Job Description

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 469,000 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.

Applied Intelligence (AAI) is part of Strategy & Consulting.  It’s the world’s largest team of data scientists, data engineers, and experts in artificial intelligence. AAI believes a mix of data, analytics, automation, and responsible AI can do almost anything—spark digital metamorphoses, widen the range of what humans can do, and breathe life into smart products and services. This is a wonderful opportunity to be a part of the Global Services Legal team, supporting the Applied Intelligence business. The variety of work, and the experience it offers, provides an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

 The role includes delivering and coordinating legal counsel in support of the Business strategy, working to help the Business manage and mitigate risks, comply with laws and company policies, and undertake ethical considerations in its endeavors.  The attorney/lawyer will work as a trusted advisor to the Business leadership team and reports to the AAI Global Legal Lead; provides inspirational leadership and collaborate across Global Services Legal and supporting legal teams to advise on legal and commercial risks associated with the Business.

See https://www.accenture.com/us-en/services/applied-intelligence-index for more information about AAI businesses. 

Key Responsibilities:

 1.       Prepare and execute a legal support plan in support of the Business strategy and work with the Business leadership team as a trusted advisor in order to enable Business strategy.

2.       Develop clear communication messages, guidance, templates and trainings regarding the offerings for sales and go to market teams, offering development teams, technical teams and the rest of the Legal organization (Contracting and CORE).

3.       Work with the Business teams to evaluate and prepare new offerings for market, with varying deal structures that include consulting services, software as a service, licensed software (including mobile apps), and third party data in different geographies, industries and regulatory environments.

4.       Learn and understand the technology related to the offerings well enough to perform all legal roles related to the offering.

5.       Review, draft, and negotiate complex alliance, academic, and supplier technology transaction agreements, including collaborating across CORE.

6.       Manage the performance of and coordinate the efforts and workload of direct reports, temporary staff, and other internal legal support staff, including cultivating positive morale and providing inspirational leadership.

7.       Develop strong relationships within both the AAI business, Contracting, and CORE organizations.

8.       Take on assignments as required by AAI Global Legal Lead or Strategy & Consulting Global Legal Lead.

 



Qualifications

Basic Qualifications 

  • J.D. Degree (or equivalent non-US Law degree) and active member in good standing of State Bar

  • Minimum of 10 years of technology transactional experience either in drafting and negotiating technology focused client facing and/or vendor facing agreements (i.e. data licensing, software as a service agreements, cloud, software license agreements, or software development agreements), in a law firm or in a fast-paced in-house legal department or military group.

Preferred qualifications:
  • Functional understanding of legal issues related to bringing new offerings to market in a legally compliant manner, including offerings utilizing machine learning, third party data, or the delivery of digital marketing campaigns

  • Working knowledge of: (a) privacy issues regarding consumer or personally identifiable data; (b) IP law; and (c) open source licensing
  • Experience with data licensing or monetization strategies.
  • Understanding connection between in-bound agreements and client-facing agreements.


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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

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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