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Contract Manager CLM CM

Bucharest Job No. r00168261 Full-time

Job Description

Our global legal network is a group of professionals operating globally from 10 countries. It provides a broad spectrum of differentiated services – focused on delivering value and innovation. We partner with Legal teams across Accenture to build efficiencies and centres of excellence related to Legal services; and through our size, geographic spread and language diversity, the Global Legal Network is able to drive quality, agility and speed in our services, aligned to Accenture’s relentless focus on maximum efficiency and operational effectiveness.

Role responsibilities:

The contract manager is part of our Legal and Commercial Services. Our professionals bring innovative ideas to commercial reality with a focus on maximising value for all parties through a deep understanding of legal, business, and commercial risks. We work alongside Accenture sales and delivery teams throughout the entire contract lifecycle to provide high quality advice and support for negotiation, drafting and ongoing management of client contracts

  • Act independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.
  • Identify and assess complex problems for your area of responsibility. Creating solutions in situations in which analysis requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors
  • Interact with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture, involving matters that may require acceptance of an alternate approach
  • Manage and develop contract management teams at all levels across large projects and accounts; work with account management, client commercial and business stakeholders to understand client needs and priorities; account strategy, goals, and opportunities.
  • Take accountability for identification, escalation and resolution of commercial and contract risks and issues working with senior management to ensure the best outcome for all parties
  • Engage in pre-award sales activities, assist with deal shaping, negotiate commercial and contractual outcomes with sales and business teams, including contract drafting support


Role requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.  Advanced degree preferred
  • Relevant experience as a contract manager with exposure to complex deals with proven team management experience
  • Flexibility and adaptability to the needs of the role
  • Experience of commercial contracting regulations and fundamentals, subcontracting practices; and commercial contracting terms and conditions
  • Extensive travel may be required

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