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Transaction Contracting Specialist

Job Location: IL - Chicago, VA - Arlington

Job Number: 00576935

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- Job description

Organization: Corporate Functions/Contract Management 
Location: Arlington, VA or Chicago, IL 
 
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 435,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
 

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 several types of contractual agreements, including: master services agreements, consulting agreements, statements of work, outsourcing agreements, licensing agreements, software as a service agreements, letters of intent, memorandums of understanding, contract amendments, subcontract agreements and requests for proposals. Assist more senior level Transaction Contracting Professionals in managing more complex Transaction work within a fast-moving corporate environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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 professionals based on accurate interpretation of contract documents and the facts of a business opportunity
  • Participate in developing internal guidelines, toolkits, and packaged knowledge capital on various legal and business issues
  • Educate company professionals in regard to contracting and risk management issues
  • Represent the company’s interests and interface directly with client negotiating teams
Work Requirements: travel may be required
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree required
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant industry experience in consulting, technology, systems integration, digital services, software and/or outsourcing
  • Minimum of 2 years of contracting experience in a fast-paced corporate environment is essential
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience resolving, drafting for, and negotiating, complex legal and business issues
  • Proven ability to efficiently manage a large volume of complex transactions
  • Experience in independently managing and drafting transactional documents and correspondence
  • Understanding of intellectual property and privacy issues as they apply to consulting, systems integration, digital and outsourcing transactions
  • Experience in digital offerings and licensing would be an asset
  • Understand basic principles of Finance, Accounting, Marketing, and Management
Professional Skills:
  • 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
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture. 

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
 
Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
 
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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
 
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