Senior Manager - Data Protection


Location: Sydney

Job Type: Full time


Deloitte Services Pty Ltd

About the role
We are looking for data protection specialists to join our Digital Trust team. As a member of our national team you will have a unique opportunity to:

  • Lead cutting-edge data protection analysis and transformation projects across some of Australia’s most prominent organisations
  • Solve client data protection problems in a forward-thinking and innovative way
  • Support our team’s go to market strategy and the creation and management of our team pipeline
  • Shape and influence the digital transformation agendas of our clients driven by changes to the Australian and global regulatory environment
  • Coach and mentor our team members.

This role will provide you with leadership and management of opportunities across the holistic data protection space, addressing practical implementation challenges in areas such as the protection of ‘crown jewel’ data assets, as well as an appreciation for data lifecycle and privacy challenges in data sharing, consent management, records management and customer analytics. The role may see you lead and manage diagnostic assessment activities, through to the design and implementation of data security and/ or privacy controls and technologies across the information lifecycle.

In addition to your expertise in the data protection domain, the ideal candidate will have strong project management, business analysis and teaming skills to support our delivery teams in execution of their work.

You will have a variety of administrative responsibilities to maintain operational excellence through your engagements and against execution of our strategy. Therefore, attention to detail is imperative.

You will be an advocate for increasing the eminence of the Deloitte data and privacy practice and engage with high profile clients to grow your network within the field and become a recognised leader in what you do. Not only will we help you grow and develop your skills but we invest in our future leaders who show they have the attributes to succeed.

What will your typical day look like?
You will bring data protection, privacy technology, cyber and risk experience, communication, project management and interpersonal skills which will enable you to engage at all levels of an organisation in relation to the data security and privacy agenda.

Based in Sydney/Melbourne, you will work within a diverse and driven team who are passionate about helping organisations to improve their cyber security capabilities.

About the team
Positioned first globally in Security Consulting Services for the 6th year in a row? Yes, that’s Deloitte. Cyber, data and privacy are constantly evolving and so are the threats that they bring along with consumer expectations. That’s why our work is more meaningful (and exciting!) than ever. Always one step ahead, we predict risks and safeguard our clients through end-to-end solutions. More importantly we help clients unlock new opportunities through safer and more secure systems and policies. Our Digital Trust team has an important role to play in making a positive impact on the Australia market.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you.
You are someone with:

  • Proven management and delivery experience in a data protection, cyber, or data security technology advisory role
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Experience leading project teams and coaching junior staff desirable
  • Ability to engage with stakeholders effectively at all levels of the organisation
  • Experience in helping organisations to assess their data protection capabilities across the lifecycle, determine strategic priorities, required investment and change impacts
  • Experience working in data privacy and/ or privacy-enabling technologies is desirable
  • A strong desire to develop your leadership skills and impact, providing data protection advice to a range of digital and cyber transformation programs
  • An interest in working across multiple sectors including financial services, technology and media, energy and resources and the public sector
  • Progress towards or completion of certifications is desirable e.g. CISSP, CISM, CIPM, CIPT

Why Deloitte?

At Deloitte, we focus our energy on interesting and impactful work. We’re always learning, innovating and setting the standard; making a positive difference to our clients and our society. We put coaching at the heart of what we do, helping our people grow their careers in any direction – whether it be up, moving into something new, or even moving across the world.

We embrace diversity, equity and inclusion. We have a diverse collection of people from different backgrounds, with different experiences, gender identities, abilities and thinking styles. What binds us together is a shared commitment to value everyone’s perspective and to cultivate inclusion; so that our work environment is a safe space we can all belong.

We prioritise flexibility and choice. At Deloitte, you get trust on Day 1. We know our people get their best work done when they’re in control of where and how they work, designing their work week around their client, team and personal commitments.

We help you live and work well. To support your personal and professional life, we offer a range of perks and benefits, including retail discounts, wellbeing leave, paid volunteering days, twelve flexible working options, market-leading parental leave and return to work support package.

Next Steps
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