1+ months

Compliance & Ethics Data Privacy Associate Director

Chicago, IL 60684


Organization: Corporate Functions/Legal


Location: US negotiable




Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services all powered by the worlds largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 674,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.




People in the Corporate Function contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.




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


Imagine being part of team that helps transform leading organisations and communities around the world!




At Accenture we put innovation at the heart of everything we do and coupled with our core values of client value creation, one global network, respect for the individual, best people, integrity and stewardship, we offer careers that provide unparalleled opportunities for career growth and job satisfaction.




Data Privacy is part of our CORE (Compliance, Operations, Regulatory and Ethics) group in Legal. Our professionals work closely with other Legal teams, corporate and business functions to ensure we do business in a responsible and compliant way, and help bring our values to life, every day, with a focus on building and maintaining trust of our people, clients, suppliers and partners. We identify and manage legal, business and commercial risks and provide high quality guidance and advice to our organization.




Key Responsibilities




As Associate Director, Data Privacy, you lead a functional group (tower) of Accentures global Data Privacy program, reporting to and in close cooperation with our Senior Director, Data, AI & Privacy Compliance. The program oversees data privacy compliance & ethics as well as voluntary commitments made in the field of privacy, with a strong focus on bringing Accentures values and culture to life.




This senior role will have responsibilities to design and oversee major strategic initiatives (such as implementation of new laws, response to significant regulatory changes such as new EU standard contractual clauses) as well as lead our regular risk assessments regarding the program in general and HIPAA compliance in the US. The role will also lead our data privacy support of our significant, fast paced Ventures & Acquisitions activities. It is a full-time role that will be filled by an experienced senior professional able to demonstrate strong expertise and interest in the areas of privacy, digital, technology, governance and compliance.




The Director, Data & AI Compliance is expected to demonstrate leadership behaviors, which include adhering to Accentures Core Values. The successful candidate is also expected to promote and practice all aspects of Accentures leadership DNA.




Your (and your teams) key responsibilities will be to

+ Design, build and execute projects to ensure our Data Privacy program stays robust and up to date globally, reflecting leading industry practice;

+ Execute and enhance, where needed, our risk assessment approach, which comprises regular independent reviews of our program by outside counsel, implementation of updates, targeted deep assessments of select topics, and a comprehensive program of HIPAA risk assessments;

+ Develop, maintain and enhance our processes to identify privacy issues in our Ventures and Acquisitions activities, both in the due diligence and post merger integration phases;

+ Maintain and enhance privacy controls in close cooperation with the Information Security team;

+ Develop and provide training and communication in the aforementioned areas.

+ Keep abreast of technology trends and developments and their impact, and develop guidance, training and thought leadership for internal audiences;

+ Build and maintain strong and trusted relationships with internal and external stakeholders, in particular with legal and business teams, and interaction with clients and V&A targets, as needed;

+ Effectively work with a team of legal professionals and business teams in remote locations, providing advice and guidance in an engaged, business focused and pragmatic manner.






Work Requirements:

+ Travel required as needed (likely <5%);

+ Must have ability to effectively work with others remotely, manage a schedule with global stakeholders.






Basic Qualifications:

+ JD or equivalent law degree (based on geography);

+ Minimum 8 years of experience in a (ideally global) compliance and ethics/governance function, preferably in a major law firm and/or multinational corporation;

+ Minimum 5 years team leadership experience.






Preferred Qualifications:

+ CIPP or other privacy certification recommended

+ Relevant privacy certifications considered a plus;

+ Deep knowledge of data privacy, data management principles, strategies and frameworks;

+ Knowledge of and experience in monitoring legal and regulatory trends and developments and translating those into actionable requirements;

+ Strong project management and organizational skills would be considered a plus;

+ Demonstrated command of data privacy and related policy, laws and regulations globally, in particular the US and EU;

+ Long term accountability for compliance program at multinational organization, ideally in the technology space;

+ Proven ability to develop vision, operationalize and implement strategy;

+ Demonstrated ability to identify, understand and assess trends and developments in data privacy, and to explain issues in a practical, results-focused manner;

+ Ability to build a network of professional relationships with experts and regulators, and to represent Accenture externally as needed;

+ Ability to synthesize complex legal analysis into clear and consistent recommendations;

+ Ability to prioritize and make decisions, and possess a high level of common sense, including the ability to see around the corner and spot risks before they materialize;

+ Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills with the ability to interface, and develop relationships, with all levels of management and staff, and work cross-culturally.






Professional Skills:

+ Highly motivated and proactive, with the ability to articulate company vision and policy;

+ Curiosity for learning about new technology, industry best practices, and areas of risk, analyzing and turning new insights into concrete action;

+ Strong commitment to ethics, values and company culture;

+ Committed to building and maintaining a consistent global program;

+ Building and maintaining a network of good working relationships both internally and externally; and

+ Fluent in English;

+ Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

+ Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian






As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $204,660 - $367,000 and information on benefits offered is here. (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/careers/your-future-rewards-benefits)





COVID-19 update:



The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually.



Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.



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Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/about/inclusion-diversity/us-workforce)



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Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.



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Requesting An Accommodation



Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.



If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/contact-us) or speak with your recruiter.



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Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.



Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.



Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.



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Posted: 2022-07-25 Expires: 2022-10-23

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