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Contracting Counsel Manager/Senior Manager

Job Location: Singapore

Job Number: 00432951

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- Job description

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.  Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
 
People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.
 
Legal and Commercial Services professionals deliver and coordinate legal, contract and commercial advice and counsel in support of Accenture's or our clients' business, working to manage and mitigate risk and ensure ethical behavior and compliance with laws and company policies.     
 
Job Summary
 
Review, draft and negotiate a large number of medium to complex client transactions within a corporate environment.  Advise company leadership on legal risks associated with transactions. Develop the contracting and negotiation skills of more junior resources
 
Key responsibilities:
  • Oversee, counsel, guide, train and support junior transactional attorneys
  • Stay abreast of legal developments affecting the company, its clients, and industries and synthesize the information to incorporate it into company’s transactional practices
  • Educate company executives in regard to legal and risk management issues
  • Represent company’s interests and interface directly with client counsel and negotiating teams
  • Strategize with company executives prior to client negotiations
  • Structure client transactions to be most advantageous from a legal and business perspective
  • Counsel, advise, and consult company executives based on accurate interpretation of contract documents and the facts of a business opportunity
  • Develop internal guidelines, toolkits, and packaged knowledge on various legal and business issues
  • Develop subject matter expertise in one of more areas that benefit Legal and/or our business
  • Support, promote and implement Legal Group initiatives

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 8 - 10 years of transactional experience in consulting, systems integration, outsourcing and digital (cloud, mobility, analytics, interactive and security) areas in roles with increasing responsibility, such experience should be in a law firm or in a fast-paced corporate legal/transaction group for a consulting, systems integration, outsourcing and digital services vendor
  • Proven ability to efficiently manage a large volume of transactions
  • Experience negotiating Intellectual Property issues
  • Some travel may be required
  • Independently manage drafting transactional documents and correspondence
  • Understand basic principles of Finance, Accounting, Marketing, and Management
  • Understanding of Intellectual Property issues as they apply to consulting, systems integration, and outsourcing transactions
  • Able to present alternatives and proposed solutions
  • Responsive and follows through on commitments
  • Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Ability to apply judgment to broaden influence
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office suite of products  
All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development.  You’ll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization.  We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
 
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.


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