Organization: Corporate Functions/Legal & Commercial Services
Location: US Negotiable / Northeast
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions - underpinned by the world's largest delivery network - Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 505,000 people serving clients in more than 200 cities with operations across 51 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com
People in the Corporate Function contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.
Legal and Commercial Services professionals deliver and coordinate legal, contract and commercial advice and counsel in support of Accenture's or our clients' business, working to manage and mitigate risk and ensure ethical behavior and compliance with laws and company policies.
- Lead/support contract management teams across projects and accounts; work with account
- leadership, client commercial and business stakeholders to understand and support client needs and
- priorities; account strategy, objectives and opportunities.
- Work with contract management staff across multiple projects and accounts providing input into
- performance management activities.
- Support the identification, escalation and resolution of commercial and contract risks and issues
- working with CM and project leadership to ensure the best outcome for all parties.
- Engage in pre-award sales activities, engage in discussions with delivery team regarding potential deal
- shaping and contractual outcomes with sales teams and business leadership, including contract
- drafting support.
- The contract management function is client facing and has a key role in building trusted relationships with client counterparts
- Some travel may be required.
- Bachelor's Degree
- Minimum 5 yrs. relevant experience in contract management
- Basic understanding of commercial contracting regulations and principles, subcontracting practices; and commercial contracting terms and conditions.
- Leader as well as team player, collaborative and persuasive; able to work well with executives and nonexecutives
- Member of International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) or National
- Contract Management Association (NCMA) and/ or professional certification considered a plus.
- Able to collaborate and communicate effectively with client executives at all levels of the organization
- Open to work with and understand cross-cultures and locations throughout the Accenture global
- Understand the value of diversity and recognize the strengths that different styles, innovative perspectives and experiences bring to Accenture.
- Demonstrate inclusion and respect for all individuals regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, age, disability, culture, social status and/or sexuality.
- Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
- Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
What We Believe
We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.
Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here
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All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.
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Requesting An Accommodation
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If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.
Other Employment Statements
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.