in Canada to meet our clients’ demand for high quality, independent advice and delivery capability focusing on privacy strategy, governance and risk management.
We are looking for dynamic personalities with a passion for privacy who understands what it means to be change agents in transforming businesses.
In return, we will surround you with the best people in the business, the environment in which to challenge yourself and learn, and clients who appreciate their need for excellence and change.
The primary responsibilities are :
Business development : Lead business development activities including sales, proposals, opportunities identification, and building and maintaining sustainable client relationships across Quebec.
Client relationship management : Establish credibility and relationships with prospective clients by demonstrating technical and industry knowledge across all the PwC Privacy services and identify opportunities for assistance.
Project management and client service delivery : Lead the end to end delivery (including project economics) of multiple privacy projects comprising of multiple resources and teams (e.
g. project scoping, timelines, risks, budget, resourcing) and ensure the quality of deliverables and clients are satisfied with the work.
Practice development : Assist with the staff and operational management of the Montreal practice, including acting as a technical reference point for privacy strategy, governance and risk management.
Thought leadership and innovation : Provide thought leadership and direction for the National Privacy practice and contribute to the Intellectual Property of the firm by driving the development of toolkits, methodologies, accelerators and training.
This position may require some travel and will be based out of our Montreal Office.
Education : Bachelor or Master’s Degree (e.g. Business, Law, Science, Information Security, Computer Science, or Engineering).
Solid mix of business and technical capabilities, and proven experience with communicating complex technical and risk management issues to clients C-
Suite and Board within the context of their business.
Strong network of contacts in the Quebec privacy community at the executive and / or management levels.
Technical designations : privacy and / or security related technical designations are an asset, such as CIPP, CIPM or CISSP.
A minimum of 10 years in privacy roles including proven :
Understanding of privacy and / or security requirements (legal, regulatory, leading practices) and experience in practically implementing these requirements in practice for companies.
Understanding of privacy trends and issues including their impact to businesses across different industry sectors.
Experience developing and implementing privacy and / or security related programs and controls (e.g. privacy strategies, governance, policies, procedures, processes, training, metrics, and reporting).
Expertise conducting privacy impact assessments, readiness assessments, and / or risk assessments for programs, projects, or initiatives.
Project management experience including :
Strong project management, facilitation and delivery skills.
Ability to manage a number of concurrent and complex privacy and / or security projects, meet deadlines, and manage client expectations.
Ability to develop detailed budgets, resourcing plans, and status reports.
Client and team leadership qualities including :
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
Proven ability to work well with others and collaborate across multiple teams (internally at PwC and externally with clients and stakeholders).
Ability to be seen as a role model for junior members of the team and provide guidance and coaching to the team.
Ability to develop and manage client relationships including at senior-levels.
Excellent verbal and written communications including :
Prior experience with public speaking and / or authoring papers and publications.
Clear, articulate, and confident presentation of client findings and deliverables.
Facilitation skills to conduct workshops with business stakeholders at all levels.
Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities including the ability to understand and analyze client data issues amidst the privacy legal / regulatory landscape and provide innovative and practical recommendations and solutions.
Prior Big 4 experience or other consulting experience is a plus.
Interest working in a challenging, fast paced environment.
Why Work for PwC
PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to ethnicity, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.
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