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Accenture Contract Associate in Gurugram, India

About Accenture:

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries - powered by the world's largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 514,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com

About Entity:

Corporate Functions—including Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing Communications, and Workplace Solutions-- powers Accenture’s people across industries and functions to keep our business leading in the New. Join the heart and soul of Accenture, partnering with our extraordinary people to bring innovation into every organization.

Job description:

Job Summary

Contract Associates assist with managing clients in a manner that maximizes value for Accenture and our clients.

Contract Associates must be capable to support Contract Management lead in managing contracts in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws and client business requirements. Contract Associates are expected to work closely with Accenture business/client units and project teams as they perform their contract management responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities

Leadership/Engagement:

• Provide contract administration support for contract management processes on a specific project or account;

• Work with delivery and other internal stakeholders to assist with day to day service delivery;

• Drive process efficiency to current tasks and seeks innovative ways to drive compliance with policies and procedures.

People Management/Portfolio Support:

• Participate in the development of contract/commercial training modules on a specific project or account.

Risk & Issue Management:

• Assist with reporting and documenting commercial and contract risks and issues in compliance with contract management processes and account delivery requirements;

• Escalate matters to Contract Management Lead in a timely and controlled fashion;

• Ensure compliance with contract management processes and project/account delivery requirements.

Sales Support:

• Demonstrate basic knowledge of Accenture's service offerings and associated commercial considerations.

Contracting and Drafting:

• Collaborating with other internal organizations, working under the direction of a contract management lead where appropriate.

Commercial and Contract Management Processes:

• Assist with implementing relevant contract management processes in a manner that is consistent with Accenture policies;

• Assist with identifying and applying relevant policies and procedures applicable to an account.

Knowledge Skills and Experience

Commercial and Contract Management Knowledge and Experience:

• Basic understanding of contract life cycle;

• Understanding of commercial contracting principles and regulations;

• Basic understanding of legal and compliance principles;

• Basic understanding of commercial agreements;

• Working knowledge of MS Tools (word, excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.).

Legal and Contracting Knowledge:

• Basic understanding of general commercial contracting regulations and principles

• Basic knowledge and understanding of legal principles as they relate to commercial and contract management

Behaviours and Attributes

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

• Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills.

• Team player, collaborative and persuasive; able to work well with executives and non-executives.

• Build trust-based relationships by delivering on commitments.

• Demonstrate good oral and written communication skills and an ability to provide appropriate advice;

Key Relationships

Internal Relationships:

• Commercial/contract management staff

Education and Qualifications

Education:

• University degree required (business management or law preferred).

Membership:

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

Work Requirements:

• Travel may be required.

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"

Job Summary Contract Associates assist with managing clients in a manner that maximizes value for Accenture and our clients. Contract Associates must be capable to support Contract Management lead in managing contracts in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws and client business requirements. Contract Associates are expected to work closely with Accenture business/client units and project teams as they perform their contract management responsibilities. Key Responsibilities Leadership/Engagement: • Provide contract administration support for contract management processes on a specific project or account; • Work with delivery and other internal stakeholders to assist with day to day service delivery; • Drive process efficiency to current tasks and seeks innovative ways to drive compliance with policies and procedures. • People Management/Portfolio Support: • Participate in the development of contract/commercial training modules on a specific project or account. Risk & Issue Management: • • Assist with reporting and documenting commercial and contract risks and issues in compliance with contract management processes and account delivery requirements; • Escalate matters to Contract Management Lead in a timely and controlled fashion; • Ensure compliance with contract management processes and project/account delivery requirements. Sales Support: • Demonstrate basic knowledge of Accenture's service offerings and associated commercial considerations. Contracting and Drafting: • Collaborating with other internal organizations, working under the direction of a contract management lead where appropriate. Commercial and Contract Management Processes: • Assist with implementing relevant contract management processes in a manner that is consistent with Accenture policies; • Assist with identifying and applying relevant policies and procedures applicable to an account. • Knowledge Skills and Experience Commercial and Contract Management Knowledge and Experience: • Basic understanding of contract life cycle; • Understanding of commercial contracting principles and regulations; • Basic understanding of legal and compliance principles; • Basic understanding of commercial agreements; • Working knowledge of MS Tools (word, excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.). Legal and Contracting Knowledge: • Basic understanding of general commercial contracting regulations and principles • Basic knowledge and understanding of legal principles as they relate to commercial and contract management Behaviours and Attributes • 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 respect for individuals regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, age, disability, culture, social status and/or sexuality. • Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills. • Team player, collaborative and persuasive; able to work well with executives and non-executives. • Build trust-based relationships by delivering on commitments. • Demonstrate good oral and written communication skills and an ability to provide appropriate advice; Key Relationships Internal Relationships: • Commercial/contract management staff Education and Qualifications Education: • University degree required (business management or law preferred). Membership: • Member of International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) or National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and/ or professional certification considered a plus. Work Requirements: • Travel may be required. 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"

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU:

You’ll benefit from our network of global communities and collaborative culture that will help you build technical and functional skills and capabilities. And because we serve more than 40 industries globally, you’ll have the opportunity to develop valuable industry-specific expertise.

o The scale of our capabilities and client engagements—and the unique way we innovate, operate and deliver value—will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest technology trends.

o You’ll have access to leading-edge technology.

CALL TO ACTION:

If you have a desire to help the world’s leading companies and governments, now’s the time to join the world’s largest and most diversified group of technology, business process and consulting professionals. Be part of a dynamic team of collaborative experts, and help us improve the way the world works and lives.

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