Job Description

About Accenture:
Accenture is a 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,Technology and Operations Services, and Accenture Song - all powered by the world's largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 699,000 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:
Description of Responsibility/ Activity/ Task
Provide contract management support on a specific project or account under the direction of a contract management lead or act as lead for a small account/ project
Work with account delivery teams and client contract managers in order to understand delivery and client requirements and oversee day to day service delivery
Demonstrate the value of the contract management function with project and delivery teams
Work with client contract management teams in order to understand business and delivery requirements
Supervise, mentor and coach junior onshore and offshore contract managers, providing oversight of daily activities
Participate in the review of performance standards for junior contract management staff and take action to recognise high performance and correct underperformance
Provide input for priority setting and performance achievement process for self and junior staff
Assist with the implementation of training modules for contract management staff on a specific project or account
Assist with onboarding new staff
Assist with identifying and resolving commercial and contract risks and issues
Escalate contractual, commercial and CM positioning matters to CM Leads in a timely and controlled fashion
Draft weekly, monthly and quarterly reports in compliance with contract management processes and account delivery requirements
Provide contract administrative support for sales teams, coordinating the document management process and assisting with contract reviews where required
Demonstrate basic knowledge and understanding of Accenture's consulting, outsourcing and systems integration service offerings and build awareness and education within your CM teams
Draft and review Statements of Work, Change Requests, Arrangement Letters, Subcontracts and Non Disclosure Agreements, working under the direction of a contract management lead.
Participate in negotiations under the direction of account/portfolio leads and demonstrate understanding of the Accenture way to negotiate
Assist with the implementation of contract management processes on a specific project or account
Assist with the implementation a contract awareness programme for account teams in order to ensure a high level of understanding of critical contract terms and conditions and Accenture and client obligations
Ensure all relevant policies and procedures applicable to an account are identified and communicated to relevant personnel, including new joiners.
Upload contracts in accordance with Accenture records retention policies.
Assist account teams to implement measures aimed at improving contract financial performance, including contract levers affecting revenue cost and profit
Min 5 yrs relevant experience as a contract/ vendor/ commercial manager with exposure to medium sized deals (>10m value)
Relevant experience managing Consulting, Outsourcing and Systems Integration deals in the Information Technology or other relevant industry sectors
Demonstrated experience as successful member of a Contract Management team
Able to collaborate and communicate effectively with client contract management and procurement staff and contribute to key commercial and contracting decisions
Understanding of business practices at large corporations and/ or government entities.
Understanding of commercial contracting principles
Exposure to commercial contracting regulations
Reasonable level of exposure to legal processes and principles as they relate to commercial and contract management
Reasonable level of exposure to commercial and contract law
Reasonable level of exposure to commercial terms and conditions applicable to contracts for Accenture services
Education: University degree required (business, computing, law or engineering preferred)
Membership: member of International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) or National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and/ or professional certification considered a plus.
Work Experience: min 5 years in contract management or related discipline
Work Requirements: travel may be required


Qualifications

Description of Responsibility/ Activity/ Task
Provide contract management support on a specific project or account under the direction of a contract management lead or act as lead for a small account/ project
Work with account delivery teams and client contract managers in order to understand delivery and client requirements and oversee day to day service delivery
Demonstrate the value of the contract management function with project and delivery teams
Work with client contract management teams in order to understand business and delivery requirements
Supervise, mentor and coach junior onshore and offshore contract managers, providing oversight of daily activities
Participate in the review of performance standards for junior contract management staff and take action to recognise high performance and correct underperformance
Provide input for priority setting and performance achievement process for self and junior staff
Assist with the implementation of training modules for contract management staff on a specific project or account
Assist with onboarding new staff
Assist with identifying and resolving commercial and contract risks and issues
Escalate contractual, commercial and CM positioning matters to CM Leads in a timely and controlled fashion
Draft weekly, monthly and quarterly reports in compliance with contract management processes and account delivery requirements
Provide contract administrative support for sales teams, coordinating the document management process and assisting with contract reviews where required
Demonstrate basic knowledge and understanding of Accenture's consulting, outsourcing and systems integration service offerings and build awareness and education within your CM teams
Draft and review Statements of Work, Change Requests, Arrangement Letters, Subcontracts and Non Disclosure Agreements, working under the direction of a contract management lead.
Participate in negotiations under the direction of account/portfolio leads and demonstrate understanding of the Accenture way to negotiate
Assist with the implementation of contract management processes on a specific project or account
Assist with the implementation a contract awareness programme for account teams in order to ensure a high level of understanding of critical contract terms and conditions and Accenture and client obligations
Ensure all relevant policies and procedures applicable to an account are identified and communicated to relevant personnel, including new joiners.
Upload contracts in accordance with Accenture records retention policies.
Assist account teams to implement measures aimed at improving contract financial performance, including contract levers affecting revenue cost and profit
Min 5 yrs relevant experience as a contract/ vendor/ commercial manager with exposure to medium sized deals (>10m value)
Relevant experience managing Consulting, Outsourcing and Systems Integration deals in the Information Technology or other relevant industry sectors
Demonstrated experience as successful member of a Contract Management team
Able to collaborate and communicate effectively with client contract management and procurement staff and contribute to key commercial and contracting decisions
Understanding of business practices at large corporations and/ or government entities.
Understanding of commercial contracting principles
Exposure to commercial contracting regulations
Reasonable level of exposure to legal processes and principles as they relate to commercial and contract management
Reasonable level of exposure to commercial and contract law
Reasonable level of exposure to commercial terms and conditions applicable to contracts for Accenture services
Education: University degree required (business, computing, law or engineering preferred)
Membership: member of International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) or National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and/ or professional certification considered a plus.
Work Experience: min 5 years in contract management or related discipline
Work Requirements: travel may be required

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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