PwC Information Governance Senior Associate in McLean, Virginia

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Job Description

Businesses today are confronted daily by corruption, fraud and other unplanned events. Our growing Advisory Forensics Services practice delivers clarity and confidence to prevent, respond to and remediate our client’s complex legal, regulatory and economic crime challenges

  • whether in one country or worldwide. With a strong Forensics presence in more than 75 countries, we thrive on dealing with the most complex problems and that can mean investigating allegations of fraud or corruption, assisting to resolve disputes, addressing regulatory anxieties or responding to threats.

Our Forensics Services practice possess a combination of both forensic technology and accounting professionals in offering clients a unilateral advantage in investigating issues that extend across borders or that afflict multinational organizations.

With advanced technology solutions and data preservation techniques, we analyze your information to provide you with answers to the who, what, and when of investigations and other complex, high-risk situations.

Our Digital Forensics and eDiscovery team helps clients protect opportunities in today's evolving business landscape operating over 14 global centers and 60 forensic labs. Our team employs a comprehensive investigative approach driven by its high tech crime investigators and advanced analytic capabilities to solve our client’s most challenging issues in a defensible manner suitable for presentation in a court of law. We apply advanced, strategic approaches to assist our clients with complex information management and analysis challenges by combining data analytics techniques, sophisticated technology tools, and information management principles to help our clients make well-informed decisions.

PricewaterhouseCoopers advises Fortune 500 companies on developing and implementing effective global information risk management compliance programs.

Subject matter specialists provide our clients with guidance on electronic records management, discovery readiness, privacy and data security.

Our teams guide clients with documenting and enhancing processes; collaborating on the development of policies and procedures; identifying and selecting technology tools; developing and rolling out communications and training; and monitoring and auditing the compliance program.

Our technology focus is on electronic records management systems; structured and unstructured data archiving; and e-discovery response tools to streamline discovery costs and enhance compliance.

Our information risk management teams provide support for program rollout, including the implementation of technology tools to support enhanced business processes.

Position/Program Requirements

Basic Qualifications: Considerable knowledge about the following areas:

  • Best practices for developing and implementing effective enterprise information risk management (IRM) programs for Fortune 500 companies;

-Leading records management and e-discovery technologies


Demonstrated thorough experience in the following areas related to risk management consulting:

  • Providing clients with IRM guidance;

  • Forming strong client relationships;

  • Drafting project plans;

  • Interviewing clients, gathering data and summarizing findings


  • Leading workstreams;

  • Drafting clear, concise reports and;

  • Presenting to clients


Minimum Years of Experience: 3

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Degree(s) Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science; Master of Library and Information Sciences (MLIS); or Juris Doctor (JD)

Certification(s) Preferred: Certified Records Manager (CRM) or AIIM Records Management Master

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrated considerable experience in several of the following areas related to information risk management consulting:

  • Drafting information management strategies and/or roadmaps


  • Developing information and records management policies and procedures;

  • Creating retention schedules


  • Creating and applying taxonomies and/or classification schemes in an electronic environment


  • Developing and rolling out communications and training


  • Monitoring and auditing the records management function;

  • Evaluating and selecting electronic records management (ERM) vendors and project managing the implementation of ERM systems


  • Implementing strategies to archive structured and/or unstructured data, including email


  • Developing and implementing eDiscovery response plans


  • Evaluating and selecting e-discovery technology tools, including identification and collection, searching and culling, early case assessment, processing and production tools


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.