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Privacy Analyst

Company: Grant Thornton LLP (US)
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

About GT Center of Excellence (CoE)

The CoE serves as a shared services center for GT US. Situated in Kansas City, the CoE is multi-functional in Risk Advisory Services. Empowered people, bold leadership and distinctive client service are embedded in the culture at the CoE. A transparent, competitive and excellence driven firm that offers an opportunity to be part of something significant. Driven professionals at the CoE serve communities through inspirational and generous services to give back to the communities they work in.

Location: Kansas City, Missouri (on-site role, no remote or hybrid option available)

Position Summary:

With the increasing complex global privacy regulatory environment, companies are working to implement privacy programs to address compliance and reduce the risk of a breach of personal information, while focusing on the customer experience. Grant Thornton's Privacy practice focuses on helping clients transform and sustain their privacy programs through automation, process re-engineering and managed services. Our goal is not only to help clients address one-time compliance needs, but to make privacy an essential part of the enterprise value chain, continuously monitoring data privacy risks and enhancing competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Our clients include Fortune 500 companies across sectors such as Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, and Retail sectors, giving you insights into the leading privacy programs around the world. The Privacy Analyst will contribute to a positive and collaborative working environment through building relationships with team members and working on client facing privacy projects.

Interested candidates should have analytical skills, be strong "thinkers", with an affinity for learning and innovation. Interested candidates should be self-starters and should demonstrate strength in or a desire to build skills related to Grant Thornton's core values of: Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect, and Responsibility.

Role Responsibilities:

Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.
Build understanding of global privacy and data protection laws including GDPR, CCPA, CPRA, CDPA, CPA, HIPAA and GLBA
Support privacy clients in establishing and maintaining their privacy program through privacy managed services
Configure and use privacy tools to support privacy operations
Send, receive and analyze privacy assessment surveys (data inventory, privacy impact assessments, data protection impact assessments etc.)
Run and analyze cookie scanning solutions to inventory cookies
Ensure compliance with engagement plans and internal quality & risk management procedures of the firm
Anticipate and identify engagement related risks and escalate issues as appropriate on a timely basis
Other duties as assigned

Skill Requirements:

Basic understanding of privacy and data protection concepts (definition of personal data, individual rights, consent, transparency, data minimization, data protection) is preferred
Strong technical aptitude, and problem-solving skills
Excellent thinking, analytical and interpersonal skills
Enthusiasm to learn through a combination of structured, on-the-job and self-directed training
Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a team environment

Professional Experience / Qualifications:

1+ years of experience in a technology-centered role preferred.
Associates degree in IT, computer science, cybersecurity, or similar required.

Keywords: Grant Thornton LLP (US), Kansas City , Privacy Analyst, Professions , Kansas City, Kansas

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