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Contract Manager

Job Location: Stockholm

Regional Description: Sweden

Job Number: 00539927


- Job description


The Accenture Contract Management Team is growing and we are now looking for a Contract Manager to support one of Accenture’s largest client accounts. 

About the role:

The Contract Manager acts as the legal and commercial advisor at the intersection between law and technology, serving as the primary contact between the project team, business unit and Legal, and ensuring that all legal and contractual matters are addressed efficiently and promptly. We are looking for a Contract Senior Manager with comprehensive experience and knowledge of complex IT and outsourcing contracts (drafting, negotiating, delivery and compliance), general corporate business practices and commercial contracting regulations. We offer you a strong team, an international environment and the opportunity to manage high-value international and commercial contracts. 

You will also support the work activities of an international team of contract management professionals and work in conjunction with Legal Services team, market maker, lead business negotiator and Client Account Leads, as appropriate. In the role you will be reporting to Contract Management Country Lead. 

Key Responsibilities:  

  • To a high degree, working closely with the legal team lead, ensures seamless contract formation and contract execution support is delivered to the organization 
  • Responsible for the management and delivery of high volume, complex and high-risk contracts and support to the business or client unit   
  • Understands, supports, and enables business/client and contracting strategy of the business/client unit 
  • Serves as key escalation point and provide judgment/assistance in identifying project issues and risks 
  • Responds to complex inquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions 
  • Reviews and manages contractual obligations of the parties (incl. subcontractors) and provides continual review to ensure that all terms and conditions are met 
  • Prepares and disseminates information regarding contract status, compliance, modifications, etc. 
  • Achieves a reasonable level of understanding of Accenture’s major business areas (System Integration, Business Consulting and/or Outsourcing) in order to communicate effectively with project Senior Executives and provide relevant advice. 
  • Coaches Contract Management professionals (at lower levels) performing the contract management function and other engagement personnel within the business/client unit. 
  • Actively involved in Regional or Global Initiatives

Preferred skills:

In order to be successful in this role you have: 

  • A College degree required; advanced degree in law contract management, or business preferred. 
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in legal/contract management field and applicable industry experience. 
  • Demonstrated successful negotiation and management of complex deals  
  • Comprehensive knowledge of general corporate business practices and commercial contracting regulations and principles, subcontracting practices, and accounting and finance principles 
  • Collaborative and persuasive; able to influence and advise senior executives and non-executives in complex contractual matters. 
  • Able to demonstrate excellent analytical and mathematical skills. 
  • The ability to travel occasionally

Sounds interesting?

Go ahead and apply here on our site! We will get back to you regarding your application in january.

Accenture welcomes and encourages applications from diverse backgrounds related to gender, ethnicity, culture, age etc. We provide an environment of inclusion and diversity where everyone brings distinct experience, talent and culture to their work. We invite you to be part of this diversity!

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