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Transaction Contracting Manager

Job Location: Singapore

Regional Description: Singapore

Job Number: 00602349

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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

 

The Transaction Contracting Manager reviews, drafts and negotiates a large number of client transactions of various levels of complexity within a corporate environment. Advises company leadership on legal risks associated with transactions.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Oversee, counsel, guide, train and support junior contracting professionals.
  • Stay abreast of contracting developments affecting the company, its clients, and industries and synthesize the information to incorporate it into company’s contracting practices
  • Educate company executives in regard to contracting and risk management issues
  • Represent the company’s interests and interface directly with client negotiating teams
  • Strategize with company executives prior to client negotiations
  • Structure client transactions to be most advantageous from a contracting and business perspective
  • 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 contracting and business issues
  • Develop subject matter expertise in one of more areas that benefit Contracting and/or our business
  • Support, promote and implement Legal Group initiatives

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in law required; advanced degree in law, business or contract management preferred.

Skills Requirements:

  • Minimum of 6 years PQE including a minimum of 3 years of contracting experience in an appropriate fast-paced corporate environment is essential. Experience in negotiating technology or outsourcing agreements, including consulting, systems integration, software licensing, SaaS or business process outsourcing agreements is preferred.
  • Proven ability to efficiently manage a large volume of transactions
  • Experience negotiating Intellectual Property issues
  • Independently manage drafting transactional documents and correspondence
  • Understand basic principles of Finance, Accounting, Marketing, and Management
  • Basic 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
  • Travelling maybe required

You will 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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