People in the Corporate Function career track 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.
Review, draft and negotiate several types of contractual agreements, including: master services agreements, consulting agreements, statements of work, outsourcing agreements, licensing agreements, software as a service agreements, letters of intent, memorandums of understanding, contract amendments, subcontract agreements and requests for proposals. Assist more senior level Transaction Contracting Professionals in managing more complex Transaction work within a fast-moving corporate environment.
Strategize with company executives prior to client negotiations
Structure client transactions to be most advantageous from a contracting and business perspective
Advise and consult company professionals based on accurate interpretation of contract documents and the facts of a business opportunity
Participate in developing internal guidelines, toolkits, and packaged knowledge capital on various legal and business issues
Educate company professionals in regard to contracting and risk management issues
Represent the company’s interests and interface directly with client negotiating teams
Bachelor’s degree required
Minimum of 2 years of relevant industry experience in consulting, technology, systems integration, digital services, software and/or outsourcing
Minimum of 2 years of contracting experience in a fast-paced corporate environment is essential
Experience resolving, drafting for, and negotiating, complex legal and business issues
Proven ability to efficiently manage a large volume of complex transactions
Experience in independently managing and drafting transactional documents and correspondence
Understanding of intellectual property and privacy issues as they apply to consulting, systems integration, digital and outsourcing transactions
Experience in digital offerings and licensing would be an asset
Understand basic principles of Finance, Accounting, Marketing, and Management
Professional Skill Requirements:
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
Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and collaboration in professional setting; either military or civilian
Work Requirements: travel may be required
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