Job Description

Accenture Legal encompasses ~2800 lawyers, contract management and other professionals in 46 countries, making us amongst the biggest in-house units of our kind globally.
Legal Operations (Legal Ops) provides services to other Legal functions that improve their day-to-day efficiency and effectiveness, facilitate change and control costs. The Legal Knowledge Assistant role is part of the Learning & Knowledge Management team within Legal Ops.
This is an exciting opportunity to support and develop Knowledge Management activities within Legal. The Legal Knowledge Specialist will support the implementation of Accenture Legal’s Knowledge Management (KM) Strategy. They will proactively support the Global Legal Knowledge Manager in curating and managing legal knowledge content, and work with the global Legal teams supporting activities to ensure content collection, content quality, and knowledge management adoption and awareness.
Key Responsibilities:
Legal content management:
  • Supporting knowledge sharing and curation across Legal teams
  • Applying consistent governance and content review processes to ensure content quality
  • Working with document owners and knowledge curators to support them in managing templates, standard agreements and other documents
  • Working with knowledge curators to identify priority functional gaps, and address accessibility and usability issues
  • Offering on-going support and assistance to the Legal audience.

Working as part of a global team to build relationships with key user groups and anticipate evolving Knowledge requirements:
  • Working with the Legal Knowledge Manager and knowledge curators to help identify potential issues and areas for improvement; to scope pragmatic solutions; and to disseminate lessons learned and best practices.

Supporting the Global Knowledge Manager to develop and implement knowledge awareness and adoption programmes for Legal knowledge resources:
  • Support the development and implementation of knowledge training programs 
  • Actively engaging with Legal teams and influencing them to collaborate and contribute towards knowledge initiatives

Supporting targeted knowledge forums, events and networking activities. Supporting Legal’s Knowledge strategic agenda:
  • Working in close collaboration with the Legal Knowledge Manager and the Legal Technology team to develop enhanced solutions for KM
  • Supporting the implementation of Knowledge strategic priorities, policies, standards and guidelines
  • Helping to monitor and measure KM effectiveness and quality.

Managing Legal external resources:
  • Supporting access and use of third-party legal research resources


Qualifications and Experience Required:
  • Undergraduate degree required.
  • Strong demonstrated interest and literacy in IT
  • Familiarity and experience with Knowledge Management tools, technologies and processes
  • Knowledge of legal research tools, or other online research tools preferred
  • SharePoint experience is highly desirable
Skills Required:
  • Teaming: Confident and enthusiastic team player with experience working as part of global teams
  • Task management: Professional and organized approach to delivery. Able to work under pressure and to tight timescales
  • Prioritization skills: Comfortable working within a large and complex environment with multiple stakeholders and interest groups
  • Strong evaluation and problem-solving skills: able to identify the real issue, and to anticipate requirements and potential consequences
  • Spoken and written communication skills: able to deal confidently, tactfully and appropriately with people of different disciplines and at all levels of the organization. Able to deliver training and to support same
Personal Qualities Required:
  • Collaboration: Able to work well with others as part of a global team
  • Resourcefulness: Able to carry out instruction and use initiative to identify opportunities for innovation. 
  • Positivity: Demonstrate a can-do attitude
  • Communication: Able to be credible and persuasive, influencing key stakeholders and able to communicate with different audiences
  • Drive: Commitment to getting things done
  • Flexibility: Ability to manage diary and working pattern to enable more interactions with global stakeholders.
  • Resilience: Able to manage emotions and take steps to manage workplace frustrations constructively; remaining calm and positive under pressure.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

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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