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Senior Consultant, Data Privacy

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Date Posted: Apr 3, 2021

Reference Code: 61061-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 and privacy practice of tomorrow focused on defining and delivering strategic solutions that keep organizations, government, Canadians and their personal information secure. Do you share that ambition? Read more below for an opportunity to join our team.

What will your typical day look like?


As a Senior Consultant in our Data Protection & Privacy practice, you will work as part of a team of problem solvers, assisting our clients in designing, implementing and managing privacy programs that meet and exceed the requirements of best practice, ethical operations, and regulation.  
You will advise clients in understanding the future state problems and challenges in privacy and work collaboratively with them to enhance capabilities, operating as a subject matter specialist on emerging privacy and data protection trends, approaches and tools in the privacy and data protection space.
You will also have unique opportunities to expand your personal brand and professional network, by participating in conferences and several client/industry events.

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 privacy program development and implementation, as well as many other services that enable our clients to meet their strategic objectives while addressing increasing market demand in protecting personal information and data entrusted to them.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you


You are someone with:
•    A thorough understanding of information privacy principles and current privacy trends and, importantly, an interest in ongoing privacy, security and data risk issues
•    Completed post-secondary education, ideally within a relevant field, or at least 3 years of relevant professional experience with privacy and security requirements. This includes a thorough understanding of how privacy relates to business drivers, legal requirements, technical / security controls, and organizational operational risk tolerance
•    Knowledge and application of leading privacy principles, frameworks and methodologies such as:
       o    Privacy by Design
       o    Privacy engineering techniques
       o    Generally Accepted Privacy Principles (GAPP)
       o    CSA Model Code/Fair Information Principles
       o    Canadian federal and provincial privacy laws and requirements
       o    International privacy legislation such as GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA
•    Demonstrated experience in:
       o    Performing privacy risk assessments, including privacy impact assessments, privacy legal authorities reviews, and data protection impact assessments
       o    Building privacy requirements frameworks/matrices
       o    Performing privacy gap assessments and roadmap development
       o    Conducting data mapping surveys and building personal information inventories and records of data processing
       o    Drafting privacy notices and consent language
       o    Designing privacy program operating models, governance structures, privacy policies, directives and standard operating procedures
       o    Developing and delivering privacy training
•    Demonstrated capability to apply regulatory requirements within an operational context
•    Knowledge of national and international best practices and regulatory guidance on ethical AI, machine learning and other emerging technologies
•    Knowledge of and experience with handling privacy issues in the consumer, financial sector, public sector or healthcare domains
•    Knowledge of privacy issues in behavioral advertising and the use of cookies
•    Knowledge of and experience with current and emerging data discovery and privacy management tools and methodologies (e.g., Varonis, BigID, OneTrust, TrustArc) 
•    Must be legally authorized to work in Canada without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.
•    Certification in privacy disciplines such as CIPP, CIPM, CIPT (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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