Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Consultant

The role

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 4000 specialists in consumer and manufacturing, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government and public services, health and life sciences, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists.

We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Netherlands and Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life

Establishing trust and confidence when doing business and carrying out personal transactions is of vital importance in an increasingly interconnected world. You will help advise our clients on how to safeguard customer, partner, and third-party information, making sure it is adequately protected, particularly as technology transforms the way we interact.  

Our Digital Trust team help organizations to assess and align with global privacy regulation, create new business strategies to make the most of data, monitor trends and technology, adopt new technology to make compliance more effective and implement the people and process governance to make data privacy part of business as usual. 

As a part of our Team your experience will bring fresh solutions to new, and established, compliance requirements.

Your involvement will vary from assisting in delivering data privacy projects to acting as a subject matter expert on them or to leading a team, typically involving both PA and client staff.

We are growing the team and we are looking for individuals experience in delivering projects focused on data protection, privacy regulation and cybersecurity. Ideally, you should have experience consulting with Financial Services and/or Life Sciences sector clients. 

You should also have the following skills/experiences: 

  • Proven experience with relevant data protection and privacy laws and regulations (e.g. CCPA/CPRA, HIPAA, EU/UK GDPR, Privacy Shield) and industry standards and frameworks, such as GAPP and BCR 
  • Possession of relevant qualifications such as CIPM, CIPT, CIPP/E, CISM, CISSP, and/or HCISSP, as well as involvement in industry related organizations (e.g. IAPP, ISACA, (ISC)²) are desirable. Where you do not have the qualifications, we will support you in achieving them 
  • An appreciation of privacy technologies (for example OneTrust and other leading technologies)
  • An appreciation of cyber security, date protection controls, risk management, architecture and third party risk management
  • The ability to understand client organizations and their business model and to tailor relevant processes to privacy requirements 
  • To communicate effectively with different stakeholders (e.g. business, legal, IT, security) about data protection and privacy matters 
  • An analytical mindset, with a focus on producing quality work in a results-oriented environment. 

Benefits

We all work best when we feel valued, supported and life feels balanced, so we got the folks who actually work here to design our benefits.

Looking after you and yours

Flexible healthcare plans just for you or your family. Depending on your office location, we offer a range of benefits including dental, eye tests, gym discounts, Cycle to Work, and more.

Finding work/life balance

Now, more than ever, we recognise the value of flexible working. As soon as you join, we’ll have an open discussion about what works best for you. We’ve also enhanced our parental leave, so you can make more time for those major family milestones.

Taking a break

Because there’s more to life than just work… All our office locations have competitive annual leave allowances. You can also buy up to five extra days per year in addition to your standard allowance.

Personal growth

Learning never stops – it feeds the mind, expands our skills, and strengthens our team. We offer a range of ongoing internal and external training programmes covering everything you'll need to grow your career ambitions and keep you curious.

Planning for the future

We offer all the sensible things as well, including a pension, life assurance, income protection schemes, and PA shares.

Giving back

Take advantage of our great Give as You Earn scheme, or why not volunteer up to three days a year for a charity close to your heart?

A home for everyone

Whether you’re just starting out, or you’re a practiced hand, we have active and firm-wide support communities in place to help everyone at PA get the support they need.
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Going further afield

With offices spread across the globe, we’re able to relocate our people who want to move – whether temporarily or permanently. Your starting location doesn’t have to be forever, as your career takes off – so can you.

Location

The base office for this role is Boston, United States. However, you may sometimes be required to work onsite at client offices, too. You can find out more about our offices and remote working approach on our Locations page.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.