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Legal and Commercial Contract Specialist with English (Hybrid)

multiple locations +view all Job No. r00199516 Full-time - Hybrid

Job Description

Contract Specialists assist with managing clients in a manner that maximizes value for Accenture and our clients.

Contract Specialists must be capable of managing contracts, including subcontracts in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws and client business requirements. Contract Specialists are generally co-located with Accenture business/client units and project teams (often on client premises) and are expected to maintain a high level of visibility on the account as they perform their contract management responsibilities.

Contract Specialists may also direct the work activities of junior contract management professionals and other related engagement staff allocated to a business or client unit, acting as a role model for contract management staff and a trusted partner to the business. Contract Specialists are client facing and have a key role in building trusted relationships with client counterparts

How you’ll make an impact:

Leadership/Engagement:

  • Lead/participate in contract management team on a specific project or account;

  • Work with client engagement teams and client counterparts to assist with day to day contract management support and to understand delivery requirements;

  • Drive process efficiency to current tasks and seek innovative ways to improve performance of the team; and

  • Demonstrate the value of the contract management function with project and account teams.

  • Be a role model for contract management staff and demonstrate leadership qualities by participating in wider contract management activities

People & Portfolio Management / Development:

  • Supervise, mentor and coach junior contract management staff allocated to a specific project or account to ensure most effective utilization of resources;

  • Participate in the review of performance standards for junior staff;

  • Provide input for priority setting and performance achievement process for junior staff; and

  • Participate in the development and delivery of contract/commercial training modules for contract management staff on a specific project or account.

Risk & Issue Management:

  • Assist with reporting, documenting commercial and contract risks and issues, following up with contract management leads to coordinate completion of open actions;

  • Escalate matters to CM Leads in a timely and controlled fashion (in accordance with guidelines) and help ensure affected parties are notified in an appropriate manner; and

  • Assist with drafting and/or reviewing appropriate reports in compliance with contract management processes and account delivery requirements.

Sales Support:

  • Provide support for pre-award sales activities including supporting the development of responses to client RFPs or similar, working with business to draft contract schedules and participate in negotiations; and

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of Accenture's offerings and associated commercial considerations.

Contracting, Drafting and Negotiation:

  • Assist with drafting and review of contractual documents (i.e., Statements of Work, Change Requests, Arrangement Letters, Subcontracts and Non-Disclosure Agreements (not exclusive, etc.) and collaborating with other internal organizations, under direction of a contract management lead where appropriate,

  • Observe and/ or participate in negotiations.

Commercial and Contract Management Processes:

  • Implement and administer contract management processes together with day to day support on a specific project or account;

  • Assist with identifying and applying all contract relevant policies and procedures applicable to an account and communicate to relevant personnel; and

  • Work with delivery and finance leads to assist with identification and application of appropriate contract levers affecting revenue, cost and profit.

By being part of our team, you will work from Monday to Friday, 09:00 AM -18:00 PM - Romania time, in a hybrid way of working.

Qualifications

Skills that make your work successful:

  • Law degree required;

  • Advanced English speaker (C1);

  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience as a contract manager with exposure to complex, risky deals with proven team management experience

  • Demonstrated experience as part of a contract management or procurement team;

  • Able to collaborate and communicate effectively with internal and external executives and be capable of contributing and influencing key commercial and contracting decisions;

  • Demonstrated experience of managing contract and commercial issues and understanding main commercial principles;

  • Basic understanding of general commercial contracting regulations and principles and subcontracting practices;

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of legal principles as they relate to commercial and contract management;

  • Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills;

  • Team player, collaborative, and persuasive; able to work well with executives and non-executives;

Employee Benefits – Be well, work well, live well

Be at your physical best & take advantage of additional financial support:

  • Flexible medical & dental subscription plan with Regina Maria;

  • Nutrition counselling & Wellness subscriptions (7Card, Worldclass, SanoPass, or other providers);

  • Benefit Online platform for gift vouchers, transportation passes, vacation, cultural activities and many others;

  • Discount on Accenture shares through Employee Shares Purchase Plan;

  • Referral bonus, depending on the career level of the job opening;

  • Life insurance for you and your loved ones.

Follow your purpose:

  • 23 vacation days with our loyalty scheme, granting additional days: 1 extra day after 2 years, another after 5 years, and an additional day every 3 years until reaching a total of 30 vacation days;

  • Additional private pension plan, starting the second month of employment;

  • Flexible working hours depending on project specifics;

  • Access to a wide range of training and development opportunities;

  • Communities of interest: sport, volunteering, and employees' resources groups (parents, mental health allies, Pride, disability, expats).

Care for you and your loved ones:

  • Psychological and psychotherapy counselling support;

  • Premium access to well-being apps (Calm and Wysa);

  • Paid maternity or paternity leave;

  • Children educational reimbursement;

  • Support for adoption & psychological, financial and legal sessions for everyone in your household.

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Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Timisoara

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