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Legal Counsel Manager

Bucharest Job No. r00195930 Full-time - Remote

Job Description

The Global Services Legal team is seeking to appoint a Services Counsel in support of the Accenture Operations business.  This is exciting opportunity which can cover a large portfolio of businesses and offerings including Marketing Operations, Digital Commerce Operations, Sales Operations, Digital Inside Sales and Next Generation Customer Operations.

In-house, public sector and private practice candidates will all be considered, but experience of working with international teams in a global business, supporting technology, and taking products and services to market are highly desirable.

Key responsibilities:

  • Collaboratively work with Operations and its Growth Services business teams to evaluate and prepare new offerings for market.
  • Help build Operations and Growth Services Legal support by developing and nurturing a network of working relationships with clients and support functions across our Operations organization as well as with lawyers in our Global Services, Ethics and Compliance, Government Relations and Contracting Legal groups.
  • Directly advise our business clients on legal issues; prepare risk reviews, clear guidelines, communication messages, guidance, templates, and training on offerings for sales and go to market teams, offering development teams, technical teams and legal colleagues.
  • Provide SME legal advice and drafting assistance to other lawyers/SMEs engaged in reviewing, drafting, and negotiating complex client and partner agreements.
  • Support business leadership and Accenture’s Ventures & Acquisitions Legal team in the evaluation of prospective acquisition targets and development and implementation of post-merger integration strategy.
  • Take on special projects or assignments outside of the role as needed for Global Services Legal, Operations and/or Growth Services.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 10 years relevant experience in a multinational corporate or law firm setting advising clients at an international, multi-jurisdictional level.
  • Experience analysing complex fact patterns, highly technical legal issues, and potential conflicts to develop holistic risk reviews as well as risk reduction and mitigation strategies.
  • Understanding and/or willingness to learn applicable regulatory landscapes as required for the Key Industry offerings.
  • Track record of developing trusted relationships with senior business leaders.
  • Contractual experience, including highly developed drafting and negotiation skills as well as the ability to help in shaping and adapting innovative commercial models to the current legal landscape for new product and service offerings.

Behaviors and Attributes:

  • Commitment to a creative, inclusive, and diverse workplace which fosters equality and honest  communications.
  • Ability to build a sense of belonging in a team and establish a sense of common purpose inside the larger Accenture Legal department.
  • Ready to work with and understand diverse cultures and locations throughout the Accenture global organization.
  • Focus on analysis of the business, guidance to the right business and legal teams, industrialization of more mature processes, and active enablement of our offshore legal teams to handle the mature work
  • Proactivity, responsiveness and ability to effectively prioritise.
  • Flexibility and willingness to take on new challenges/explore new areas.
  • Resiliency and humor under pressure.

Education:

  • Education: Law degree (JD or local equivalent) from a top law school.
  • Additional business education, especially an MBA, would be desirable.
  • Qualification: bar admission, in good standing.

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