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Analyst / Associate – Alvarez & Marsal Hong Kong SAR, Hybrid

Analyst / Associate – Privacy and Data Compliance Practice

Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) for leadership, action and results.

A&M’s leadership is about a bias towards action and the willingness to tell clients what we think is needed. Our restructuring heritage sharpens our ability to act decisively. Clients select us for our deep expertise and ability to create and deliver practical, rather than theoretical, solutions to their unique problems in addition to our objectivity.

Privately held since its founding in 1983, A&M is a leading global professional services firm that provides advisory, business performance improvement and turnaround management services.

When conventional approaches are not enough to create transformation and drive change, clients seek our deep expertise and ability to deliver practical solutions to their unique problems.

With over 7,000 people across four continents, we deliver tangible results for corporates, boards, private equity firms, law firms and government agencies facing complex challenges.

Our senior leaders, and their teams help companies act decisively, catapult growth and accelerate results. We are experienced operators, world-class consultants, former regulators and industry authorities with a shared commitment to telling clients what’s really needed for turning change into a strategic business asset, managing risk and unlocking value at every stage of growth.

The Privacy & Data Compliance team at A&M advises and supports leading global and multi-national companies with all aspects of their privacy and data compliance requirements.



· Undertake research and prepare analysis of international privacy and data rules and standards (with a specific focus on privacy and data protection laws in Asia Pacific)

· Keep the senior team up to date with legal and regulatory developments, as well as awareness of new and emerging technologies, data strategies and business models

· Support project teams in the development of corporate strategies around privacy, digital ethics and information governance including establishing or updating frameworks, policies, and procedures.

· Support the mapping and analysis of client data flows and data management from a business process and technology standpoint

· Assist in the preparation of a range of documents including articles, briefings, presentations, proposals, reports, project plans, assessment findings and recommendations

· Provide project management support to a range of complex privacy and data compliance projects and programs

· Support project teams involved in designing and undertaking privacy and data compliance assessments against different regulations and standards

· Work with and support a range of different client stakeholders including assisting the senior team in the preparation of communications and reports to senior management and board level executives

· Support and liaise with project teams in other Alvarez & Marsal service lines and international offices



· Assist with business development activities including drafting proposals and pitch documents, researching potential clients and issues, and organising client meetings, briefings and events

· Support the development of new skills and capabilities and promote the sharing and transfer of knowledge and skills across the team through the participation in formal and informal training and events, and through the development and ongoing improvement of product offerings, templates, training materials, update methodologies and approaches, and conduct relevant reading and research

· Develop professional network and participate in industry and community events




· Bachelor’s degree in law or technology

· 1-4 years’ work experience

· Basic knowledge of privacy and data protection laws in Asia Pacific (e.g. Singapore PDPA, China PIPL, Australia Privacy Act)

· Based in the Asia Pacific region (Malaysia, Hong Kong, Shanghai, or Beijing preferred)

· Excellent oral and written communications skills

· Strong attention to detail and quality

· Able to function effectively under pressure while managing competing stakeholder demands and prioritise workload accordingly

· Ability to work collaboratively in a team and independently

· Self-starter with the drive to succeed in an entrepreneurial culture



· Working knowledge of UK/EU/US and other jurisdictions’ privacy and data laws (e.g. GDPR, CCPA, LGPD)

· Experience working in-house in a compliance, risk management, or privacy/data protection role or with an accounting, consulting, or law firm

· A law-based degree with postgraduate education specialising in privacy, data protection or technology

· Relevant professional qualification(s) such as CIPP/A, CIPT, CIPM

· Able to read and converse in Mandarin and English at a business level


A&M established its Asia presence in 2003 and currently has offices in Greater China (Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing), Seoul, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Australia.

In addition to these locations, A&M Asia has extensive experience in serving clients in Southeast Asia, Australia and Japan.

Our experienced team has an average of more than 15 years’ experience and combines top-tiers consultants and C-level executives from different industries.

Our clients consists of Private Equity firms investing in Asia or with portfolio businesses operating in Asia; distressed funds or hedge funds holding debt issued by Asian companies; banks lending to Asian businesses; local and multinational corporations with businesses, operations and supply chains in Asia as well as law firms.

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