CrossCountry Consulting's growing Cyber & Privacy practice is comprised of talented professionals in the fields of cybersecurity, privacy, and data protection. Our team partners with organizations to design, assess, and execute sound cybersecurity and privacy programs that ensure alignment of cybersecurity and privacy enablers including people, processes, and technologies, while also balancing risk management and compliance requirements.
As Associate Director, you will be an integral part of a growing service line, helping to expand our client base and capabilities. We are looking for someone who is passionate about Cyber & Privacy, enjoys learning and staying current with industry trends and regulations (e.g., GDPR, CCPA, NIST, CSA, ISO, PCI-DSS, HIPAA, GLBA), excels at leading teams and mentoring others, and gets excited about helping our clients strategically solve Cyber & Privacy challenges.
What you'll do
Lead the delivery of client engagements in the following areas:
o Strategy and Transformation - Assess existing capabilities and develop strategies to implement enhancements that ensure the alignment of people, processes, and technologies to support cybersecurity and privacy objectives
SS Strategy Development
SS Roadmap Alignment
SS Staffing and Capability Assessments
SS Technology Enablement
SS Training and Awareness
o Cloud Security - Build modern, secure cloud environments with cutting edge technologies to make sure our clients can take full advantage of cloud computing and resources
SS Cloud Security Architecture Strategy, Design & Implementation
SS Cloud Cybersecurity Capability Assessment
SS Cloud Security Controls Framework Design
SS Cloud Risk Assessment
SS Identity & Access Management
SS SEIM (Security Event and Incident Management) and Continuous Monitoring Implementation
o Privacy and Data Protection - Build, operate, assess, and transform privacy programs to meet stakeholder expectations and regulatory requirements, build a privacy-aware culture, and, ultimately, do the right thing when it comes to protecting sensitive data
SS Privacy Program Design and Implementation
SS Data Classification and Protection
SS Regulatory Readiness
SS Outsourced Privacy Program
SS Privacy Technology Enablement
o Cyber Risk Management - Build and assess against tailored risk management frameworks, and then pivot to partner with cybersecurity teams to increase the maturity of each capability by directly addressing the gaps and improvement opportunities identified
o Driving business development efforts for new and existing clients
o Building market collateral
o Leading the internal working group
o Developing internal and identifying external trainings to build the team's skillsets
o Attending and presenting at market events
o Recruiting and cultivating talent
Lead coaching family by serving as a role model, coach, mentor, and liaison to senior leadership
Ideal Qualifications and Experience
10+ years of professional services experience leading complex engagements at a consulting firm, or commensurate experience
Cybersecurity, privacy, IT audit, and/or compliance program experience
Working knowledge of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), NIST Cybersecurity Framework, NIST Privacy Framework, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, GLBA, and other Cyber & Privacy standards
Understanding of the components of comprehensive Cyber & Privacy programs, including governance, policy, organizational design, awareness and training, architecture, technologies, processes, and controls
Success in building and developing strong client relationships
Ability to lead small and large teams effectively, managing multiple projects at a time
Leadership skills with the ability to foster an environment of collaboration
Effective verbal and written communication skills including comfort with executive audience
Active participation in the local cybersecurity and privacy community and experience creating thought leadership
Enthusiasm, entrepreneurial spirit, and a great sense of humor
At least one of the following Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Identity Access Manager (CIAM), AWS and Azure cloud certifications
CrossCountry Consulting is a trusted business advisory firm that provides customized finance, accounting, human capital management, risk, operations and technology consulting services to leading organizations facing complex change. We partner with our clients to help them navigate pressing business challenges and achieve goals related to improving operations, minimizing risks and enabling future growth.
Our people are our most valuable asset and our individual differences are our greatest strength. Join our team where Excellence is a priority, Collaboration and teamwork are the norm, Energy is contagious, and the opportunity to make an Impact is endless.
CrossCountry Consulting provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants and believes that respect and fair treatment are critical to creating a productive, diverse, and inclusive workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, CrossCountry is fully committed to comply with all federal, state, and local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard torace, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, pregnancy, genetics, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
CrossCountry Consulting is a trusted business advisory firm that provides customized finance, accounting, human capital management, risk, operations, and technology consulting services to leading organizations facing complex change. We partner with our clients to help them navigate pressing business challenges and achieve goals related to improving operations, minimizing risks, and enabling future growth. Our people are our most valuable asset and our individual differences are our greatest strength. At CrossCountry, we embrace and value our individual experiences, capabilities, talents, and perspectives by fostering and promoting a culture of diversity and inclusion. Join our team where Excellence is a priority, Collaboration and teamwork are the norm, Energy is contagious, and the opportunity to make an Impact is endless.