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Transaction Contracting Manager

Job Location: Melbourne, Sydney

Regional Description: Australia

Job Number: 00603294


- Job description

Transaction Contracting Manager
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 behaviour and compliance with laws and company policies.     
Job Summary: 
Reviews, drafts and negotiates a large number of client transactions of various levels of complexity within a corporate environment.  Advises company leadership on legal risks associated with transactions.
Key Responsibilities: 
• Oversee, counsel, guide, train and support junior contracting professionals
• Stay abreast of contracting developments affecting the company, its clients, and industries and synthesize the information to incorporate it into company’s contracting practices
• Educate company executives in regard to contracting and risk management issues
• Represent the company’s interests and interface directly with client negotiating teams
• Strategize with company executives prior to client negotiations
• Structure client transactions to be most advantageous from a contracting and business perspective
• Advise company executives based on accurate interpretation of contract documents and the facts of a business opportunity
• Develop internal guidelines, toolkits and packaged knowledge on various contracting and business issues
• Develop subject matter expertise in one of more areas that benefit Contracting and/or our business
Support, promote and implement Legal Group initiatives
Reports to: 
Regional Lead, Transaction Contracting or ANZ Team Lead, Transaction Contracting.
May supervise Associate Managers and/or Specialists, where required.
External Relationships: 
Client Executives and negotiating teams.
Advanced degree in law, business or contract management preferred.
Work Experience:  
• Minimum of 6 years relevant industry/contracting experience in an appropriate fast-paced corporate environment is essential. Consulting, systems integration and outsourcing experience is preferred.
• Proven ability to efficiently manage a large volume of transactions
• Experience negotiating Intellectual Property issues
Work Requirements:
Travel required
Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
• Independently manage drafting transactional documents and correspondence
• Understand basic principles of Finance, Accounting, Marketing, and Management
• Basic understanding of Intellectual Property issues as they apply to consulting, systems integration, and outsourcing transactions
• Able to present alternatives and proposed solutions
• Responsive and follows through on commitments
• Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills
• Ability to apply judgment to broaden influence
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Proficient in MS Office suite of products
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
Accenture is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.  All suitably qualified applicants will receive equal and fair consideration for employment.

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