Senior Manager Privacy


At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Due to globalisation and developments within technology the structure of organisations are undergoing a lot of changes. As a technical solution architect at EY you support organisations with these transformations. Our teams exist of specialised consultants with different backgrounds. Our consultants are involved in a variety of projects, from developing up to implementing a strategy within different industries. Our core areas are Customer Experience Technology, Experience Design, Organisational Transformation and Data Analytics.

The opportunity

With rapidlyregulatory and legislative challenges in collecting and processing personal data,clients from all industries look to us for trusted solutions for their increasingly complex risks. As aSenior Managerfor Privacyin our Cyber Risk Management Team,you’ll have the opportunity help clients gain insights into their cybersecurityand privacyprogram and strategy as a whole. You will have access to our robust solutions to advise clients on managing cybersecurityand privacyrisk, enhancing maturity, and improving efficiency. You will belong to an international connected team of specialists helping our clients with their most complex cybersecurityand privacyneeds,and contributetoward their business resilience.  

You’ll work alongside respected industry professionals, learning about and applying leading practices to better manage people, process and technology capabilitiesin the field of privacy and data protection. You’ll gain insights into the design and operations ofprivacyprograms and strategies in a variety of industries and learn how to design measurable, sustainable programs to keep up with the ever changingtechnology and regulatorylandscape.

Your key responsibilities 

You’ll work with our practice in Amsterdam, The Netherlands in a leading role on client projectsin:

  • Data Protection & Privacy:to assess and consult clients on data privacy, implementation of data protection / GDPR programs,to address confidentiality and security over customer, employee or patient data. You will gain insights into the design and operations of privacy programs and strategies in a variety of industries and learn how to design measurable programs to keep up with the ever changing regulatory landscape.

  • Cyber Transformation: to better connect and integrate privacy and cybersecurity programs and strategiesfor our clients.You will gain experience applying risk management principles to a cybersecurityand privacyenvironmentbyleveraging cybersecurityand privacyframeworks / standards like ISO/IEC 27001:2013,27018,NIST CSF, NIST 800-53,NOREA,etc. You will design solutions to remediate gaps or enhance maturity of specific cybersecurityand privacycapabilities. And you will implement or improvecyber security management strategiesand processes at the clients’ organization.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Outstanding, up-to-date knowledge about current privacy and data protection challenges and trends;

  • Knowledge of the current security environment and industry trends to identify engagement and client service issues, communicate this information to the engagement team and client management through written correspondence and verbal presentations

  • Work closely with executives (senior managers and partners) to co-lead, motivate teams and provide leadership in client engagements; 

  • Foster relationships with client personnel to analyze, evaluate, and enhance information systems to develop and improve security at procedural and governance levels

  • Deliver quality client services. Drive high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Bachelor or MasterDegree (Bachelor or Master) in Business Information Technologyor Law, or equivalent educationwith touch points toPrivacy andCybersecurity topics

  • 8-12years of related work experience;

  • A passion forconsulting, privacy, and cybersecurity

  • A proven track record in building new client relations and instigating projects, preferably in a national (Netherlands) and international context

  • Knowledge of one or more of the following areas:

  • Privacy assessmentsand implementations

  • Privacy policies, standards,operating models, strategies and roadmaps

  • Privacy-by-design;

  • Privacy awareness and training

  • Privacy operations, e.g. metrics and reporting

  • Third party risk management;

  • Data retention and deletion policies or mechanisms

  • Developing privacy-related automated procedures (e.g. data subjects requests, incident response,deletion and retention)

  • Data transfers and transfer mechanisms

  • An industry recognized privacy certification, e.g. CIPP/E, CIPM, CIPT

  • Asolidknowledgeof security frameworks and standards such as ISO 27001/2, NIST 800-53 andtheconnection with privacy operations and compliance

  • Excellent knowledge of privacyregulations such as GDPR, CCPA, etc.

  • A willingness to travel in The Netherlands to meet client needs and a valid driver’s license

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Dutch and/or English

  • Strong client services orientation and accustomed to taking a proactive role in engagements

  • Flexible, responsible and self-confident personality, who feels comfortable in client’s environment

  • Strong presentation and communication skills

What we look for 

We’re interested in intellectually curious people with a genuine passion for cybersecurity. If you have the confidence in both your presentation and technical abilities to grow into a leading expert here, this is the role for you.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile working flexibility

  • Acquire a fully accredited corporate MBA (EY Tech MBA) fromHultInternational Business School whilst working with EY, completely free

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

EY | Building a better working world

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets. As cybersecurity experts, we are committed to building a safer world

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

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EY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer providing equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Part of the application procedure is an online assessment and a Pre-Employment Screening (PES). A PES involves: checking your identification documentation, diplomas, certificate of good conduct (VOG) and a statement from EY regarding reliability when entering employment.

Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: EY

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO


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