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Legal Buyside Contracting Senior Analyst

Mandaluyong City Job No. r00201912 Full-time

Job Description

Overview

Accenture is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Accenture will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Accenture encourages applicants of all ages.
Global Legal Network (GLN) is a group of professionals operating globally from 10 countries. It provides a broad spectrum of differentiated services - focused on delivering value and innovation. We partner with Legal teams across Accenture to build efficiencies and centres of excellence related to Legal services; and through our size, geographic spread and language diversity, the Global Legal Network is able to drive quality, agility and speed in our services, aligned to Accenture’s relentless focus on maximum efficiency and operational effectiveness.
Legal Buyside Contracting is a focused legal function for third party contracting. The team is involved with drafting, reviewing and negotiating third party supplier contracts for Accenture and acts as a legal advisory services function leveraging technology to deliver support.

Job Profile Summary

Draft, review and negotiate the buyside agreements and similar/related documentation with Accenture supplier, to procure various goods and services including but not limited to Contractors, Human Resources Support, IT & Telecom, Marketing & Communications, Workplace Support (Facilities & Services), Software as a Service etc. in accordance with Accenture's supplier's contracting standards, applicable laws, and business requirements to ensure contractual risks are clearly identified and addressed in compliance with Accenture's policies and standards.

Leverage analytics to speed contract review process and calibrate contract risk.
Overall Generic Responsibilities
• Develop subject-matter knowledge and increase proficiency in the concerned support area and act as its POC
• Directly liaison with internal stakeholders on various issues and build credible and effective relationships with  the internal stakeholders as well as within the team
• Support implementation of new initiatives in Legal Buyside Contracting support area or within Legal/GLN, try to ‘give back’ to GLN/Legal.
• Manage SharePoint and communication records.
Specific Responsibilities aligned to Role
• Draft, review and negotiate the supplier/buyside agreements and similar/related documentation with Accenture suppliers, to procure various goods and services including but not limited to Contactors, Human Resources Support, IT & Telecom, Marketing & Communications, Workplace Support (Facilities & Services), Software as a Service etc. in accordance with Accenture’s supplier’s contracting standards, applicable laws, and business requirements.
• Customize the existing templates in exceptional cases to suit the business requirements thereby ensuring compliance to applicable local laws and Accenture’s supplier’s contracting standards.
• Review the supplier templates and ensure that the deviations to the Accenture’s supplier’s contracting standards are timely identified and highlighted to the business whenever they pose as risks to Accenture operations.

• Participate in negotiations by representing company’ s interests and interface directly with client/ supplier negotiating teams with suppliers, third parties, subcontractors etc., to agree to contractual terms in accordance with Accenture’s supplier’s contracting standards, applicable laws, and stakeholder requirements.
• Liaise and effectively collaborate with internal stakeholders such as deal teams, Solution Architects, Procurement, HR, Workplace, Finance, Marketing & Communications etc., as well as with external parties such as suppliers, external counsel etc. to ensure contractual risks are clearly identified and addressed in compliance with Accenture's policies and standards.
• Work closely with the stakeholders to help them understand the contractual clauses in terms of interpretation and its applicability in the contract basis the business opportunity.
• Advise the Business from legal perspective to address the potential contractual risks that may pose as risks to Accenture business operations.
• Conduct gap analysis and create legal risk assessment by identifying and flagging potential risks to Accenture and/or clauses which are non-negotiable. Provide recommendations to Business and other related stakeholders to sensitize them on the extent of risk Accenture exposes itself in context of the services and to minimize or mitigate such risks effectively.
• Structure the legal transactions to be most advantageous from a contracting and business perspective and escalate accordingly to the SME/leadership on the deal etc.

Qualifications

Must Have:

• Minimum of 3 years of experience at law firm or as in-house counsel and/or in legal outsourcing.
• Experience with drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements
• Fluency in English (and other language, depending on geography supported) with strong oral and written communication skills

Good to Have:

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

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

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