24 days old

Security Legal Counsel

Washington, DC 20020

Organization: Corporate Functions/Legal
Location: Negotiable

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions underpinned by the worlds largest delivery network Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 505,000 people serving clients in more than 200 cities with operations across 51 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.

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.

Job Description

The Global Services Legal team is a strategic partner and a product counsel for the four Service lines of Accenture, i.e. Interactive, Strategy & Consulting, Technology and Operations. The Global Services Legal team is now looking to appoint a legal counsel to join the Security Legal team.

Accenture Security is a part of Accentures Technology service line; its goal is to help Accentures clients prepare for and protect against an expanding threat landscape, detect malicious activity in their environments, and respond and recover in the event of a security incident. Click here (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/services/security-index) for more information on Accenture Security.

Key areas of responsibility for the Security Counsel role include:

+ Work with the business to assess new Security offerings, develop risk mitigation strategies and enable the go to market strategy;

+ Team with Accenture regulatory and compliance counsel to analyze and provide advice regarding applicable regulations and anticipate the impact of regulatory changes on the business;

+ Develop guidance and templates for Security offerings to enable Accentures client-facing Legal team to efficiently handle day-to-day contracting;

+ Develop and deliver clear communications, guidance, and trainings regarding legal considerations for the offering development and sales teams

+ Build and maintain strong collaborative relationships within the business and Legal organizations

+ Collaborate with business and legal in support of thought leadership activities

+ Help evaluate prospective acquisition targets and shape post-merger integration strategy

Basic Qualifications:

+ JD degree or equivalent degree and licensed and active member in good standing of State Bar

+ Minimum of 6 years legal experience

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Functional understanding cybersecurity industry, including security technologies and legal issues related to cybersecurity services

+ Strong understanding of intellectual property commercial and transactional issues

+ Ability to draft templates and negotiate agreements, including but not limited to MSAs, technology agreements

+ Experience analyzing complex facts and situations to provide risk analysis and recommendations

+ Understanding or willingness to learn applicable regulatory landscapes as required for the offerings, including with respect to data protection and privacy

+ Used to working in diverse teams, with ability to influence and collaborate with multiple stakeholders to drive successful results

+ Track record of developing trusted relationships with business

+ Experience reviewing, drafting, and negotiating client and supplier agreements (including e.g. security services, outsourcing)

+ Providing guidance and training to business and other Legal teams

Professional Skills:

+ Exceptional organisational and communication skills

+ Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

+ Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

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.

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.

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

For details, view a copy 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 considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation 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

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.

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.

Unless expressly indicated, this role is not open in the state of Colorado.


Posted: 2021-03-22 Expires: 2021-05-12

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