Accenture Contracting Counsel Associate Manager (S&D) in Singapore, Singapore
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Contracting lawyers in Accenture’s Legal organization coordinate and deliver legal, contract and commercial counsel in support of Accenture's business. Our Contracting lawyers identify, manage and mitigate contractual risk, ensure ethical behavior and compliance with laws and company policies, while providing guidance and negotiating contracts leveraging commercial and market relevant positions.
Review, draft, and negotiate several types of contractual agreements in a fast-paced corporate environment which may include: master services agreements, outsourcing agreements, statements of work, service level agreements, licensing agreements, SaaS agreements, data transfer agreements, requests for proposals and agreements involving cloud, blockchain security, applied intelligence, systems integration and agile development. Team with more senior Contracting lawyers in supporting more complex contracts and deal structures. Act, and continuously evolve as, a knowledgeable and relevant advisor on legal and commercial risks associated with transactions.
Independently, and help to, structure, negotiate and close client transactions to be most advantageous from a legal and business perspective
Strategize with senior Contracting lawyers and internal business clients prior to client negotiations
Stay abreast of developments affecting the company, its clients, and industries and synthesize the information to incorporate it into company’s transactional practices
Educate and advise company executives with respect to legal and risk management issues
Develop subject matter expertise in one of more areas that benefit Legal and/or our business
Participate in developing internal guidelines, toolkits, and packaged knowledge capital on various legal and business issues
Support, promote and implement Accenture Legal initiatives
Embrace and evolve to gain expertise in seven Contracting attributes, including becoming a pathfinder, an architect, as well as a business-minded, nonconformist, inspired, relevant and technology-enabled contracting lawyer
LLB or JD (or equivalent)
Minimum 4 years of transactional experience in digital, consulting, systems integration, and/or outsourcing areas in roles with increasing responsibility, such experience should be in a law firm or in a fast-paced inhouse role in a relevant industry
Minimum of 2 years of experience negotiating intellectual property and data privacy issues
Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
Proven negotiator with an understanding of principle-based negotiation strategy and tactics including the ability to present alternatives with proposed solutions
Proven ability to efficiently manage a large volume of transactions independently
Experience negotiating and drafting technology-based agreements
Understand basic principles of finance, accounting, marketing, and management
Strong executive presence
Good understanding of contracting/risk issues, including IP, as they apply to digital, consulting, systems integration, and outsourcing transactions
Excellent oral and written communication skills
You will also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
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