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Strat Growth Init Counsel Associate Manager

Bucharest Job No. r00199986 Full-time - Remote

Job Description

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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 is a strategic partner and a product counsel towards the four Services under Accenture’s Next Generation Growth Model, i.e., Interactive, Strategy & Consulting, Technology and Operations.

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.

Overview

  • The Global Services Legal team is seeking to appoint a Services Counsel in support of the Accenture Operations business with a specific focus on Trust and Safety services.  This is an exciting opportunity that can cover a large portfolio of businesses and offerings.
  • In-house, public sector and private practice candidates will all be considered, but the experience of working with international teams in a global business, supporting technology, and taking products and services to market are highly desirable.
  • The variety of work of the role, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career. See https://www.accenture.com/us-en/about/operations-index for more information about the Accenture Operations businesses. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaboratively work with the Operations business teams to evaluate and prepare new offerings for the market.
  • Help build Operations 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 Key Industries.

Qualifications

Knowledge Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 7 years relevant experience in a multinational corporate or law firm setting advising clients at an international, multi-jurisdictional level.
  • Experience analyzing 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. The candidate must have experience in at least two of the 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 deals 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 that fosters equality and honest communication.
  • 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
  • Resiliency and humor under pressure.

Education and Qualifications

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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