12 days old

Procurement Contract Specialist

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. Procurement Contract Specialist will provide contract drafting, negotiation, and execution support to customers on medium to high complexity contracts. Additionally, you will act as an account liaison to multiple medium/large sized customers.

The Work:
Support negotiation and contract formation activities for medium to high complexity contracts
Enforce processes to effect compliance and management proactively by collaborating with the client and the Sourcing and Category management team.(e.g. change order processes)
Act as a liaison between the client, project team and/or business unit and legal to ensure all legal and contractual matters are addressed
Develop and maintain relationship with clients legal and/or procurement representatives for their respective accounts
Work closely with the client legal team, to ensure seamless contract formation and contract execution support is delivered to the organization
Support negotiation and contract formation activities for medium to high complexity contracts


Heres What You Need:
Bachelors Degree
Minimum 5 years of experience drafting and reading contracts
Bonus Points:
Paralegal certificate or law degree, preferred
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 customers and suppliers at various levels of an organization
Ability to work effectively with multiple customer professionals, in-house lawyers and suppliers
Adaptable communication style to enable conformance with our customers varied corporate cultures and organizational structures
Ability to provide our customers 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.

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

Accenture is 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: 2020-03-20 Expires: 2020-04-19

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