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Descripción De La Posición

Accenture’s Legal corporate function supports the entirety of Accenture’s business to minimize risk and ensure compliance with laws and company policies. We encompass 3,000+ legal professional in 46 countries, making us amongst the biggest in-house units of our kind globally.

The Legal Operations function provides services to other Legal functions that improve their day-to-day efficiency and effectiveness, facilitate change and control costs.  We bring a wide range of distinctive capabilities, including Strategic Programme Management, Change Management, Legal Technology and Knowledge & Learning.  This role is part of the Strategic Programme Management team within Legal Ops.

Job Summary:

This is an exciting opportunity to support Accenture Legal to shape and deliver on some if it’s highest priority initiatives. Working closely with Legal leadership, this role will involve managing one or many projects using the latest Accenture programmatic methodologies to ensure successful on time, on budget delivery.

Key Responsibilities:

The individual will be supporting the projects on several dimensions and is expected to dynamically prioritize this support as needed:

  • Strategy Development: Help shape and develop the overall strategy for Legal including the creation of any themes or pillar and associated initiatives to support execution.
  • Project Shaping & Planning: Undertake project shaping and planning to ensure there is clarity in how milestones will be met and who is responsible for what activities. 
  • Project Reporting & Governance: Create a structure to evaluate success, share information and make decisions
  • Programme Management (PM): Deliver of project management activities and ensure that milestones are met.
  • Communications: Ensure clear Communication and Stakeholder Engagement using different channels, as appropriate, to ensure stakeholders are informed and engaged as they should be.

Requisitos

Qualifications and Experience Required

The following elements are required:

  • Minimum of four years working experience in fast-paced project-based roles, be that consulting to external clients (e.g. in Strategy, Consulting or Digital), consulting internally (e.g. in AEE) or working on important internal initiatives. Relevant pre-Accenture work history will count towards this experience requirement.
  • Proven track record of supporting client or internal stakeholders in variety of scoping, planning, execution and monitoring activities.
  • Experience of working across multiple geographic borders and time zones.
  • Knowledge and competence in identifying and helping manage project risks, issues and dependencies.
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office packages (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

The following elements are preferred:

  • Demonstrable knowledge of FORM or other project management methodologies and application to practical examples.

The following elements are helpful:

  • Knowledge of strategy and operating model frameworks.
  • Exposure to data analytics, including modelling and visualization.
  • Interest and/or exposure to the Legal sector.

Skills Required

  • Strong evaluation and problem-solving skills: able to identify the real issue, and to anticipate requirements and potential consequences.
  • Logical reasoning: able to demonstrate rationale behind any recommendations and achieve consensus around proposed outcomes
  • Strong spoken and written communication skills: able to deal confidently, tactfully and appropriately with people of different disciplines and at all levels of the organization
  • Influencing and negotiation skills: able to build strong relationships with multiple global stakeholders quickly via virtual tools; listen, understand and respond to any concerns.
  • Prioritization skills: Comfortable working within a large and complex environment with multiple stakeholders and interest groups.
  • Task management: Professional and organized approach to delivery. Able to work under pressure and to tight timescales, with minimal supervision.

Personal Qualities Required

  • Strategic thinking and innovation: Able to think strategically but also willing and able to roll their sleeves up and do whatever is needed to achieve key Legal Ops objectives, diving into detail where necessary.
  • Influence and communication: Able to be highly credible and persuasive, influencing key stakeholders and effecting change with or without direct reporting authority.
  • Collaboration: Able to work well with others, to build strong relationships, to share knowledge and expertise to foster a sense of trust.
  • Drive: Commitment to getting things done, including self-sufficiency and the lack of need for detailed direction.
  • Flexibility: Ability to manage diary and working pattern to enable more interactions with global stakeholders.
  • Resilience: Able to manage emotions and take steps to manage workplace frustrations constructively; remaining calm and positive under pressure.

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