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2729: Legal Counsel Senior Manager

Warsaw Job No. r00197245 Full-time

Job Description

Imagine being part of team that helps transform leading organisations and communities around the world!

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.

The mission statement of Global Services Legal is to “drive sustainable business growth for Accenture by providing deep legal expertise at the intersection of business strategy, industry and technology in a highly dynamic environment.” The Global Services Legal team functions as the integrator between various other parts of the Legal team, coordinating between the multidisciplinary areas of deep expertise across the wider Legal team, to deliver one holistic Legal perspective to the business.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

“We are an equal opportunity employer. We have an unwavering commitment to equality for all.
              Together, we are acting, we are leading, and we will drive change across the globe.”

Key Responsibilities

  • Support business teams in conducting assessments of new service and product offerings, and preparing those offerings for market
  • Collaborate with colleagues across Legal, Enterprise Risk Management, and Quality & Risk to identify legal and regulatory risks and develop mitigation strategies, including enablement materials, trainings, templates, guidance and checklists, as well as SME support.
  • Supporting business leadership, in collaboration with Accenture’s Ventures & Acquisitions Legal team, in the evaluation of prospective acquisition targets and development and implementation of post-merger integration strategy
  • Manage global teams on legal projects, including strategic initiatives and process industrialization projects


Knowledge Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 8 yrs. relevant experience in a corporate or law firm setting
  • Experience analyzing complex facts and situations to provide risk analysis and mitigation strategies
  • Understanding or willingness to learn applicable regulatory landscapes as required for the offerings, including with respect to data protection and privacy
  • Track record of developing trusted relationships with senior business leaders
  • Experience shaping deals and evaluating innovative commercial models for new product and service offerings

Behaviours and Attributes

  • Commitment to a creative, inclusive, and diverse workplace
  • Ability to build a sense of belonging in a team and establish a sense of common purpose inside the larger Accenture Legal department
  • Focus on analysis of the business, guidance to the right business and legal teams, industrialization of more mature processes, and active enablement of our off-shore legal teams to handle the mature work
  • Open to work with and understand cross-cultures and locations throughout the Accenture global organization

Education and Qualifications

Education: JD and admission in good standing with applicable bar association(s) (or their local equivalents)

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