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Procurement Contract Service Associate Manager (Mandarin Speaking)

Job Location: Kuala Lumpur

Regional Description: Malaysia

Job Number: 00602446


- 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.
Main accountabilities:
  • Strong subject matter expertise in IT and outsourcing agreements.
  • Ability to contribute to creation of Market Insights and capture procurement contracting best practice and industry trends.
  • Draft and negotiate Agreements based on both client templates and supplier templates.
  • Prepare and disseminate information regarding contract status, compliance, modifications, etc.
  • Consulting and escalating positioning issues which are not solved satisfactorily by the project team in a timely manner.
  • Act as the primary contact between the project team and/or business unit and corporate legal counsel, ensuring that all legal and contractual matters are addressed efficiently and promptly.
  • Issue necessary modifications to clarify questions concerning such topics as specification changes, language ambiguities or clarification of contract clause.
  • Assist with training and coaching to other contract specialists on legal review and interpretation.
  • Ensure that all contracts and agreements are filed in the contract repository.

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or postgraduate degree or equivalent experience.
  • Others
  • Significant experience working with a variety of contract types (i.e. preparing, reviewing and negotiating) and contract processes (i.e. implementation, etc.).
  • Experience with drafting agreements in following areas: IT, Marketing, Professional Services, Facilities, MRO.
  • Must be able to clearly state and convey legal positions.
  • Prior experience working in IT or Professional Services industry is an advantage.
  • Knowledge and understanding of procurement industry is an advantage.
  • Experience with contract reporting necessary (i.e. total number of contracts, number of suppliers under contract, and other indicators) to assess progress and effectiveness of the contract function.
  • Experience responding to complex inquiries regarding contract obligations and redlines/revisions.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in a team setting where team members are not direct reports.
  • Strong client management skills.
  • Ability to showcase the practice capabilities and to support sales pursuits.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word.
All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development.  You’ll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization.  We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
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, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law

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