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

Qualifications:

  • 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)
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Auckland,Wellington

At Accenture, our philosophy is anchored in recognising that our people are multi-dimensional. We take an intersectional human approach to create a work environment where all people feel like they can bring their authentic selves to work, every day.

We believe that equality drives innovation. Our commitment to accelerating equality starts at the top with our board and CEO and extends across every part of the company. This comes to life when our people own the equality agenda, making it part of their jobs – every decision, every day – and feel free to speak up and to act.

We do not tolerate discrimination because of differences, such as age, ability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, or sexual orientation. We want a workplace that is inclusive and diverse to that end we are setting bold goals and taking comprehensive action. To achieve these goals, we collect information that allows us to track the effectiveness of our Inclusion and Diversity programs.

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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