Data & AI Compliance Associate Manager

  • 13th month + holiday allowance
  • 20 + 12 holidays
  • Hospitalization and group insurance
  • Bonus program
  • Training & learning opportunities
  • Green mobility program
  • Flexible rewards program
  • Eco-cheques
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Imagine being part of team that helps transform leading organisations and communities around the world!
At Accenture we put innovation at the heart of everything we do and coupled with our core values of client value creation, one global network, respect for the individual, best people, integrity and stewardship, we offer careers that provide unparalleled opportunities for career growth and job satisfaction.
Data & AI Compliance is part of our CORE (Compliance, Operations, Regulatory and Ethics) group in Legal. Our professionals work closely with other Legal teams, corporate and business functions to ensure we do business in a responsible and compliant way, and help bring our values to life, every day, with a focus on building and maintaining trust of our people, clients, suppliers and partners. We identify and manage legal, business and commercial risks and provide high quality guidance and advice to our organization.

Key Responsibilities

As Associate Manager, Data & AI Compliance, you have an important role in building Accenture’s new global Data & Applied Intelligence compliance program, reporting to and in close cooperation with the Manager, Data & AI Compliance. The program will ensure Accenture meets contractual obligations, legal and regulatory requirements as well as voluntary commitments made in the fields of data governance and applied (artificial) intelligence, with a strong focus on bringing Accenture’s values and culture to life.

This role will support our activities to design, build and maintain a strong compliance program which sits next to our mature data privacy program. The program will be established and operational in 2023 and beyond. It works in close alignment with our other compliance programs, our Global Services Legal team, Responsible AI team and others. It is a full-time role that will be filled by an experienced professional able to demonstrate expertise and interest in the areas of digital, technology, governance and compliance.

Closely working with other Data & AI Compliance staff, your key responsibilities will be to

  • Review Accenture internal as well as client facing projects to ensure compliance with law, regulations and voluntary commitments;

  • Draft and maintain  Accenture standards and controls reflecting legal, regulatory and policy requirements as well as best practices;

  • Closely work with risk, information security and other teams to support building and running the program, supporting our risk and quality management as well as post market monitoring, each as relevant for the scope of the program;

  • Support client facing work such as providing guidance to contracting counsel;

  • Support the documentation of AI systems and solutions with a focus on high risk ones;

  • Provide advice to ensure data and AI compliance issues are considered at the outset of new services, offerings, projects, products and initiatives;

  • Keep abreast of technology trends and developments and their impact, and develop and deliver guidance and training for internal audiences;

  • Build and maintain strong and trusted relationships with internal stakeholders, in particular with legal, risk, information security and business teams.

  • Demonstrated command of data governance and artificial intelligence, and related policy, laws and regulations;

  • Has worked supporting a compliance program, ideally at multinational organization and/or in the digital, AI or technology space;

  • Proven ability to operationalize and implement strategy and policies;

  • Demonstrated ability to identify, understand and assess trends and developments in data governance and AI, such as the proposed EU AI and digital packages, and to explain issues in a practical, results-focused manner;

  • Ability to synthesize complex analysis into clear and consistent recommendations;

  • Ability to prioritize and make decisions, and possess a high level of common sense, including the ability to see around the corner and spot risks before they materialize;

  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills with the ability to interface, and develop relationships, with all levels of management and staff, and work cross-culturally.

Behaviours and Attributes

  • Highly motivated and proactive, with the ability to articulate program scope and mission;

  • Curiosity for learning about new technology, industry best practices, and areas of risk, analyzing and turning new insights into concrete action;

  • Strong commitment to ethics, values and company culture;

  • Committed to building and maintaining a consistent global program;

  • Building and maintaining a network of good working relationships both internally and externally; and

  • Fluent in English.

Education and Qualifications

Education: 

  • law degree (based on geography) or M.Sc. or comparable degree in (business) informatics, data science, information management, or adjacent subjects;

  • Relevant certifications (such as in data privacy, data governance, audit, AI, Information Security) considered a plus.

Work Experience: 

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a (ideally global) compliance and ethics/governance function;

  • Knowledge of data governance, data management principles, strategies and frameworks;

  • Knowledge of and experience in monitoring legal and regulatory trends and developments and translating those into actionable requirements;

  • Strong project management and organizational skills would be considered a plus.

Work Requirements:    

  • No travel required; 

  • Ability to work in the country stated in the requisition, or ownership of obtaining those credentials prior to an agreed start date;

  • Must have ability to effectively work with others remotely, manage a schedule with global stakeholders.

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Application process

We believe it is crucial that you know where you stand during your application, and what the next steps are. Our process is short - but thorough - and we'd like to get to know you, and see if we are a great fit. Please connect with our recruiters in case of questions.

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First Interview

During the interview, we'd love to get to know you and see if there is a match with our brand and brand values. We will discuss your ambitions and past experiences and tell you all you want to know about the role.

Second Interview

In the second interview, our senior management would love to get to know you. We will continue to discuss your ambitions, past experiences and we can answer any question you have about the position and work at Accenture.

Offer

If we are all happy to proceed after the interviews, we'd like to make you an offer to join Accenture. We hope we can welcome you soon as a new colleague!

Onboarding

We'd like to welcome you to Accenture and are excited that you have accepted our job offer and agreed upon your start date. You will meet all the other new joiners and continue your career at Accenture.

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Justine Lambert

Recruitment Lead