Consultant, Cyber Security Consumer Data Protection and Privacy Management

Security, Consultant, Management, Development, IT, Systems, Computer, Engineering, CISSP
Full Time

Job Description

We are seeking to hire a Cyber Security Consultant in Minneapolis. This role is responsible for leading the execution of how General Mills appropriately protects employee/consumer data from cyber-attack, including how this data is internally secured, and will ensure associated privacy directives are being implemented accordingly. This will be accomplished by partnering across D&T, Law, Business Security Managers, and key business partners to identify risks to employee/consumer data, and working across those teams to provide and implement mitigation recommendations, in accordance with General Mills overall Data Protection and Privacy Management strategy.


Consumer/Employee Data Protection Execution (50%)
  • Represent the Data Protection pillar within Data Governance processes for Employee/Consumer Data
  • Regularly meet with relevant stakeholders to provide tactical direction in the development and execution of data management plans
  • Communicate plans to protect consumer data to peers across Business Security Managers, Digital Core, Solution Development, Data Management Plan owners, DD&A, and Cyber Security

Privacy Management (40%)
  • Apply an established universal level of privacy governance across all employee/consumer data types, and ensure this governance is both reasonable and actionable
  • Provide feedback on compliance of legal directives to D&T Leadership, Law, and Human Resources via the overall Data Protection and Privacy Management lead, identifying areas of concern and developing corrective action plans
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging consumer or employee-oriented privacy laws, as well as changes to existing privacy laws, and be prepared to provide an impact assessment of those changes to relevant stakeholders
  • Co-develop and execute a communication protocol with Law and Corporate Communications to ensure relevant stakeholders are aware of existing and emerging changes to consumer or employee-oriented privacy laws
  • Partner with the Data Privacy team on the implementation of privacy directives across our technology landscape, as it pertains to employee or consumer information

Partnerships and Benchmarking (10%)
  • Maintain existing and develops new contacts within the candidate's professional network of cyber security peers and leading security consultants/vendors.
  • Continuously develops knowledge of evolving best practices and trends through peer benchmarking, industry events/associations, and educational opportunities.
  • Share knowledge and trends within the Cyber Security team to improve General Mills' cyber security awareness.

  • Bachelor's degree + 5 yrs related experience
  • Knowledge of privacy laws and the relationship they have with cyber security and IT
  • Successful track record of positively influencing stakeholders.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience establishing strong working relationships with business partners.
  • A working knowledge of cyber security, cyber security technology, risk assessment and management.
  • Demonstrated ability to work across organizational boundaries, and influence others.
  • Ability to define and manage internal projects and milestones and demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and present risk information to all levels of an organization.
  • Understands how corporations operate in the global economy and is familiar with operational risk concerns for international businesses.

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, presentation, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively present to a wide range of audiences (senior leadership executive summaries to global updates).
  • Comfortable shifting priorities and simultaneously engaging in and managing multiple projects.
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems especially where there is ambiguity.
  • Ability to influence through relationship building and executive presence.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Discretion, integrity, and independent sound judgment in both designing and implementing processes.
  • Strong analytic skills with a penchant for metrics.

  • Masters Degree
  • Preferred major area of study: Management Information Systems (MIS), Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), and/or public sector equivalent
  • 7+ yrs of related experience


We exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. Our company is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, explore new perspectives and reimagine new possibilities, every day. We look for people who want to bring their best - bold thinkers with big hearts who challenge one other and grow together. Because becoming the undisputed leader in food means surrounding ourselves with people who are hungry for what's next.
Dice Id : RTX14a271
Position Id : 6511
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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