Privacy Measurements Consultant

Northbrook, Illinois
Not Specified
Oct 04, 2016
Dec 03, 2016
Job Type
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Career Level
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Job Description

Privacy is responsible for the governance and protection of Allstate's customer, consumer, employee, claimant and others' personally identifiable information and leads the Information Protection and Privacy Governance Office as well as Information Protection Coordinators throughout the enterprise. In addition to developing and managing Allstate's Privacy Policies and Standards, this group provides operational guidance for the processes and related tools to assess, manage, mitigate, and remediate privacy risk with a focus on the customer.

Job Description:

The Privacy Consultant is responsible for driving activities that support the identification, analysis, mitigation, management, and reporting of privacy risk. The Consultant performs analysis to mitigate risks, conducts research to identify emerging trends in privacy risk management and risk mitigation, and helps to implement programs that ensure or improve the effectiveness of privacy risk management and protection strategies.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Establish risk reporting framework for appropriate audiences (for example, to the board of directors so they understand the most significant privacy risks, to senior leadership to ensure they are aware of privacy risks relevant to their area of responsibility within the organization, and to individuals to understand their accountability to privacy)
  • Prepare risk measurement/identify trends/tracking/score carding/reporting
  • Prepare metrics on risks identified and closed, as well as track the costs of the program
  • Operational risk metrics, program metrics, IT and business cost measures are expected
  • Quantification and qualification of privacy and security risk
  • Support risk decision making through the use of portfolio models, privacy risk controls, matrix, and predictive modeling
  • Help establish and quantify the organization's privacy 'risk appetite' and tolerance levels
  • Implementation of privacy risk management policies and processes for the organization, including programs to quantify and monetize risk
  • Participate in efforts to analyze technology and business impact and exposure based on emerging privacy threats, vulnerabilities, and risks
  • Other responsibilities as assigned; the scope of work can span across the Allstate Family of Companies
  • Audiences can include all individuals (internal and external)

Job Qualifications

  • 3-5 years analytics experience
  • Bachelor's or Masters in Math, Finance, Accounting, Computer Science, or Information Technology
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to explain privacy and security data analysis results to business people, and business processes, challenges and issues to technical people
  • Experience in measuring operational risks and project/program costs
  • Experience in quantifying and qualifying privacy and security risk
  • Experience in dashboard design and development preferred
  • Experience in IT, privacy and information security financial modeling, tracking, and reporting
  • Experience working in a large, complex environment
  • Microsoft Office experience required (especially in Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Able to gain consensus, unite disparate ideas with practical plans; work with a cross-section of individuals in all areas of an organization, and have effective presentation and influencing skills.
  • Work comfortably in the face of ambiguity while continuing to move work toward a goal. Form solid assumptions and make decisions and recommendations based on a diverse pool of information
  • Intermediate project management skills

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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