Job Description

 

He/she supports the Employment Law function at geography level (Italy, Central Europe and Greece - ICEG) with a focus on Poland, by providing employment-related legal advice, providing training and creating standard documentation, performing legal research, overseeing litigation and pre-litigation matters with external counsel, and drafting and revising materials on internal legal and transactional matters, which concern labor and employment law issues with particular focus on Polish matters.
 
What will you do?
  • Provide operational and strategic support to outsourcing deals in the area. Advise on contractual aspects of outsourcing deals, on the risk management, on the transition of staff into Accenture and on the impact of the outsourcing business to Accenture’s internal organisation.
  • Provide operational and strategic support to acquisitions in the area.
  • Provide operational and strategic support to labour relations in the area. 
  • Oversee and provide support to litigation and pre-litigation matters, in conjunction with Employee Relations team and external counsel.
  • Contribute to development of internal guidelines, toolkits, and packaged knowledge on Employment legal and business issues for the region.
  • Manage employment law projects in ICEG, overseeing Employment attorneys in the region and advising HR, Legal and management as appropriate.
  • Assure the quality of Employment law delivery in the area by providing Employment support appropriate to needs, and integrating external support as required.
  • Manage and oversee outside counsel relationships with law firms.
  • Act as legal advisor on Employment issues to executives in the Geography, including Legal professionals.
  • Stay abreast of legal developments affecting the company, its clients, and industries and synthesise the information to incorporate it into company practices.
  • Support, promote, and implement initiatives as part of Legal team.
  • Counsel, guide, train and support junior through senior levels of Legal attorneys within region as appropriate.
  • Educate senior company executives with regard to legal and risk management issues in the region.
  • Make recommendations and escalate to the ICEG Employment Law Lead  on material Employment issues.

 

 
 

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Qualifications

What we expect from you?
  • Graduate level and Admitted to BAR in Poland Significant experience of employment law (5/6 years post qualification) in private practices or multinational company
  • Strong experience in practicing employment law on Polish and/or European projects.
  • Relevant experience to cover full range of employment law matters, including specifically:
  • Outsourcing
  • Restructuring
  • Employment terms and conditions (e.g. pay and benefits, working time, termination, restrictive covenants)
  • Equality and diversity matters
  • Grievances and Disciplinary matters
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Trade unions/ collective rights
  • Employment Status / Agency workers
  • Project management of cross border initiatives
  • Immigration matters
  • Strong experience advising management of large companies.
  • Proven presentational and training capabilities
 
 
What we can offer you?
 
Our Accenture professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll 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 a number of levels 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 company-acknowledged Subject Matter Experts. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build and further develop your career.
Enjoy challenging and interesting work that requires innovation and creativity. Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be encouraged and rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for increased impact and rapid career advancement. You’ll also build the deep, valuable industry and functional expertise that will keep you relevant as you grow your career.

 

 

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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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