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Contract Manager

Job Location: Amsterdam

Regional Description: Nederland

Job Number: 00465106

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- Job description

Contract Manager


Are you looking for an exciting and challenging career with Accenture - an employer that enables you to make a real difference?  Do you want to work close to the business and operate in a commercially driven organization?


Want to do more than just legal counseling? Looking for intensive and direct involvement in projects. Want to influence processes, legal strategy and commerce? Then this role may just be it for you!


Job description

As a Contract Manager you are responsible for managing the larger and more complex (IT) implementation, outsourcing and maintenance contracts. Provides legal and commercial support to the Client Engagement team as contract expert and trusted advisor to enable the utilization of government, international and commercial contracts and subcontracts in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws, and customer requirements.  Responsible for tracking and monitoring contract changes, deliverables, correspondence and risks, and maintaining associated documentation. You are knowledgeable, proactive, have a positive attitude, a can-do mentality and will be visible on your projects so that clients and colleagues know where to find you for advice and improvement of processes.

 

Key responsibilities include:

 

  • Participates in Contract Management and Project Management teams to support contract and subcontract compliance
  • Review and manage contractual obligations of the parties, develop processes and provide continual review to ensure that all terms and conditions are met
  • Identifies contract management issues and proposes solutions for approval
  • Ensuring that contract compliance is maintained and issues resolved and direct escalation iff the contract is not complied with or issues are not resolved
  • Provides negotiation support as required 
  • Independently work at smaller engagements or work within team at a large, more complex engagement
  • Independently applies the contract management tools and techniques
  • Supports training activities for Contract Management personnel and legal awareness in the (Project) organisation
  • Working knowledge of Accenture policy and Contract and Commercial Management Processes preferred
  • Coordinate and execute the contract change process to keep contracts up to date.

Place in the organization

You will be working within the business unit "Contract Management", part of Accenture Corporate Functions. Accenture Corporate Functions support the business in the areas of Finance, HR, Legal, Procurement, Facilities & Services and Marketing & Communications.

Qualifications

  • Legal Master Degree
  • At least 3 years of relevant working experience in an international business environment
  • Significant experience in the contract management/Legal/ procurement field
  • Experience within the Financial sector is a plus
  • Experience in the preparation, review and negotiation of contracts
  • Experience with IT and outsourcing contracts is a plus
  • Knowledge of intellectual property matters, in relationship to consulting, systems integration and outsourcing contracts
  • Proven success in contributing within a team environment
  • Ability to apply sound business judgment
  • Strong project management skills
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Onshore, client-facing experience across a variety of industries   
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
  • Driver's license B (working regularly at the customer premises)
  • You must be willing to be fully mobile, (project sites in the Netherlands and a few times per year organized international meetings and trainings)

We offer

A work environment with a focus on your personal development. Within Accenture, we offer our employees a lot of learning opportunities in the area of capability and personal development.  

Moreover, you have the opportunity to contribute with your expertise to our Corporate Citizenship Program. 


Accenture offers excellent employee benefits, including:

  • 13th month and holiday pay which you can manage in a flexible benefits tool;
  • Pension scheme set up on your personal situation;
  • Laptop and smartphone;
  • Expense and internet allowance;
  • Discount on Accenture shares.


Interested?

Then we would be eager to get to know you. Apply directly online through the button ┬┤solliciteer online┬┤ and send us your CV and motivation letter. For more information about this vacancy you can contact can contact Floor Laban (Recruiter) at floor.laban@accenture.com.


About Accenture

 

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, or gender identity.

Do you want to know more about a career at Accenture? Visit our website www.Accenture.nl/carriere or follow us at www.Facebook.com/accenturenl. 

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