Data Privacy Principal Consultant - London

Data Privacy Principal Consultant - London

Job Title: Data Privacy Principal Consultant - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: DPPC021118_1541159946
Contact Name: Nathan Wilson
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 02, 2018 11:59

Job Description

Excellent opportunity to join a leading Multinational Consultancy firm in the Privacy space as a Principal Consultant based in the heart of London.

Salary - Circa £70-100k + benefits dependent on experience

The consultancy has an excellent reputation working with a strong calibre of top 5 clients across a span of industries. With 15+ offices worldwide from San Francisco to Hong Kong and plans for further global expansion, they truly are a global firm with their Privacy consulting centred in the Heart of London.

They have a dedicated focus on Data Privacy consulting that differentiates them from traditional 'top 4' consultancies along with a flatter organisation structure. You will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the industries leading privacy professionals, advising top 5 clients across a wealth of industries and dive into depths of a mix of privacy contexts around the 'grey zone' privacy matters of artificial intelligence, IoT (Internet of Things), connected vehicle technology etc.

This is not just on a national context but investigating across international jurisdictions throughout EMEA, APAC and the Americas.

Primary duties of a Principal;

*Ability to interact comfortably with Executive Management and Board Members of clients and regulatory authorities generally with a Managing Director.
*You will be acting as a client's point of contact for engagement delivery daily and acting as the primary Privacy Subject Matter Expert.
*Managing privacy specialist Associates, Analysts & Interns across the business in large-scale projects which will involve aspects of training/upskilling
*Travel will be required which can be local or span internationally and time spent travelling is typically at least 30%.

Knowledge, skills and abilities;

*Superior writing and editing skills with the ability to construct well-founded, clear, and concise analyses and recommendations.
*Strong attention to detail.
*Ability to lead and manage the day to day aspects of engagement activities and an ability to work with clients as a go-to Privacy SME
*Strong analytical skills.
*Ability to handle complex information, solve problems, and manage multiple tasks.
*A mindset to establish and maintain positive relationships and build teams.
*Strong reputation for integrity and ethics.


*Bachelor's degree or Legal Background (LLB or LLM)
*Privacy or information security designation or certifications will be a strong preference (CIPP, CIPM, CISSP. CISM, etc.)


*Ideally, you are a professional with a minimum of circa 6-8 years of experience relating to data privacy and information risk matters.
*Technical expertise and experience in compliance, risk management, corporate governance or legal or regulatory issues.
*Demonstrated experience in building and managing project teams to address complex issues in high-pressure situations.
*Track record working in an unstructured environment where engagement leaders are expected to identify and develop innovative solutions to client challenges.

To discuss this opportunity in more detail please do not hesitate to apply to this advertisement or get in touch with Nathan Wilson direct at Lawrence Harvey to arrange a confidential conversation - Privacy recruitment specialist.

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Direct Line - 02039295885

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