Job Description

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.  Choose Accenture and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
 
Key Responsibilities:
 
Your role includes some or all the following key responsibilities. You should review these in conjunction with career level guidelines to gain a clear understanding of the expectations for your role.
 
Deliver legal services and counsel
  • Stay abreast of legal developments affecting Accenture, our clients and industries and synthesize the information to incorporate it into company's transactional practices
  • Strategize with Accenture executives regarding legal issues that affect the company
  • Develop in-depth subject matter expertise in legal to benefit the business.

Manage risk and ensures compliance

  • Resolve issues and disputes, minimize potential for litigation and foster protection of Accenture’s reputation
  • Counsel, advise and educate company employees in regard to legal and risk management issues, representing Accenture and its interests
  • Develop/support internal guidelines, toolkits, and packaged knowledge on various legal and business issues
Career Level Expectations:
Below are the expectations for all employees in this role.
 
Complexity
Degree of difficulty of an assignment or the level of problem-solving assessment and resolution required, as indicated by degree of problem-solving, strategic vs. routine focus, and stakeholder interactions (e.g., Executives, Supervisor, etc.)
  • Requires analysis and solving of moderately complex problems. May create new solutions, leveraging and, where needed, adapting existing methods and procedures.
  • Requires understanding of the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.
  • Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.
Authority
Power to influence or complete assignments independently and ability to make decisions, as indicated by latitude to devise work products or plans, reliance on instruction and decision-making ability
  • Requires guidance when determining methods and procedures on new assignments
Impact or Decision Impact
Risk or consequences in the event of failure, as indicated by range of expected impact, such as within a team or across a team or area of responsibility and level of risk
  • Decisions often impact the team in which they reside
Scope
Degree of accountability for assigned tasks, our clients and/or the organization, as indicated by size of work effort and scale of entity and/or program
  • Manages small teams and/or work efforts at a client or within Accenture

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Qualifications

Requirements: 
  • Legal practitioner with at least 2 years standing at the Mauritius Bar
  • Thorough understanding of Company Law particularly on the position of Company Secretary
  • Experience in dealing with employment law cases including litigation at the Industrial Court and handling disciplinary committees
Accenture does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis covered by local law.
 

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, 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 protected by federal, state, or local law.

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

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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