Job Description

The role of the GLN Contracting Specialist is to support a specific geography or country being responsible for the legal reviews assigned to her/him facing the business team and the legal onshore team.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Counsel, guide, train and support members more junior members of the GLN Contracting team as requested by Supervisor.
  • Ability to take decisions and communicate appropriately
  • Apply the internal GLN reporting process through the Local Alignment Lead/Supervisor
  • Ability to manage contract complexities with appropriate escalations to supervisor /legal consultant
  • Participates and owns trainings for the GLN professionals for more simple service lines or as designated by the Supervisor.
  • Attain accreditation in all service lines required for the level.
  • Provides Contracting support to the business in respect of the deals assigned to him/her as follows:

a) Reviews, drafts, and negotiates assigned work. 

Reaches out to supervisor/legal consultant/other legal teams involved for guidance Escalates risks as per internal procedures

  • Represents company’s interests and interface directly with client negotiating teams.
  • Structures client transactions to be most advantageous from a contracting and business perspective and escalates accordingly.
  • Advises business teams on accurate interpretation of contract documents and the facts of a business opportunity.


            Reports to: 

            GLN Contracting Alignment Lead/GLN Local Contracting Alignment Lead /Supervisor


GLN Contracting personnel below level 9 if applicable /needed

            External Relationships: 

Client Counsel, Client Executives

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Education and Work Experience:  

  • Qualified lawyer /entitled to practice law under applicable country legislation

  • 4-6 years of experience in contracting matters

            Work Requirements:

Travel may be required

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Highly positive and collaborative outlook

  • Understands and able to navigate Accenture Legal and the Accenture business

  • Skilled and experienced in all aspects of contracting at Accenture

  • Appropriate per level negotiation skills, executive presence and the ability to influence business and contracting decisions.

  • Ability to manage escalations effectively.

  • Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills

  • Excellent judgment

  • Developed touch and tone

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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