Cybersecurity Experienced Associate – Third Party Risk Management

at PWC
Location Chicago, IL
Date Posted June 30, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Part-time


Specialty/Competency: Cybersecurity & Privacy
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Government Clearance Required: No
Available for Work Sponsorship: Yes
Travel Requirements: Not Specified

A career in our Cybersecurity, Privacy, & Forensics will provide you the opportunity to solve our clients most critical business and data protection related challenges. You will be part of a growing team driving strategic programs, data analytics, innovation, deals, cyber resilency, response, and technical implementation activities. You will have access to not only the top Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Forensics professionals at PwC, but at our clients and industry analysts across the globe. Our Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) team focuses on helping our clients assess, design, implement, and maintain an effective third party risk program.This is inclusive of pre and post contract stages for our clients - helping them evaluate the controls required pre-contracting with a vendor, contractor, or supplier, as well as post-contract from an ongoing monitoring perspective. Our TPRM team focuses on designing programs, operationalizing those programs, change management across all risk domains of a third party program and assessments (ongoing monitoring efforts). You will work with third parties all across the globe that support the operations of our clients to ensure adequate control environments are in place and help provide our clients comfort that both reasonable and defensible controls are in place. As more companies continue to outsource and move to cloud transformation, the demand for TPRM has quickly grown. You will help our clients transform their business, build trust amongst their ecosystem, manage risk effectively, and drive accountability and control with their third party connections. Our team helps organisations develop TPRM business plans, cost-benefit analyses, target operating models, short/long-term strategies, and ultimately improve the effectiveness of their TPRM programs. In joining our team, you will work with xLoS professionals at PwC across all third party risk domains, including, but not limited to cybersecurity, privacy, human resources, legal, technology, financial, fraud, regulatory, and industry specific business risks. You will help organizations with strategy, design, operation and long-term maintenance of their TPRM programs.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As an Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Invite and provide evidence-based feedback in a timely and constructive manner.
  • Share and collaborate effectively with others.
  • Work with existing processes/systems whilst making constructive suggestions for improvements.
  • Validate data and analysis for accuracy and relevance.
  • Follow risk management and compliance procedures.
  • Keep up-to-date with technical developments for business area.
  • Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in written form.
  • Seek opportunities to learn about other cultures and other parts of the business across the Network of PwC firms.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience: 1 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Fields of Study:
Computer and Information Science, Information CyberSecurity, Information Technology, Management Information Systems

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates knowledge and/or a proven record of success in:

  • Executing implementation, design, and execution of third party risk related projects at a professional services firm or enterprise

  • Understanding technical and operational standard industry practices involving third party risk management regulations / standards to build programs, risk assessments and business processes

  • Understanding common third party risk related issues currently faced in one or more industry sectors

  • Conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses of large and complex data

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in:

  • Developing and implementing third party risk management programs or associated solutions

  • Leveraging Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Visio), Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, and Slides) and Power BI to create deliverables, proposals, and outreach materials for prospective clients

  • Leveraging creative thinking, problem solving and individual initiative

  • Collaborating with clients and building relationships with clients

  • Independently managing and prioritizing workload

  • Using organizational and analytical skills

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.


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