17 days old

Procurement Contract Services Associate Manager

Berwyn, PA 19312


We Are:







Accenture is one of the worlds leading providers of sourcing and procurement services, we help our clients architect, build and operate high performance procurement organizations through our global and flexible solutions. At Accenture, we partner with forward-thinking business leaders of the worlds most dynamic companies, to transform procurement and drive sustainable changes to their cost structures.







As one of the leading procurement Business Process Services specialists, Accenture excels at helping companies build the foundation for long-term growth. We are committed to delivering exceptional service through our exceptional people, and as an employee youd enjoy a fulfilling career in an innovative environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life.







Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.







Accenture people build careers in four different areas of our business: Consulting, Technology, Business Process Services and internal Corporate Functions. Each area offers a unique career experience and a compelling mix of work and training opportunities, work environment and structure for career progression.







Business Process Services professionals work on projects across a range of business processes, business applications and information technology. They may provide technology services, such as application management, infrastructure management and systems integration, or they may deliver business process services, including finance and accounting, procurement and human resources. Depending on the role, Business Process Services professionals may be based at a clients office or in one of Accentures 50 delivery centers around the world.











You Are:







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. The Procurement Contract Associate Manager will provide contract, drafting, negotiation, and execution support to customers on complex contracts. In addition, the Associate Manager will identify improvement opportunities within client processes and implement solutions to increase efficiency and best practices.







The Work:









+ Facilitate the completion of commercial document templates, including, but not limited to: services agreements, amendments, addenda, termination letters, etc.



+ Prepare initial contract documents and ensure conformance with standard policies, while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction and responsiveness



+ Work with project teams and customers in-house counsel on progress and barriers



+ Facilitate customers in-house legal review and approval process



+ Manage full mobilization process of new clients including development of contract process, negotiation parameters and alternative language



+ Develop alternative contract language to be used as best practice for back-up positions during negotiations



+ Train newly hired Contract Associates regarding contract review, account management and account resolution



+ Collaborate with Practice Leads on strategy to develop additional capabilities and create efficiencies within the team



+ Provide ad hoc assistance to team members with contract review and negotiations










Heres What You Need:



+ Bachelors Degree


+ Minimum
of 8 years of experience drafting and negotiating contracts






Bonus Points:






+ Paralegal certificate or law degree is preferred


+ Experience managing a team of
contract professionals


+ Strong proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word


+ Proven
ability to work independently and as a team member


+ Strong
communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills


+ Good
organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills


+ Ability to
establish and maintain positive working relationships with clients and
suppliers at various levels of an organization


+ Ability to work
effectively with multiple client professionals, in-house lawyers and
suppliers


+ Adaptable
communication style to enable conformance with our clients varied
corporate cultures and organizational structures


+ Ability
to provide our clients positions on issues effectively, and to reach
resolution in a positive and efficient manner






Applicants for
employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the
future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United
States and with Accenture.





Equal Employment
Opportunity Statement





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. Our rich
diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which
helps us better serve our clients and our communities.





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or local law.





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





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of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement





Requesting An
Accommodation





Accenture is committed
to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or
religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you
are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential
functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable
accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process
are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.





If you would like to be
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needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1
(877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.





Other Employment
Statements





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





Job candidates will not
be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as
part of the hiring process.





The Company will not
discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants
because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the
pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of
their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or
applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation
information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or
charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action,
including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with
the Company's legal duty to furnish information.


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Posted: 2020-11-13 Expires: 2020-12-13

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