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Federal - Legal Strategic Programs and Operations Consultant

Arlington, VA 22212

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, VA

We are:

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

Our Legal team includes Legal, Contract Management, Governance & Policy, and the office of the Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer. Together we help AFS achieve high performance, operating effective systems of compliance and risk management, and creating a culture of trust and integrity where people are free to do their best work.

You are:

A talented Legal Strategic Programs and Operations Consultant to be part of a team delivering cross-functional initiatives in technology, data analysis & reporting, process improvement, and resource management. Reporting to the Strategic Programs and Operations Senior Manager, you have strong organizational skills, a collaborative work style, superior communications skills, attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple work streams in a fast-paced environment.

The work:

Execute initiatives to increase Legal operational efficiency and effectiveness. Examples include: workflow analysis, technology planning, design of dashboards & reports, matter management systems, benchmarking

Assist functional leads within the Legal function (e.g. Litigation, Employment Law) in their delivery of services across AFS

Support planning and execution of Legal team meetings, including agenda, content development, action tracking

Optimize Legal department SharePoint sites, portal presence

Coordinate communications for assigned initiatives, including team calls, agenda and materials to keep relevant stakeholders informed and engaged

Help manage the critical path, project dependencies, completion, milestone compliance and cost/budget of Legal department initiatives

Drive special projects

Support development and ongoing maintenance of key metrics and reports

Here's what you need:

+ Must be a US Citizen

+ Bachelors degree

+ 3 years experience in consulting or program management

+ Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint)

Bonus points if you have:

+ Demonstrated ability to develop strong (visual) and concise deliverables

+ Self-motivated and ability to quickly pivot to changes in scope

+ Willingness to operate successfully in a lean, fast-paced environment

+ Ability to establish and meet deadlines, work independently and accurately under pressure, and manage multiple projects and priorities

+ Very strong written and verbal communications skills

+ Comfortable translating complex data sets into meaningful insights and deliverables

+ Experience in developing, implementing, and enhancing business processes

+ Experience in implementing technology systems or tools

Important Information

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

Accenture is a federal contractor, 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.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.


Posted: 2020-10-12 Expires: 2020-11-11

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