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Organization: Corporate Functions/LegalLocation: US Negotiable - East Coast

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People in the Corporate Function career track 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 Summary:

The Senior Data Privacy Counsel – Ethics & Compliance (Clients & Contracting) is a full-time senior manager role that will be filled by an experienced data privacy professional. The successful candidate must have a data privacy legal background and be able to demonstrate strong experience and interest in the areas of digital and technology. The position will complement Accenture’s global Data Privacy Team, within Accenture’s Legal function, and will report to the Senior Legal Counsel - Ethics & Compliance, Data Privacy (Clients & Contracting).The Senior Data Privacy Counsel is expected to demonstrate leadership behaviors, which include adhering to Accenture’s Core Values (Best People, Stewardship, Integrity, Client Value Creation, Respect for the Individual, and One Global Network). The successful candidate is also expected to promote and practice all aspects of Accenture’s leadership DNA (innovate for results, advocate an inspiring vision, collaborate across the ecosystem, execute with agility, and personalize in a truly human way).Key ResponsibilitiesAs part of the Clients & Contracting functional group (“tower”) within Accenture’s global Data Privacy team, the role has the following data privacy responsibility:

+ Conduct Privacy by Design reviews for Accenture’s client facing services, offerings, projects, products or initiatives, incorporating data privacy principles into those initiatives.

+ Partner and interact with key business stakeholders and senior individuals in Legal, to ensure data privacy issues are considered at the outset of new services, offerings, projects, products and initiatives.

+ Provide data privacy advice to the Accenture services, offerings, projects, products or initiatives, in support of rapid-solutioning to meet identified client needs. Include related data privacy contractual provisions into agreements with clients and third party suppliers.

+ Support and negotiate client facing privacy-related documents such as data processing agreements, data transfer agreements and data protection clauses.

+ Conduct legal research, interpret and apply a risk-based assessment of how legal requirements affect Accenture’s new services, offerings, projects, products or initiatives.

+ Keep abreast of technology trends and developments and their impact, 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, as needed.

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

Relationships:Reports to: Senior Legal Counsel – Ethics & Compliance, Data Privacy (Clients & Contracting).Key Relationships:

+ Legal, including Global Services Legal, Sales & Delivery, Contracting, Geographic Compliance and Corporate.

+ Corporate Functions and business stakeholders.

+ Market Unit leadership.

+ Related subject matter experts (e.g. analytics, security professionals, government compliance).

+ Privacy professionals at client and peer companies.

+ Outside counsel/external law firms.

Work Requirements:

+ Travel required as needed (usually 10%).

+ Must have ability to effectively work with others remotely, manage a schedule with global clients, conduct privacy reviews and engage in contract negotiation.

Basic Qualifications:

+ JD or equivalent law degree (based on geography) and be an admitted lawyer required.

+ FIPP/CIPP/CIPM or comparable privacy certification required.

+ Minimum 7 years of experience in a global data privacy function with EU experience, preferably in a major law firm and/or multinational corporation

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Experience and expertise with conducting Privacy by Design reviews.

+ Data privacy contract drafting, reviewing and negotiating experience.

+ Prior experience in structuring and providing data privacy legal guidance to business units engaged in providing client facing services, offerings, projects, products or initiatives.

+ Knowledge of and experience in monitoring privacy trends and developments and translating those into actionable requirements.

+ Ability to work remotely, be self-organized and self-manage own workload and schedule.

+ Experience with effectively managing remote resources would be beneficial.

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

Professional Skills:

+ Demonstrated command of data privacy, data security and related laws and regulations with a curiosity for learning about new technology.

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

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

+ Ability to synthesize complex legal data privacy analysis into clear 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.

+ Confidence and credibility in dealing with internal management and personnel at client and peer companies.

+ Highly motivated and proactive, with the ability to articulate company vision and policy, and to seek out areas of risk and priority.

+ Ability to consistently apply good judgment and prioritize.

+ Builds and maintains a network of good working relationships both internally and externally; and

+ Adapts nimbly to changing needs within the business.

+ Fluent in English

+ Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

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

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