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Generic Responsibilities

  • Understand the Global Services Legal areas

  • Understand relevant company policies applicable to support area (e.g., Policy 81)

  • Develop subject-matter expertise in the concerned support area

  • Act as a POC for the support area

  • Understand and suggest process improvements in the support area

  • Support LTO/CIO in development of new tools or enhancement of existing ones

  • Assist team in drafting checklists and process documents

  • Directly liaison with internal stakeholders on various issues

  • Manage Company´s tools and communication records

  • Identify and support any specific trainings for the team

  • Support implementation of new initiatives in Global Services Legal support area or within Legal/GLN

  • Build credible and effective relationships with onshore counsels and within GLN team

  • Support recruitment efforts for the team

  • Supervise resources, and assist GLN Team Lead in people management, as required

  • Provide coaching and mentoring to junior members of the team

  • Provide individuals with positive and developmental feedback

  • Try to ‘give back’ to GLN/Legal.

Specific Responsibilities aligned to Role

  • Independently draft, review and negotiate medium/high complexity agreements and documents to be signed with partners and clients, including but not limited to non-Disclosure agreements, Affiliate Addendums, Strategic Partnering and Collaboration e agreements, Teaming Agreements, GTM Agreements, Subcontract Agreements/SOW Marketing Materials, License Agreements, Third Party compensation transactions, partnership renewals and amendments, among others.

  • Analyze and propose solutions to medium/high-complexity contract issues.

  • Independently handle the communication with internal clients, business teams and stakeholders on various legal matters.

  • Make legal analysis of deviations to Accenture’s contracting standards and interact with internal areas of Accenture that requires to provide inputs and align in a position.

  • Collaborate with and support Technology Global Strategic Partnering Legal Colleagues and GLN leads on the review and negotiation of the Master GTM agreements. 

  • Maintain contract compliance in line with company policies and procedures and ensure issues are identified and resolved.

  • Support deal shaping opportunities for specific medium complexity deals, consulting as necessary.

  • Require approvals when needed - in particular, ensuring that all stakeholders are fully informed and engaged on a timely basis with the process and associated responsibilities.

  • Perform research of laws and regulations or technical aspects applicable to assigned requests, consulting as necessary.



Qualifications

  • Experience in agreement drafting, review and negotiation, identifying risks and proposing solutions.

  • Good experience in generic/legal research and reporting, including due diligence

  • Demonstrate promptness, accuracy and consistency with the activities supported   

  • Demonstrate autonomy, take ownership, and drive tasks to closure

  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills

  • Detail-oriented, sound judgement, organized, and adaptable

  • Strong time management, prioritization, and analytical skills

  • Able to work with internal and external teams to assist with day-to-day support and to understand delivery requirements

  • Basic understanding of Accenture offerings and function specific services performed

  • Good understanding of commercial agreements, legal and compliance principles

  • Understand general basic corporate business practices and contracting regulations

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint)

  • Comfortable with technology and has experience in the use of tools & databases.

  • Ability to work under pressure, with exposure to senior leadership

  • Effectively manage priorities and stakeholder expectations

  • Build trust-based relationships by delivering on commitments

  • Demonstrate good oral and written communication skills and an ability to provide appropriate advice

  • Able to effectively influence senior leadership

  • Experience leading teams with good/impactful executive presence

You will 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.

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.

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COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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