Technology Consulting (CYBER) – Data Protection & Privacy Consultant – SC / AM (Dublin 2, IE)


  • Full Time

Technology Consulting (CYBER) – Data Protection & Privacy Consultant – Senior Consultant/Assistant Manager


EY’s Cyber Security and Data Protection & Privacy practice is one of the fastest growing areas of EY’s consulting business. Join our team and you will be supporting engagements during which we provide advisory consulting to help our clients improve their privacy and data protection posture to respond to challenging data and security threats.


The opportunity


EY has an immediate requirement for data privacy consultants.  We are seeking candidates that enjoy working on a wide variety of projects, collaborating with internal and external client teams, building relationships and a desire to learn and progress their career in the field of Data Protection and Privacy. 


Your key responsibilities


  • Supporting the delivery of projects for Clients to implement Data Protection regulations and standards in their business.
  • Development of policies, processes, and procedures to support Client compliance with Data Protection regulations and standards.
  • Breach investigation and assessment, incident response initiatives and delivery of training & awareness activities for Clients.
  • Supporting other teams in the completion of Data Protection Impact Assessments for business change and new technologies.
  • Supporting Clients to integrate Data Protection systems and tools.


Skills and attributes for success


  • Minimum of 3+ years’ experience in either providing privacy advice and consultancy or experience working in a data protection or privacy compliance role.
  • Understanding of technology, information security, risk management and/or corporate governance.
  • Consulting experience, including Project Management training.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyse complex information and identify key and relevant points.


To qualify for the role you must have


  • 3 years’ experience in a Data Protection or Privacy role.
  • Relevant third level qualification (e.g. law, computer science, cybersecurity, information management, privacy engineering).
  • CIPP/E, CIPM, CIPT, CDPO, Law Society or similar qualification (at least one required).


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • ISO27001 (desirable)


What we look for


An ambitious Consultant to support client engagements of varying size, scope and complexity providing advice on Data Protection & Privacy.  Someone who can draft plans and reports that concisely summarise the results of analysis undertaken. Strong collaboration skills are a necessity for this role.


What working at EY offers


We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings, and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:


  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you


About EY


As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities, and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2022 a reality.


Join us in building a better working world. 

Apply now.

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