Security and Privacy Consultant

The Security and Privacy Consultant will operate across the service lines within the Privacy Practice with an ability to deliver consultancy services primarily into Calligo clients and on occasion internally into Calligo.

The position will require activities from pre-sales through to servicing contracted clients and also development of the service lines.

Key skills would include an ability to perform privacy analysis of client’s environments, present findings and recommendations back to the client and to provide a point of thought leadership in the domain areas that are covered in the service lines.


Experience within security architecture, standards frameworks, operational models, I.T. deployment models and detailed understanding of established good practice in areas such as security are all attributes that will be encompassed in the role. Knowledge and understanding of Data Privacy Regulations is highly recommended.

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Job Title: Security and Privacy Consultant

Department: Privacy Practice

Reports to: Director of Data Ethics and Privacy


Key Duties

  • Deliver services from within the Privacy Practice to the client base, this includes risk assessments, best practise guidance on both security and privacy standards, and analysis of gaps that exist in the client’s environment or strategy
  • Application of regulation-mandated policies, procedures, and training materials, and promoting a culture of data protection compliance across business functions
  • Assessment and auditing of information technology infrastructure, and information security practices
  • Analysis, validation and documentation of existing business processes and mapping functional and non-functional requirements
  • Performing gap analysis and identifying areas for improvement
  • Advising internal / external stakeholders around regulatory questions, risks and issues
  • Communicate with stakeholders and manage their expectations, working closely with internal and external parties, both local and remote
  • Analysis of business requirements to ensure completeness of information and they are completely clear for the alignment teams.
  • Help maintain, and revise policies and procedures for the general operation of an overall Privacy program
  • Proactively audit processes, practices and documents to identify weaknesses
  • Evaluate business activities to assess compliance risk


Required Skills and Experience

  • Familiarity with industry practices and professional standards in information security, privacy, risk, security compliance
  • Experience with data incident response, information security, privacy, and compliance
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; experience with cross-cultural communications
  • Ability to understand complex business issues and present them in a straightforward way
  • 5-10 years of experience working in a security role
  • Agile and flexible, capable of dealing with ambiguity, and confront challenges and opportunities with speed, endurance and decisiveness
  • Quick learner, motivated to explore imaginative solutions, draw insights from experiences and seek perspective from others.



  • Strong organisational skills and thought leadership
  • Presentation skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to plan own work, work on own initiative and meet deadlines
  • Ability to manage pressure and conflicting demands and prioritise tasks and workload
  • Excellent writing and documentation skills
  • Commercially astute with an ability to innovate and contribute to the development of services within Calligo