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Contract Analyst (Japanese Speaking)

Mandaluyong City Job No. r00158370 Full-time

Job Description

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At Accenture we put innovation at the heart of everything we do and coupled with our core values of client value creation, one global network, respect for the individual, best people, integrity and stewardship, we offer careers that provide unparalleled opportunities for career growth and job satisfaction.

Contract Management is part of our Legal and Commercial Services. Our professionals bring innovative ideas to commercial reality with a focus on maximising value for all parties through a deep understanding of legal, business and commercial risks. We work alongside Accenture sales and delivery teams throughout the entire contract lifecycle to provide high quality advice and support for negotiation, drafting and ongoing management of client contracts.

We apply commercial and contractual expertise to lead the delivery of legal & commercial outcomes for our priority engagements and portfolios, including:

  • Sales growth: expanding the footprint of our agreements and supporting new business;

  • Revenue protection: delivering on our contractual commitments;

  • Margin improvement: effectively managing commercial levers, risks and issues; and

  • Compliance with contract obligations and Accenture policy.

Job Summary:

Contract Analysts assist with managing clients in a manner that maximizes value for Accenture and our clients.

Contract Analysts must be capable of managing contracts, including subcontracts in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws and client business requirements.  Contract Analysts are expected to work closely with Accenture business/client units and project teams and maintain a high level of visibility on the account as they perform their contract management responsibilities. 

Contract Analyst may also direct the work activities of junior contract management professionals and other related engagement staff allocated to a business or client unit, acting as a role model for contract management staff and a trusted partner to the business.

Contract Analyst are client facing and have a key role in building trusted relationships with client counterparts

Key Responsibilities:

Leadership/Engagement:

  • Provide contract administration support for contract management processes on a specific project or account;

  • Work with delivery and client counterparts to assist with day to day service delivery;

  • Demonstrate the value of the contract management function with project or account teams;

  • Drive process efficiency to current tasks and seeks innovative ways to improve performance of the team.

  • Be a role model for contract management staff and demonstrate leadership qualities by participating in wider contract management activities

People Management/Portfolio Support:

  • Supervise, mentor and coach junior contract management staff allocated to a specific project or account to ensure most effective utilisation of resources;

  • Participate in the review of performance standards for junior staff;

  • Provide input for priority setting and performance achievement process for junior staff; and

  • Participate in the development and delivery of contract/commercial training modules for contract management staff on a specific project or account.

Risk & Issue Management:

  • Participate in the process to identify and solve commercial and contract risks and issues;

  • Assist with reporting and documenting commercial and contract risks and issues in compliance with contract management processes and account delivery requirements;

  • Escalate matters to Contract Management Lead in a timely and controlled fashion;

  • Ensure compliance with contract management processes and project/account delivery requirements.

Sales Support:

  • Provide support for pre-award sales activities including supporting the development of responses to client RFPs or similar, working with business to draft contract schedules and participate in negotiations; and

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of Accenture's service offerings and associated commercial considerations.

Contracting, Drafting and Negotiation:

  • Assist with drafting and review of contractual documents (i.e., Statements of Work, Change Requests, Arrangement Letters, Subcontracts and Non-Disclosure Agreements (not exclusive, etc.) and collaborating with other internal organizations, working under the direction of a contract management lead where appropriate,

  • Observe and/ or participate in negotiations.

Commercial and Contract Management Processes:

  • Assist with implementing relevant contract management processes in a manner that is consistent with Accenture policies;

  • Assist with identifying and applying relevant policies and procedures applicable to an account; and

  • Work with delivery and finance leads to assist with identification and application of appropriate contract levers affecting revenue, cost and profit

Qualifications

Job Qualifications:

Commercial and Contract Management Knowledge and Experience:

  • Min 2-year post-graduation work experience in a professional capacity;

  • Basic understanding of contract life cycle;

  • Understanding of commercial contracting principles and regulations;

  • Basic understanding of legal and compliance principles;

  • Basic understanding of commercial agreements;

  • Working knowledge of MS Tools (word, excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.).

Legal and Contracting Knowledge:

  • Basic understanding of general commercial contracting regulations and principles and subcontracting practices

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of legal principles as they relate to commercial and contract management

  • Open to work with and understand cross-cultures and locations throughout the Accenture global organization.

  • Understand the value of diversity and recognize the strengths that different styles, innovative perspectives and experiences bring to Accenture. 

  • Demonstrate respect for individuals regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, age, disability, culture, social status and/or sexuality.

  • Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills

  • Team player, collaborative and persuasive; able to work well with executives and non-executives

  • Build trust-based relationships by delivering on commitments.

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

Supervises:

  • Junior Contract Management professionals providing services on an account

External Relationships:

  • Client commercial/ procurement/ contract management staff

Education:

  • University degree required (business management or law preferred).

Membership:

  • Member of International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) or National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and/ or professional certification considered a plus.

Work Requirements:

  • Travel may be required.

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. 

If you choose to apply for this role, please note the special circumstances relating to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data. 

  

In addition to the “Consent and Acknowledgment – Personal Data” terms and conditions set out in Accenture’s Workday webpage, if you apply for this role, we will be sharing your personal data with our client. While Accenture is the hiring entity, all candidates hired for this role will be working on Accenture’s project with the client (“Project”). As the client is separately hiring for this Project, your personal data will be shared with the client for the recruitment purposes of either party. Accenture and the client remain separate entities and all recruitment decisions are made independently and separately.  

 

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