EY Manager, Cyber Privacy, London in London, United Kingdom

Manager, Cyber Privacy, London


Requisition # LON00D6Z

Post Date Nov 01, 2018

The opportunity

EY is recognised as a leading independent provider of technology, security and risk advisory services, supporting organisations to address the challenges of governance, transformation, regulatory compliance and maximising value for money. EY has a global network of over 6,000 IT assurance and advisory professionals with 350 technical advisors in the UK alone. We have the highestnumber of Certified Information Privacy Professionals (CIPPs) worldwide.

In response to strong market demand, and to support the ongoing growth of our data privacy team, we are seeking additional individuals with strong privacy skills to enhance our existing team. This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the future growth of our practice and work with a broad range of clients across a number of different sectors.

Your key responsibilities

To be a Manager in our UK Cybersecurity practice you will already be working as a Privacy practitioner. You will lead privacy assessments and manage teams to deliver privacy programmes, often with limited supervision. You will already have some experience of market facing business development activity and will be expected to identify opportunities, escalating these to senior management and will assist with winning work. Highly motivated, a good communicator you will need to convey technical content in business language with senior management. You’ll also need to be a team player who is not only looking to enhance their own career, but recognises the value in developing others and strengthening the team. You will have responsibility for;

  • Managing a portfolio of privacy engagements with our clients, reporting to a Senior Manager or Director, responsible for the day to day running of the engagements and the quality of the teams output

  • Managing and creating reports and via review ensuring the highest quality deliverables prior to Senior Manager’s / Director’s review.

  • Contributing to developing the market for Privacy services across all sectors and identify sales opportunities and escalating these to senior management

  • Establishing client relationships with senior stakeholders across the FTSE 350 market

  • Working with prospective clients to agree, scope and plan the delivery phase of engagements

  • Contributing to the creation of proposals and marketing material

  • Managing engagements to time and budget

  • Contributing to the development of the existing cyber risk team acting as mentor and coach to the junior members of the team and leading by examplePrivacy Managers work with clients as a business advisor. This involves working with senior client management teams from within business operations, information security and IT to:

  • Assess risks, using recognised sources of threat intelligence as well as business impact assessments

  • Assess management of privacy, covering people, physical, process and technology aspects

  • Advise on and, where required, manage the transformation and improvement of the privacy programme in a client organisation

  • Advise on and implement performance management and assurance frameworks for privacy

The role will involve working with a variety of clients and industries, and you will be working alongside practitioners from across EY, on a variety of privacy assurance and advisory projects. As an ambassador for the privacy team, you will need to build a strong network internally and be able to exceed our clients' high expectations. You will therefore be highly motivated, and be a strong communicator. We are seeking high performing individuals who have been recognised for exceeding expectations.

Skills and attributes for success

A Big 4 background or comparable consulting experience is advantageous, although some of our strongest performers come directly from industry therefore candidates with excellent industry experience and demonstrable success managing transformation work streams and proven experience of conducting cyber discussions at senior managementare also encouraged to apply

We are looking for individuals who have experience in data privacy with exposure in the following areas:

  • Strong knowledge ofinternational privacy laws and regulations

  • An awareness of current frameworks, technologies, emerging trends, and best practices related to data privacy

  • Experience of implementing privacy and information security programs including, requirements definition, data flow analysis, risk assessments and strategy development such as policies and procedures, business process controls, incident response plans, monitoring, reporting, and training and awareness programs

There is a high degree of varietyin the work, so the ability to be flexible and adaptable is key. Our work covers a number of sectors, the main ones being the UK Government, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Energy, Consumer Products and Pharma industries. Whatever the industry and focus for our assignments, the expectation is for technical excellence, combined with strong commercial understanding.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Ability to engage with stakeholders and manage cross functional projects

  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholder communities with varying levels of experience

  • Intellectual strength / flexibility to rapidly understand complex problems and rationalise these into a workable solution which can then be delivered

  • Experience of developing propositions that are current and relevant to our clients

  • Ability to develop and deliver high quality output against stated project objectives and meet tight deadlines

  • High level of drive, commitment to achieving solutions and ability to work under pressure

In addition to engagement-specific responsibilities, you will form part of the wider Information Security team, and make a proactive contribution to areas such as learning and development, knowledge sharing, current technologies, methodologies and the ongoing expansion of the privacy and wider information security team.

Ideally, you'll have

  • Strong academic record, to degree level or equivalent industry experience

  • Privacy related qualification similar to CIPP or CIPM

  • Project and programme related qualifications; Prince II, Scrum, Agile

  • Experience with Tools such as Archer, GRC tools

What we look for

Core consulting skill

Advanced data & evidence management, client management on remediation programmes, driving innovation & continuous improvement

Technical skills

Strong technical insight, practical knowledge & capability in your specialist capability.


Proven ability to adapt and learn in an innovative environment.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you.

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

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

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