Consultant/Senior Consultant, Privacy and Data Protection, Quebec

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Date: Jan 26, 2023

Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: Permanent 
Reference code: 119601   
Primary Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada 
All Available Locations: Montreal, QC 


Our Purpose


At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.

By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.

  • Have many careers in one Firm.
  • Experience a firm where wellness matters.
  • Build a network of colleagues for life.


What will your typical day look like?

As a Data Protection and Privacy Consultant, you will join a team of problem solvers, helping to tackle our clients’ complex business issues from strategy to execution. You will collaborate with our Canadian Data Protection & Privacy specialists, as well as cross functional cyber teams and our global network of experts to design and implement business and technology solutions addressing our clients’ challenges. 

Work you will be involved in will include: 
•    Conducting Privacy/Data Protection assessments
•    Providing our clients with practical and meaningful advice on matters related to privacy and the protection of personal information
•    Helping clients identify privacy-related, legal or business risks and assist them in the implementation of the appropriate organizational and technical safeguards 
•    Planning and execute a pragmatic privacy and/or data protection approach to make it work within our clients’ business operations
•    Assisting in drafting eminence materials to demonstrate Deloitte’s expertise in the field
•    Tracking and understanding the fast-paced developments in the privacy and data protection landscape and technology changes and what this will mean for our clients and the market
•    Advising our client on both process, organizational and technical challenges related to privacy and data protection
•    Advising on security of personal and sensitive information
•    Supporting project management 
•    Maintaining customer relationships and assist with important business development activities

About the team

Deloitte’s Cyber Data & Privacy offering helps organizations with cyber capabilities and solutions focused on development, transformation and resilience of data governance, data architecture and design, data protection and privacy, including enterprise-wide privacy and data protection programs. We help clients in developing a better understanding of the personal, sensitive, and confidential information they collect, process, and share, along with the associated protection requirements. We assist with strategy, reporting and validation, architecture, privacy, and protection, including specific services relating to data inventory, data lifecycle mapping and requirements, data protection solution architecture, implementation, and management.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

While becoming proficient in Deloitte methodologies, you will acquire deeper knowledge of the legal and technical aspects of privacy and security. You will take more responsibility and the chance to coach more junior staff. As you become proficient in combining these various skillsets, you will have the possibility to turn your innovative ideas to implementation. 
You will grow through internal and external training programs and intensive on-the-job coaching as you work with top specialists who will share their experience and coach you. Lastly, you will have access to the Deloitte University, and work with a global network of privacy and data protection professionals who will influence and inspire the way that you work with your clients and with your team. 
We are looking for someone who is:
•    Passionate about privacy and/or data protection
•    Aware of privacy challenges (ie. third-party cookies, consent management, privacy by design) and has a strong understanding of data security technologies (data loss prevention, encryption, data discovery and mapping tools)
•    Excited to collaborate closely with clients daily and to support their business growth
•    Able to embrace and adapt well to ever-changing circumstances
•    A university graduate, with either a legal or technical focus
•    Pragmatic and able to balance multiple simultaneous engagements
•    Skilled in effective time management and prioritization
•    Due to the nature of the role having interactions with National & Global clients, bilingualism in French and English is required for this position.
•    CIPP, CIPM, and/or CIPT certificates are considered an asset


Our promise to our people: Deloitte is where potential comes to life.


Be yourself, and more.

We are a group of talented people who want to learn, gain experience, and develop skills. Wherever you are in your career, we want you to advance.

You shape how we make impact.

Diverse perspectives and life experiences make us better. Whoever you are and wherever you’re from, we want you to feel like you belong here. We provide flexible working options to support you and how you can contribute. Be the leader you want to be.

Be the leader you want to be

Some guide teams, some change culture, some build essential expertise. We offer opportunities and experiences that support your continuing growth as a leader.

Have as many careers as you want.

We are uniquely able to offer you new challenges and roles – and prepare you for them. We bring together people with unique experiences and talents, and we are the place to develop a lasting network of friends, peers, and mentors. Our TVP is about relationships – between leaders and their people, the firm and its people, peers, and within in our communities.

The next step is yours


At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action PlanReconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

We encourage you to connect with us at if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations). We’d love to hear from you!

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
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