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About Accenture:
Accenture is a leading global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries,we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services - all powered by the world's largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 674,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com

About Entity:
Corporate Functions—including Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing Communications, and Workplace Solutions-- powers Accenture’s people across industries and functions to keep our business leading in the New. Join the heart and soul of Accenture, partnering with our extraordinary people to bring innovation into every organization.

Job description:
Role Summary
Support to legal professionals, Compliance Data Privacy Team, CIO/ISA/IS business teams providing advice and review of internal applications;
• Reviewing legal assessments questionnaires, drafting data privacy assessments and training decks;
• Legal research on data privacy laws and regulations in jurisdictions at global level;
• Works independently with supervision.
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Generic Responsibilities

• Provide support to the Global Data Privacy team in connection with data privacy issues involved in Data privacy Compliance Team;
• Provide support and advice with an overall aim to ensure compliance with data privacy requirements and corporate standards and policies;
• Follow legal developments in the area and perform legal research;
• Draft guidance materials and legal document templates for internal use;
• Provide training sessions or create training materials for other areas;
• Participate in required trainings and work sessions;
• Report to Global Data Privacy team and GLN Core supervisors and coordinators.


Specific Responsibilities Aligned to Role

• Act as the central legal coordinator/contact for cross legal areas reviews related to CIO, ISA, IS and HR internal global programs/projects.
• Obtain a deep understanding of the program/project from a technical perspective. Identify impacted legal areas and pre-assess the program/project from a broad legal standpoint. Share recommendations and knowledge effectively with all legal and operational areas that need to be involved in the assessment of the program/project.
? Identify potential areas of legal/compliance vulnerability and risk, develop/implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues and provide guidance on how to avoid or deal with such issues from a general legal perspective.
? Collaborate and consult with all legal areas (from a global and local perspective) to ensure key legal/ compliance issues are identified and sent to appropriate channels for investigation and review.
? Consult with other areas (e.g. employee relations, procurement) as needed to identify and resolve any legal compliance issues.
• Review legal advices received from global and local internal advisors, follow-up with questions where necessary and liaise with external legal counsel, if required. Provide consistent and programmatic recommendations/guidance to program/project managers and leads.
• Assist in dealing with any legal operational issues (e.g. review changes to global policies, co-ordinate changes to employment contracts, assist with works council notifications, etc.).
• Record, maintain and report effectively on all advice received from global and local legal advisors and other operational areas.
• Manage people across all geographies and legal/operational areas to ensure reviews carried out in a timely manner and outstanding issues resolved.
• Provide reports on a regular basis, and as directed or requested, to keep Legal Area Coordinator Lead, Project, Senior management, Leadership informed of the operation and progress of legal reviews and compliance efforts.
• Generate reusable tools and repeatable processes


Knowledge and Skill Requirements
• Possess law degree and experience in legal matters for at least 6 years in relevant area of law;
• English language proficiency – other languages may be an advantage.
• Expertise in DP laws and practices. General understanding or ability to understand general legal issues relating to employment, IP, confidential information, contracts, litigation, corporate investigations, cybersecurity, marketing, trade compliance, legal operations, ethics & tax.
• Demonstrate sound judgment, ability to make decisions and an elevated level of common sense. Strong legal advice and drafting skills.
• Ability to present innovative, original solutions and to act as a strategic thinker.
• Ability to influence, strong executive presence. Ability to collaborate effectively with global and local legal colleagues across all functions
• Responsive and follows through on commitments.
• Strong time management, prioritization and organizational skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• IT skills and confident learning new technology
• Ability to work effectively with the business leaders across Accenture as well as leaders within Corporate Functions (HR, CIO, IS, Marketing, etc.).



Qualifications

Role Summary
Support to legal professionals, Compliance Data Privacy Team, CIO/ISA/IS business teams providing advice and review of internal applications;
• Reviewing legal assessments questionnaires, drafting data privacy assessments and training decks;
• Legal research on data privacy laws and regulations in jurisdictions at global level;
• Works independently with supervision.
__________________________________________________________________________________

Generic Responsibilities

• Provide support to the Global Data Privacy team in connection with data privacy issues involved in Data privacy Compliance Team;
• Provide support and advice with an overall aim to ensure compliance with data privacy requirements and corporate standards and policies;
• Follow legal developments in the area and perform legal research;
• Draft guidance materials and legal document templates for internal use;
• Provide training sessions or create training materials for other areas;
• Participate in required trainings and work sessions;
• Report to Global Data Privacy team and GLN Core supervisors and coordinators.


Specific Responsibilities Aligned to Role

• Act as the central legal coordinator/contact for cross legal areas reviews related to CIO, ISA, IS and HR internal global programs/projects.
• Obtain a deep understanding of the program/project from a technical perspective. Identify impacted legal areas and pre-assess the program/project from a broad legal standpoint. Share recommendations and knowledge effectively with all legal and operational areas that need to be involved in the assessment of the program/project.
? Identify potential areas of legal/compliance vulnerability and risk, develop/implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues and provide guidance on how to avoid or deal with such issues from a general legal perspective.
? Collaborate and consult with all legal areas (from a global and local perspective) to ensure key legal/ compliance issues are identified and sent to appropriate channels for investigation and review.
? Consult with other areas (e.g. employee relations, procurement) as needed to identify and resolve any legal compliance issues.
• Review legal advices received from global and local internal advisors, follow-up with questions where necessary and liaise with external legal counsel, if required. Provide consistent and programmatic recommendations/guidance to program/project managers and leads.
• Assist in dealing with any legal operational issues (e.g. review changes to global policies, co-ordinate changes to employment contracts, assist with works council notifications, etc.).
• Record, maintain and report effectively on all advice received from global and local legal advisors and other operational areas.
• Manage people across all geographies and legal/operational areas to ensure reviews carried out in a timely manner and outstanding issues resolved.
• Provide reports on a regular basis, and as directed or requested, to keep Legal Area Coordinator Lead, Project, Senior management, Leadership informed of the operation and progress of legal reviews and compliance efforts.
• Generate reusable tools and repeatable processes


Knowledge and Skill Requirements
• Possess law degree and experience in legal matters for at least 6 years in relevant area of law;
• English language proficiency – other languages may be an advantage.
• Expertise in DP laws and practices. General understanding or ability to understand general legal issues relating to employment, IP, confidential information, contracts, litigation, corporate investigations, cybersecurity, marketing, trade compliance, legal operations, ethics & tax.
• Demonstrate sound judgment, ability to make decisions and an elevated level of common sense. Strong legal advice and drafting skills.
• Ability to present innovative, original solutions and to act as a strategic thinker.
• Ability to influence, strong executive presence. Ability to collaborate effectively with global and local legal colleagues across all functions
• Responsive and follows through on commitments.
• Strong time management, prioritization and organizational skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• IT skills and confident learning new technology
• Ability to work effectively with the business leaders across Accenture as well as leaders within Corporate Functions (HR, CIO, IS, Marketing, etc.).

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.
o 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.
o You’ll have access to leading-edge technology.

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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