Data Analyst (GDPR)

Full Time | Belfast, NORTHERN IRELAND | 3 months

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Full Time

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Job Description

Who we are

The use and governance of data is becoming more and more important to our clients. To meet growing demand in this area, PwC Operate is looking to hire individuals with relevant experience in data protection and data management. The role is to work with our clients in assisting risk, compliance and finance departments in becoming compliant with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and in using these data assets to make better decisions and getting faster results.

Our Analysts will work across sectors to review our clients’ process and technology environment to drive improved compliance. They will utilise cutting-edge technologies in Artificial Intelligence, advanced analytics and data visualisation and establish the right controls, processes and structures to ensure that business decisions are based on information that is accurate, complete and trustworthy.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a number of motivated individuals to join our fast growing team to support this exciting new proposition. We have ambitious plans and are looking for self-starters who can develop and support the build of our go-to-market propositions and excel in client delivery. To be successful, you will be a strong team player with a focus on quality and attention to detail with excellent communication and written skills.

We work with clients to manage business risk through improved insight from advanced analytics and data visualisation and by establishing the right controls, processes and structures to ensure that decisions are based on information that is accurate, complete and trustworthy.

In this role you will:
  • Assess and optimise data governance processes and operations in order to meet data protection requirements

  • Design automated and data-driven controls to better manage and protect data assets to meet data privacy obligations

  • Data Discovery, Data Flow mapping, Privacy Impact Assessments, Data and Process Analysis for Remediation Planning

  • Validating and testing data and reports submitted to regulatory bodies

  • Designing and developing dashboards, visualisations and metrics to improve understanding of business processes, identify potential weaknesses and provide operational resilience

Essential Skills
  • Experience in at least one of the following:

    • Information Governance, Data Protection and regulatory projects

    • Enterprise Data Management

    • Data Analysis / Data Analytics

    • Compliance

    • Risk

  • Analytical and problem solving capabilities

  • Excellent communications skills including presentation and report writing that allow for effective communication across all levels of the organisation

  • Strong stakeholder management and interpersonal skills

Desirable criteria
  • Working knowledge of UK and EU data protection legislation (including DPA and GDPR)

  • Data Discovery and Data Flow Mapping

  • Data quality and data cleansing techniques

  • High proficiency in MS Excel

  • Ability to grasp underlying complexities in data

  • Background in Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Analytics or similar



Our Deals business is an exciting, fast-paced and an ever-growing business that focuses on deals and crisis situations for our clients. Collectively, we deal with the types of situations you hear about regularly in the news and we provide support, insight and analysis to the management, shareholders and financiers of business.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

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