Job Description

Job Title:          Legal Counsel (Commercial Contracting)

Career Level:   CL8 – Associate Manager

Location:          Dublin

Introduction

We at Accenture Commercial Services are looking for a lawyer to join our team to provide legal support. We are looking for a candidate to help with the review of client facing contracts & to help drive Contracting Excellence projects.

This role is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Accenture Commercial Services team. ACS 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. As part of this team, you would work closely with the ACS Contracting Team Lead and the ACS Director of Legal Services to build the brand of Legal within ACS.

What responsibilities will you have? 

  • Analyse and assess contracts for client facing transactions in accordance with defined policies;

  • Work closely with the ACS Team Lead to drive various Contracting Excellence projects and initiatives globally through a cross-functional Centre of Excellence based in Dublin;

  • Assist in development, governance, deployment and training with respect to Accenture’s contracting standards and processes applicable to client facing transactions globally;

  • Collaborate with other Accenture functions and other groups within the Accenture Legal organization globally to improve transactional outcomes.

What skills & experience are we looking for? 

We are looking for a lawyer who has experience in contract review & drafting. As a part of this role, we are looking for someone with excellent business writing and communication skills. Strong time management, prioritization and organizational skills are also required.

We would love to hear from you if you have experience in managing projects and driving these to completion and if you have an interest in understanding and leveraging technology in innovative ways to support the role of Legal.

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Qualifications

What academic qualifications do you need?

Qualified Solicitor/Barrister with a minimum of 1 year PQE  

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.

What are the next steps?

If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.

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. 459,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com

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.

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 applicable by law.

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

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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