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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.
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Contract Management is part of our Legal and Commercial Services. Our professionals bring innovative ideas to commercial reality with a focus on maximizing value for all parties through a deep understanding of legal, business and commercial risks. We work alongside Accenture sales and delivery teams throughout the entire contract lifecycle to provide high quality advice and support for negotiation, drafting and ongoing management of client contracts.
We apply commercial and contractual expertise to lead the delivery of legal & commercial outcomes for our priority engagements and portfolios, including:
• Sales growth: expanding the footprint of our agreements and supporting new business
• Revenue protection: delivering on our contractual commitments
• Margin improvement: effectively managing commercial levers, risks and issues
• Compliance with contract obligations and Accenture policy
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, accounts, and geographies
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.
Support 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
University degree required (business management or law preferred)
Commercial and Contract Management Knowledge and Experience:
Min 2-year post-graduation work experience in a professional capacity
Able to collaborate and communicate effectively with client executives at all levels of the organization
Basic understanding of contract life cycle and commercial contracting principles and regulations
Member of International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) or National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and/ or professional certification considered a plus
Open to work with and understand cross-cultures and locations throughout the Accenture global
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 $50,200 - $80,499 and information on benefits offered is here.