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Data protection consultant - PwC

Location: Amsterdam
Employment: Full-time
You will help our clients to build trust and solve complex challenges by supporting them in defining a data protection and privacy vision and strategy.

Our Data protection and privacy practice is helping our clients to build trust and solve complex challenges by supporting them in defining a data protection and privacy vision and strategy, design and development of sustainable and agile frameworks, selection and implementation of supporting technology and the change management required to successfully manage data protection.


In your role, you will be part of our Cybersecurity, Forensics and Privacy practice and actively participate in  the following activities:

  • Assess data protection and privacy maturity and help clients in building and implementing sustainable data protection and privacy.

  • Support clients in designing and supporting their privacy operation processes, technology and guidelines. For example,
    • Defining privacy governance and target operating modules;

    • Implementing Privacy by design;

    • Develop and maintain a privacy-oriented culture;

    • Data discovery, mapping and classification;

    • Data protection impact assessments;

    • 3rd Party vendor due diligence;

    • Designing and implementing data retention and deletion policies and mechanisms;

    • Data protection technology implementation (e.g. eDiscovery solutions, Data governance solutions, Privacy management, anonymization solutions etc)

    • Developing data protection and privacy oriented automated processes (e.g. DSAR procedures, Data deletion and retention, etc);

    • Assessing and developing cross border data transfers mechanisms;

    • Developing and implementing privacy control frameworks;

    • Designing and implementing Privacy enhancing technologies;

    • Supporting privacy due diligences.

  • Support clients in assessing, developing and implementing information governance frameworks.      


  • You have 3-6 year of experience in the domains of Data protection, Data compliance & Privacy.

  • You hold a Master’s or Bachelor's degree in management information systems, computer Science, business administration, law, statistics, mathematics, regulatory compliance, science, technology and or engineering.

  • You demonstrate knowledge and proven success in a role that emphasizes technical knowledge in one or more of the following areas: Data protection, data governance and privacy. Preferably in a professional services firm or large organisations.
    This includes:

    • Implementing Privacy by design;

    • Defining privacy governance and target operating modules;

    • Extensive knowledge of the General data protection regulation (GDPR). Additional knowledge and experience with other global data protection regulations is an advantage (e.g. CCPA, LGPD, HIPAA etc.);

    • Data protection technology implementation and/or operation experience (e.g. Data governance solutions, privacy management, anonymization solutions etc)

    • Knowledge of common data governance frameworks (e.g DCAM, DAMA-DMBOK)

    • Knowledge of common privacy standards (e.g., ISO 27701, NIST 800 series, NIST PCF etc), especially as it relates to building a program and/or managing privacy controls, privacy risk assessments etc.

    • Demonstrates abilities and/or proven success with leveraging creative thinking and problem solving skills, individual initiative, and coherent messaging.

    • Preferably, you hold one or more of the following certifications: Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/e / CIPM / CIPT), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP), Data Governance & Stewardship Professional (DGSP) or other related certifications.

  • You have project management experience -  planning, prioritizing and completing tasks; managing and communicating potential conflicts;

  • You create and contribute to a positive working environment through managing workload and respecting the work-life quality of other team members;

  • You are enthusiastic, proactive and pragmatic, result driven, with hands-on mentality;

  • You have excellent written and oral communication skills in English and preferably also in Dutch. 

What do we offer?

  • A challenging and fulfilling work environment
  • Multiple training possibilities that contribute to your personal development.
  • A Suitable salary and extensive labor conditions such as a ‘well-being-budget’. This is a personal budget of €750,- which you may spend on your own health such as: Mindfulness, sports, lifestyle coaching, wellness but also technical gadgets such as a second screen for your home office.
  • A monthly reimbursement for your internet at home.
  • A lease car or car allowance.
  • A laptop or Mac and Iphone.

Apply now!

Are you interested in this vacancy and do you meet the requirements? Have a look at our application process or apply directly by clicking the button. We would like to receive the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter

At PwC Diversity and Inclusion are on top of mind.

If you have specific questions about this vacancy you can mail to Keesjan Bongaertz or Brigitte Bekenkamp, Talent Acquisition CF&P or 

We don’t accept applications via mail due to GDPR


Information and application:


Please send your application for Data protection consultant at PwC in Amsterdam including your resume and cover letter via our website.

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Job posted
23 juni 2021
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More information:

If you have specific questions about this vacancy you can mail to Keesjan Bongaertz or Brigitte Bekenkamp, Talent Acquisition CF&P or

Keesjan Bongaertz
m. +31 (0)6 83 05 94 98

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