Job Description

Provides support to the Commercial & Contract Management teams and directly to the Client Engagement teams to support the drafting, negotiation and management of contracts and subcontracts in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws, and customer requirements. Supporting the Contract Management lead in drafting, tracking and monitoring contract changes, deliverables, assisting with price modelling (training will be provided), correspondence and risks, and maintaining associated documentation.  Supporting the Commercial Lead in the tracking and management of commercial levers including assisting with price modelling and development of pricing schedules for new opportunities and extensions of existing inflight work  

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working in conjunction with the Contract Manager and Client Engagement team to manage the drafting of contracts and variations

  • Working with the commercial lead to provide pricing calculations/ new business support for new and extended business opportunities for review by client engagement executives

  • Participates in Contract Management and Project Management teams to support contract and subcontract compliance

  • Generates reports required to monitor contract compliance

  • Responsible for ensuring that where Contract Management is deployed, contract compliance is maintained and issues resolved.  If the contract is not complied with or issues are not resolved they must be promptly escalated to their Contract Management line manager

  • Identifies contract management issues and proposes solutions for approval

  • Provides negotiation support as required 

  • Independently works at smaller engagements or works within team at a large, complex engagement;

  • Independently applies the contract management tools and techniques to assigned projects

  • Supports training activities for Contract Management and Client Engagement team personnel

Relationships:

  • Reports to:

    • Contract Manager and PMO Senior Manager

    • This role is part of the onshore commercial support function – including finance, PMO and Executive management. The Commercial support function may be led by a resource not part of Contract Management.

  • Supervises:

    • Supervise personnel

  • External Relationships:

    • Interface with client procurement personnel


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Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Education:
    • College degree required; advanced degree in business, contract management, law or engineering preferred.
  • Membership in the International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) or National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and professional certification are a plus
  • Work Experience:
    • Minimum 2 year’s experience in the commercial/contract management/ legal/finance field
  • Work Requirements:
    • Travel as required
Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
  • Understands basic commercial and contracting principles
  • Experience in price modelling preferred but not required as on the job training will be provided
  • Detail-oriented, organized, flexible
  • Able to set priorities and juggle multiple demands
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Able to apply sound business judgment
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
About Accenture
 
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 435,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
 
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, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law. 

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Auckland,Wellington

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