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Data Privacy and Protection - Cyber GRC Professional - Cybersecurity

Location:  Athens
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  27 Sep 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1306003

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.


What if we didn’t focus on who you are now, but who you could become?  


Cyber Security is one of the most important risks for today’s businesses. Our clients are overwhelmingly turning to EY for help and guidance on how to protect their data, assure regulatory compliance, minimize business disruption and improve their overall security posture.   



The opportunity  


This is a role where no two days are the same – so you’ll find yourself taking on plenty of new responsibilities as you go. You’ll work alongside clients and colleagues, balancing your time between developing security strategies, designing security and privacy controls, advising client stakeholders, facilitating workshops and supporting business development.  



Your key responsibilities   


As a DPP/ Cyber GRC Professional in our Cyber Security practice you will be occupied in the following domains: a) Strategy, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and b) Data Protection & Privacy. 


As part of our team you will be expected to take on responsibility and initiative early, providing you with real experience working with a wide range of major clients in Greece and abroad. You will be taking responsibility for the quality of your work, while continually developing your personal and professional skills through formal training, hands-on experience and coaching. 




Skills and attributes for success 



 To qualify for the role, you must have


  • Master’s Degree, or equivalent, in Information Security, Cyber Security, Information Technology, Informatics, or other similar and technical areas 
  • Evidence of self-motivation to continuously develop in the areas of cybersecurity 
  • Good organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and complete multiple complex projects under tight deadlines 
  • Ability to translate security issues into business risks 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively within a team at all hierarchical levels 
  • Willingness to research client inquiries and emerging issues, including regulations, industry practices, and new technologies 
  • Experience, knowledge and strong interest in information and cyber security domains are essential for this role 
  • Experience on Data privacy, implementation of data protection and privacy programmes to ensure confidentiality and security of personal data, addressing regulatory requirements 
  • Experience on IT Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC), IT risk assessments & management methodologies 
  • Experience on assessing, designing and implementing security strategies, governance frameworks over processes and controls, allowing organisations to optimally manage cyber security 
  • Experience on design and implementation of security policies, procedures, standards and controls in line with regulation and/or current standards, such as ISO27001, NIST, SANS etc. 
  • Performing Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and Information Security Risk Assessments 
  • Experience on resilience, design and implementation of programmes to improve IT Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity and Crisis Management 
  • Experience in data classification exercises and controls / mechanisms enforcement 
  • Working knowledge of control frameworks such as ISO 27001/27002, COBIT, NIST, ITIL, etc. 



 Ideally, you’ll also have 


  • Security-related qualifications / certifications such as CISSP, SSCP, CISM, ISO27001 lead implementer or auditor, CompTIA Security+, CIPM, CIPT, DPO Executive are desirable 
  • Experience in Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) and / or vendor risk assessment engagements 
  • Experience in Operational Risk Management (ORM) and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)  
  • Experience in execution of Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA), development of Register of Processing Activities (RoPAs)
  • Experience in design and implementation of Information Security Management Systems (i.e. security policies, procedures and guidelines) according to leading International Standards 
  • Security-related vendor / technology certifications are desirable 
  • Project and programme management related qualifications such as Prince II, Scrum, Agile are desirable 




What we look for  


Building a better working world is our firm’s broader ambition to become the world’s most trusted, distinctive professional services organization. We need people worthy of trust, who are willing and able to support this purpose.   



What we offer 


We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer: 


  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next. 
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way. 
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs. 
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs. 

 If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. 


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


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