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Legal Counsel Senior Manager

Warsaw Job No. r00211235 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 acts as product counsel & strategic advisors to our business.  

We are a diverse team and our team’s mission is to help our business to grow in a responsible, inclusive, and sustainable way, by providing early-stage legal advice and support in relation to the key business strategies and priorities. 

 

This team also 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.” 

 

The GSL Team is now looking for a senior-level attorney to serve as AI and Data Senior Services Counsel. 

AI & DATA SERVICES SENIOR COUNSEL GLOBAL SERVICES LEGAL 

Key Responsibilities 

 

 

  • Provide leadership for the business and teams across Global Services Legal in the approach to service and product offerings related to AI and Data and preparing those offerings for market. 

  • Collaborate with colleagues across Legal and Quality & Risk to: 

  • identify legal and regulatory risks and develop mitigation strategies and self-regulating governance strategies; 

  • create best practice standards, frameworks and processes for AI and Data related offering development review; and 

  • support Accenture’s Ethics & Compliance team in the design and implementation of Accenture’s new global Data & Applied Intelligence compliance program 

  • Enable Accenture’s Sales & Delivery Legal team to efficiently handle day-to-day contracting, including developing contracting templates and guidance and providing SME support to deal teams.  

  • Supporting Accenture’s Ventures & Acquisitions Legal and business teams in evaluation of AI and Data issues for acquisition targets, development and implementation of post-merger integration strategy.  

  • Supervising other team members and coaching Managers and other resources, including effective team building, process industrialization, training and developing the skills and professionalism of junior members of the team. 

 

The role will report into either the Global Applied Intelligence or Global Data Legal leads and involve close alignment with the wider GSL and Legal teams who work together to ensure Accenture meets contractual obligations, legal and regulatory requirements as well as voluntary commitments made in the fields of data governance and artificial intelligence, with a strong focus on bringing Accenture’s values and culture to life. 

 

Qualifications

Knowledge Skills and Experience 

 

  • Minimum 8 yrs. relevant experience in a corporate or law firm setting 

  • Experience with data and information law, emerging technologies, data driven products and services, software embedded in devices, analytics, and artificial intelligence 

  • 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 evolving AI regulation and data/information laws  

  • 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 

 

  • Strong interest in learning about emerging technologies, Data & AI 

  • Commitment to a creative, inclusive, and diverse workplace  

  • Highly collaborative, strategic thinker 

  • 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, and helping to design and implement Legal strategy  

What do we offer?

  • Employment-based on an employment contract.

  • Hybrid work and flexible working hours.

  • Private medical care and life insurance.

  • Access to the MyBenefit platform (the possibility of using a wide range of products and services, including the Multisport card). 

  • Employee Assistance Program - free support in legal, financial, and psychological consultations.

  • Individual support in career development.

  • A broad learning package (soft and technical training offer, access to the e-learning platform, possibility of co-financing courses and certification). 

  • Additional foreign language classes.

  • Paid employee referral program and Employee Share Purchase Plan

As part of this announcement, we propose the possibility of hybrid work, understood as working from home, where possible visits to the office will depend on project circumstances. For people working in this mode, we provide exactly the same development path and opportunities as for people working from offices, as well as physical integration meetings. If you have any questions or doubts, we encourage you to apply and contact us directly.

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