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Cybersecurity Strategy and Transformation Director

Dallas, TX 75201

A career in our Strategy, Governance and Management practice, within Cybersecurity and Privacy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients implement an effective cybersecurity programme that protects against threats, propels transformation, and drives growth. As companies pivot toward a digital business model, exponentially more data is generated and shared among organisations, partners and customers. Youll play an integral role in helping our clients ensure they are protected by developing transformation strategies focused on security, efficiently integrate and manage new or existing technology systems to deliver continuous operational improvements and increase their cybersecurity investment, and detect, respond, and remediate threats.Our team helps organisations develop a strategy or governance structure to improve the effectiveness of Information Technology operations. In joining our team, youll design a blueprint of our clients future operating model as well as a roadmap outlining the various initiatives required to get there. Additionally, youll help design and implement organisational, reporting and risk management changes necessary to execute strategy.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Director, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Arrange appropriate assignments and experiences to support others' learning and development.
  • Seek out different ways to use current and relevant technological advances.
  • Analyse marketplace trends - economical, social, cultural, technological - to identify opportunities and create value propositions.
  • Deploy methods to keep up with, and stay ahead of, new developments and ideas.
  • Offer a global perspective in stakeholder discussions and when shaping solutions/recommendations.
  • Drive and take ownership for developing networks that help deliver what is best for stakeholders.
  • Proactively manage stakeholders to create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:
8 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates thought leader-level knowledge with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts developing and implementing enterprise and third party risk strategies for common third party risk issues/challenges facing clients who provide products and services in several sectors, preferably for a global network of professional services firm, with emphasis in the following areas:

  • Writing, communicating, facilitating, and presenting cogently to and/or for all levels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff/management;
  • Possessing technical and operational third party risk and/or standard industry practices relating to third party risk, in order to assist clients with assessing their posture and improving their program;
  • Understanding of common third party risk industry standards/ regulations/regulators (e.g. GDPR, HIPAA / HITECH, EU GDPR, OCC, FRB, HKMA, PRA, APRA, JFSA, RBI, BaFin, CFPB, SEC etc.), especially as it relates to building a program and/or managing internal controls, risk assessments, business process or operational auditing; and,
  • Consulting and implementing projects in third party risk-related areas such as third party origination and inherent risk measurement, segmentation and residual risk models, policy and procedures design and development, due diligence and on-going monitoring assessment execution, oversight and governance, data modeling and technology enablement, issue and exception management.

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in emerging technologies, such as Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) technologies.

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in understanding principles and industry leading practices (industry certifications preferred) in risk assessment skills and audit background, including familiarity with SOC I (SSAE16) and SOC II, ISO 27001, etc.

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in client-facing engagement delivery, practice development, business development and thought leadership, preferably for a global network of professional services firms, including the following areas:

  • Managing and/or contributing to project planning, engagement administration, budget management, and successful completion of engagement workstream(s);
  • Communicating in an organized and knowledgeable manner in written and verbal formats, including delivering clear requests for information and communicating potential conflicts, assisting business development teams responsible for writing and presenting proposals to prospective clients, and fostering and maintaining lasting relationships with senior executives;
  • Identifying and addressing client needs while displaying the ability to contribute to the development of a business vision and manage implementation efforts with complex project management capabilities;
  • Managing client and account relationships, identifying opportunities and developing the appropriate approach to successfully close and deliver the engagement;
  • Configuring, managing and deploying enterprise GRC technologies;
  • Managing teams in a fast paced environment;
  • Communicating and working with senior level stakeholders on a regular basis; and,
  • Independently managing and prioritizing work load.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.


Posted: 2020-03-12 Expires: 2020-04-12

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