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Legal Contracts Risk-Associate Manager

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00650994


- Job description

Job Title:   Legal Contracts Risk - Associate Manager
Location:   Dublin

Accenture operates in a fast-changing environment and we are always evolving our business to be even more relevant, differentiated and competitive. Accenture Commercial Client Services (ACCS) brings innovative solutions to our strategic commercial and contract-related functions to support our client teams as they manage, sell and deliver work for our clients globally. 

We are building capabilities in ACCS as part of our corporate hub in Dublin, Ireland, to drive growth and profitability by streamlining end-to-end processes, creating an agile model that is scalable to balance global and local needs, and applying connected platforms, new technology and advanced analytics to become increasingly insight led, data driven and dynamic in our commercial and contracting work. 

Summary of the role:

This role is an exciting opportunity to be part of the team of contract managers, risk managers and data scientists driving innovation in Contract Management practices, technology and deployment to manage contract risk for Accenture.

Key responsibilities of the role:

Specifically, this role will assist in risk management across the Accenture business through:
  • Risk identification, analysis and mitigation taking inputs from many data sources across Accenture. This will be used to inform and assist leadership in the deployment of resources where the need is greatest and where it will have the most impact.
  • Identification of contractual terms / structures that have resulted in risks and issues in execution / delivery.
  • Knowledge management of best practice in managing contracts in delivery & close out.
  • Creating a reporting feedback loop to improve solutioning, contracting & management of contracts.
  • Assisting in the design of a new integrated technology toolset for contract management.
This role will work closely with the Contract Management operations team across the areas of reporting, data management, communications, quality, and compliance.

This role also provides a unique opportunity to work with teams across the breadth of Accenture, including the Legal, Finance, Quality, and contract delivery teams.

What skills, experience and qualifications are we looking for?

While an understanding of contract management (or a law background) would be an advantage this would not be considered as being a mandatory requirement for this role. The key skills required for this role are as follows:
  • College degree required; degree in business, finance, law, analytics or engineering preferred.
  • Experience of SharePoint and Microsoft Teams.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Experience of data analysis and reporting tools.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven success in contributing within a team environment.
  • Ability to apply sound business judgment.
  • Financial acumen an advantage.

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 specialized 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. With approximately 460,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


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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