Public Consulting Group

Privacy Specialist

Job Locations US
Posted Date 2 days ago(3/31/2023 1:43 PM)
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Information Technology
Regular Full-Time
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Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986, PCG employs approximately 2,000 professionals throughout the U.S.—all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the better. The firm is a member of a family of companies with experience in all 50 states, and clients in six Canadian provinces and Europe. PCG offers clients a multidisciplinary approach to meet challenges, pursue opportunities, and serve constituents across the public sector. To learn more, visit




*Public Consulting Group seeks a Privacy Specialist with proven work experience in Governance, Risk, Compliance and/or Information Security *


Hybrid Location: Greater Boston, Massachusetts 


  • Acts as a key liaison between technical and non-technical business units to ensure processes and supporting systems continue to meet business stakeholder needs.
  • Supports critical functions, such as incident management, data inventory management and data mapping.
  • Maintains awareness of privacy industry trends and regulatory requirements and evaluates controls to ensure compliance.
  • Works with leadership to analyze data and make business decisions based on the evidence.
  • Designs processes and/or suggest improvements for business solutions that require enhancement.
  • Provides information clearly and concisely in various formats depending on audience.
  • Communicates and interacts directly with the workforce and provide quality service, as required.
  • Manages multiple parallel business functions and keep leadership informed of status and risks.
  • Works across Corporate departments to ensure alignment of processes and solutions and their impact on various business units.
  • Coordinates with Information Security, GRC, and IT resources to ensure alignment of priorities.
  • Maintains and manages operational relationships with external GRC/Privacy vendors and partners.
  • Leads investigations of privacy events and collaborates with internal and external teams as needed.
  • Prepares reports that document privacy breaches and the extent of the damage caused by the breaches.
  • Interfaces with various internal teams and business for remediation efforts and/or project and operational activities.


Hybrid Location: Greater Boston, Massachusetts 




Work Experience:

  • Governance, Risk, Compliance, or Information Security
  • 3+ years of work experience in Business, Technology, or Audit/Compliance fields
  • Process improvement experience, especially experience that leverages technology as part of the solution 



  • Information Security or Technology certifications are a plus.



  • B.S. or B.A. Degree, with related business discipline experience
  • M.B.A. or other advanced degree in business or social science is a plus


Required Skills: 


  • Can multi-task, communicate clearly, provide leadership and guidance to others, and claim ownership over his/her specific responsibilities.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Data gathering, and quantitative and qualitative data analysis, including business process metrics and measures linking to business KPIs.
  • Ability to lead and provide guidance in various hierarchical situations.
  • Knowledge and experience in process improvement.
  • Self-motivated and quick learner.
  • Pays close attention to detail.
  • Good knowledge of and experience with the Microsoft Office 365 suite.
  • Ability to work within high-performing virtual teams and highly collaborative.
  • Builds excellent relationships with key internal resources based on trust and confidence.
  • Interested in both short-term results and long-term goals.
  • Ability to work with resources in multiple locations and business units.
  • Ability to get results while maintaining a service orientation.



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Compensation for roles at Public Consulting Group varies depending on a wide array of factors including, but not limited to, the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by applicable law, PCG provides the following reasonable range of compensation for this role: $80,000 - $119,999. In addition, PCG provides a range of benefits for this role.

EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.


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