Job Description

Role: Strategic Program & Operations Consultant - CORE
Location: London - Flexible working (particularly working from home) opportunities
Salary: £42000 to £63000
 
Introduction:
 
Accenture Legal encompasses ~2700 lawyers, contract management and other professionals in 46 countries, making us amongst the biggest in-house units of our kind globally. Within Legal there are several functions, of which two are relevant to this job.

The first is Legal Operations (Legal Ops), which provides services to other Legal functions that improve their day-to-day efficiency and effectiveness, facilitate change and control costs. This SPOC role is part of the Strategic Programme Management team within Legal Ops.

The second is Compliance, Offerings, Regulatory & Ethics (CORE), which helps minimize risk and protect our global teams by assuring compliance with laws, regulations, company policies and protocols.
 
Job Summary:
 
The individual will work for the SPOM CORE in supporting the CORE LT on several dimensions and is expected to dynamically prioritize this support as needed:
 
Strategic Planning: Capturing information on the portfolio of CORE initiatives for FY20 including
expected outcomes, milestones, resourcing and costs. Helping establish and manage the annual
schedule of CORE LT and wider CORE meetings and events.
Governance: Supporting timely submissions of inputs, capturing decisions taken (including
consequences and commitments); communicating and monitoring decision actions.
Programme Management (PM): Providing consolidated status reporting on functional initiatives,
including reporting on costs, issues and material risks to delivery. Helping on selected CORE
initiatives through junior PM activities such as capturing and monitoring action logs; process and
deliverables documentation; creation of templates, tools and aids, reporting etc.
Communications: Supporting with internal comms vehicles (e.g. portal articles, videos,
blogs etc.); set-up and execution of webcasts and team conference calls; and managing the key
functional comms channels. In doing so, working with comms Subject Matter Advisors (within
Legal Ops and Legal Marketing & Comms) to ensure application of the Legal Internal Comms
Strategy; and associated clarity and consistency of Core LT messaging, touch-and-tone etc.

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Qualifications

 
The following elements are required:
- Minimum of three years working experience in fast-paced project-based roles, be that consulting,
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 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.
- Fluency in Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
 
What skills & experience are we looking for?
 
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
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.
Energy: Willing and able to roll their sleeves up and do whatever is needed to achieve key
business objectives.
 

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 http://www.accenture.com

 
Closing Date for Applications 30/11/2019 Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, 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 applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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