Contract Associate Manager - Seattle

  • Accenture
  • Remote (Seattle, WA, USA)
  • Oct 28, 2021
Full time Legal

Job Description

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 537,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.  

People in the Corporate Function 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:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead/support contract management teams across projects and accounts; work with account leadership, client commercial and business stakeholders to understand and support client needs and priorities; account strategy, objectives and opportunities.

  • Work with contract management staff across multiple projects and accounts providing input into performance management activities.

  • Support the identification, escalation and resolution of commercial and contract risks and issues working with CM and project leadership to ensure the best outcome for all parties.

  • Engage in pre-award sales activities, engage in discussions with delivery team regarding potential deal shaping and contractual outcomes with sales teams and business leadership, including contract drafting support.

  • The contract management function is client facing and has a key role in building trusted relationships with client counterparts.

Work Requirements:

  • Some travel may be required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Membership: Member of International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) or National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and/ or professional certification considered a plus.

  • Minimum 5 yrs. relevant experience in contract management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Contract Management Knowledge and Experience

Professional Skills:

  • Able to collaborate and communicate effectively with client executives at all levels of the organization

  • Basic understanding of commercial contracting regulations and principles, subcontracting practices; and commercial contracting terms and conditions.

  • Open to work with and understand cross-cultures and locations throughout the Accenture global Organization.

  • Understand the value of diversity and recognize the strengths that different styles, innovative perspectives and experiences bring to Accenture.

  • Demonstrate inclusion and respect for all individuals regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, age, disability, culture, social status and/or sexuality.

  • Leader as well as team player, collaborative and persuasive; able to work well with executives and nonexecutives

  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is 

$68,800 - $111,699 and information on benefits offered is here. 

COVID-19 Update


The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Please be aware that Accenture roles in the US require all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

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Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here 

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Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion, or sexual orientation.
 
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Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 
 
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