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Date Posted: Apr 3, 2021

Reference Code: 61030-en_US

Job Type: Permanent 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto 

Learn from deep subject matter experts through mentoring and on the job coaching
Partner with clients to solve their most complex problems
Be part of a firm that leads the way and pushes themselves to look like contemporary Canada.


Our ambition at Deloitte is to build the data protection practice of tomorrow focused on defining and delivering solutions that keep organizations, government, Canadians and their data assets safe. Do you share that ambition? Read more below for an opportunity to join our team.

What will your typical day look like?


Reporting to the National Partner for Data and Privacy – Cyber Risk Services, you will lead a team of problem solvers, helping to tackle our clients’ complex business issues from strategy to execution. Effectively, you will collaborate with our team of national Data Risk specialists, as well as cross-functional cyber/data transformation teams and our global network of experts to design and implement business and technology solutions addressing our clients’ data/information risk challenges. 
You will manage teams through large and complex engagements, develop your entrepreneurial drive by contributing to new services/solutions development and whitespace opportunities, and be exposed to unique opportunities to expand your personal brand and continue to be recognized in the industry as a trusted advisor and a thought leader in the data/information risk space.

Furthermore, you will also shape, develop and inspire the next generation of data/information risk leaders as they grow by working on your projects.

About the team


Our positive and supportive culture encourages our people to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them to be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. Our team brings world-class solutions to Canada’s most influential organizations, enabling our national and global ecosystem through areas of advisory services, strategy development, data risk program development and implementation, as well as many other services. Ultimately, we support our clients in meeting their strategic objectives while addressing increasing market demand in protecting the data entrusted to them.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you


You are someone with:
•    A thorough understanding and experience leading in the fields of data/information management and data governance and, importantly, a continuing interest in the evolving fields of privacy, information security and data/information risk
•    At least 5 years of demonstrated experience in assessing, designing and implementing data risk management solutions, which may include:
      o    data/information strategy / governance
      o    data classification and data stewardship management (roles and responsibilities)
      o    data lineage
      o    data value management and reporting
      o    data/information architecture
      o    data ethics, data use and transparency
      o    implementation of controls related to information security best practices standards (ISO, NIST, COBIT)
      o    compliance with privacy regulatory frameworks and applicable legislation (e.g., CSA and GAPP, PIPEDA, GDPR, OSFI related data governance and management guidelines)
      o    knowledge of data governance and records management standards and frameworks such as EDM Council – DCAM, Data Governance Institute, ARMA and ISO
•    Demonstrated experience in creating, delivering and managing data governance program to ensure high levels of data quality, integrity, availability, accuracy, completeness, consistency and privacy
•    Proven experience designing and evaluating risk-based internal control programs, analyzing situations, and make value-added and practical recommendations
•    Knowledge of current and emerging data protection tools and methodologies, specifically DLP tools such as McAfee DLP, Forcepoint, Microsoft O365 DLP, Varonis, BigID, OneTrust etc.
•    Knowledge of current data governance, document/ records management tools such as Collibra, Informatica, OpenText, SharePoint, SAS, etc.
•    Minimum of 2 years of management experience, leading a team and driving growth objectives
•    Strong project management skills, with the ability to achieve both internal and external deadlines, and prior experience managing multiple streams of work concurrently
•    Strong communication skills (written and oral), with the ability to clearly present and translate complex technical issues into business terms and conceptualize new approaches/solutions to manage data/information risks
•    Undergraduate degree required, preferably in Technology / Data Science / Information Management / business or related discipline; post graduate degree is a plus
•    Certification in technical information security, IT, data/information management or privacy disciplines such as CISM, CISSP, CRISC, CIPP, CRM, CDP, DGSP and other industry designations (highly desirable).

Why Deloitte?

Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make an impact that matters in a way that you never thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and develop our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, connect, and lead. We do this by making three commitments to you:

  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world’s best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to be flexible in how you need and want to work, and we have innovative spaces, arrangements and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.

The next step is yours

Sound like The One Firm. For You?

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