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Global Legal Knowledge & Learning Lead

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00649651


- Job description

Global Legal Knowledge & Learning Lead


Travel: when required

Salary: £90K - £111K




Join Corporate Functions and you will become part of a diverse team which offers the essential expertise that enables all of our employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Our Corporate Functions professionals work in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing and Communications, CIO & Information Security.


This is an exciting opportunity to shape and influence the Knowledge & Learning (K&L) strategic agenda within Legal. 


What responsibilities will you have

  • The Legal Knowledge & Learning Lead will define and drive the overall vision for K&L.
  • Shape Legal’s K&L strategy, policies, standards and approaches.
  • Set in place strategic plans and drive K&L uptake, quality, consistency and alignment of local country efforts.
  • Promote K&L cultures, and oversee the management of K&L, throughout Legal.
  • Advise key Legal stakeholders on K&L and act as an ambassador for K&L within Legal and the rest of Accenture


  • Undergraduate degree required.
  • Legal professional status (licensed attorney or equivalent) preferred


What skills & experience are we looking for?

  • Significant experience within law firms and/or legal environments.
  • Experience of heading up or holding a senior Knowledge Management functional position. This includes experience of developing and deploying Knowledge strategies, policies and initiatives.
  • Notable exposure to L&D matters such as role-based competency, learning strategies and the various components of learning architectures including learning solutions, approaches, programmes, technology and core processes.
  • Experience of Knowledge technology projects, grounded in a good understanding of technology and its potential to impact the delivery of legal services. Experience of L&D technology projects preferred.
  • Experience of working with senior management and/or board members on strategy, planning, design or major implementation projects.
  • Experience of leading and managing teams.
  • 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
  • Outstanding spoken and written communication skills: able to deal confidently, tactfully and appropriately with people of different disciplines and at all levels of the organization
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills: able to build strong relationships with multiple global stakeholders quickly via virtual tools; listen, understand and respond to any concerns.



What’s in it for you?


All of our Corporate Functions professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!



About Accenture


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 specialised 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. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


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, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.


Closing Date for Applications 31/12/2018

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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