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Regulatory Compliance Counsel (Life Sciences)

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00581862


- Job description

Role: Regulatory Compliance Counsel (Life Sciences)
Level: 7- Manager
Location: Dublin


The Offerings and Services Regulatory Compliance Counsel (the “Counsel”) is responsible for providing the legal support for regulatory compliance of Accenture offerings and services within the offerings and services regulatory compliance subgroup. 
The Counsel is responsible for the offerings and services assigned to offerings and services regulatory compliance subgroup, for 
  •  performing regulatory risk assessment and designing and implementing compliance programs for offerings and services from creation through delivery and 
  •  acting as a legal advisor and providing legal support to merger and acquisitions and strategic and complex opportunities in order to identify regulatory issues and to design and   implement required offering related compliance plans. 
  • The Counsel is responsible for providing proactive strategic offerings advice to Accenture Businesses and Industries leadership and team within the remit.
The Counsel assists with all of the forgoing and works with Legal’s Sales and Delivery personnel and Business teams to ensure that our contractual agreements appropriately address regulatory issues relating to offerings and services. This role collaborates with and leverages expertise from all teams within CORE, Strategic and Complex Contracting, Transaction Contracting and Contract Management, V&A and other Corporate functions. 
Further, the role collaborates with Litigation, Government Relations and Corporate Investigations.
Education & Qualifications:

Degree in Law and/or other relevant qualification
Qualified Solicitor/Barrister/Lawyer in good standing
  •  7/9 years’ experience as an attorney/solicitor providing services and regulatory compliance advices to the industry, including experience as a transactional attorney and at least 3 of which involved direct responsibility for client portfolio.
  •  In-House experience a definite advantage

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 Please note that 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. 

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

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