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Contract Specialist

Job Location: Open

Job Number: 39038

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- Job description

Be the engine that powers Accenture, a $31 billion company that provides consulting and outsourcing services to more than 40 industries--including 94 of the FORTUNE 100, and governments around the world. Our Corporate Functions offer the essential expertise that enables our more than 373,000 employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference. Build a career at a company that can take you anywhere—join the Accenture Adventure.
Join Accenture and become a respected colleague on our Legal team and a trusted business partner to our clients—including 94 of the Fortune 100. You’ll have the opportunity to hone your expertise and pursue your passion as you build the career you always wanted. Our business grows on the cutting edge of technology, so no two days will be the same, but you’ll get to change the way the world works and lives as you use your insight to help our clients in new and exciting ways. You’ll receive specialized training in that same technology and in the industries we serve, so you’ll have the skills and expertise you need to keep your career as forward looking as our business. All this, and you’ll do it at a company that accommodates real work-life balance, fosters a truly collegial environment and invests in its people.

Job Summary:

Provides support to the Contract Management team or directly to the Client Engagement team to enable the administration of government, international and commercial contracts and subcontracts in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws, and customer requirements. Responsible for tracking and monitoring contract changes, deliverables, correspondence and risks, and maintaining associated documentation.


Key Responsibilities:

• Participates in Contract Management and Project Management teams to support contract and subcontract compliance
• Generates reports required to monitor contract compliance
• Responsible for ensuring that where Contract Management is deployed, contract compliance is maintained and issues resolved. If the contract is not complied with or issues are not resolved they must be promptly escalated to their Contract Management line manager
• Identifies contract management issues and proposes solutions for approval
• Provides negotiation support as required
• Independently works at smaller engagements or works within team at a large, complex engagement; may work within a service center administrative function
• Independently applies the contract management tools and techniques to assigned projects
• Supports training activities for Contract Management personnel

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

• Understands basic contracting principles
• Detail-oriented, organized, flexible
• Able to set priorities and juggle multiple demands
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Able to apply sound business judgment
• Proficiency using Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint)





OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU:
• You’ll benefit from our network of global communities and collaborative culture that will help you build technical and functional skills and capabilities. And because we serve more than 40 industries globally, you’ll have the opportunity to develop valuable industry-specific expertise.
• The scale of our capabilities and client engagements—and the unique way we innovate, operate and deliver value—will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest technology trends.
• You’ll have access to leading-edge technology.
• Accenture offers a comprehensive benefits package – learn more here (insert appropriate link specific to country).

CALL TO ACTION:
If you have a desire to help the world’s leading companies and governments, now’s the time to join the world’s largest and most diversified group of technology, business process and consulting professionals. Be part of a dynamic team of collaborative experts, and help us improve the way the world works and lives.

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