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Accenture Contracting Counsel Manager in Singapore, Singapore

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries – powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 505,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

Job Summary: Reviews, drafts and negotiates a large number of client transactions of various levels of complexity within a corporate environment. Advises company leadership on legal risks associated with transactions.

Key Responsibilities:

Oversee, counsel, guide, train and support junior contracting professionals. Stay abreast of contracting developments affecting the company, its clients, and industries and synthesize the information to incorporate it into company’s contracting practices Educate company executives in regard to contracting and risk management issues Represent the company’s interests and interface directly with client negotiating teams Strategize with company executives prior to client negotiations Structure client transactions to be most advantageous from a contracting and business perspective Advise, and consult company executives based on accurate interpretation of contract documents and the facts of a business opportunity Develop internal guidelines, toolkits, and packaged knowledge on various contracting and business issues Develop subject matter expertise in one of more areas that benefit Contracting and/or our business Support, promote and implement Legal Group initiatives

Education:
Bachelors degree in law required; advanced degree in law, business or contract management preferred.

Experience:

Minimum of 6 years PQE including a minimum of 3 years of contracting experience in an appropriate fast-paced corporate environment is essential. Experience in negotiating technology or outsourcing agreements, including consulting, systems integration, software licensing, SaaS or business process outsourcing agreements is preferred. Proven ability to efficiently manage a large volume of transactions Experience negotiating Intellectual Property issues Work Requirements:

Travel may be required Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

Independently manage drafting transactional documents and correspondence Understand basic principles of Finance, Accounting, Marketing, and Management Basic understanding of Intellectual Property issues as they apply to consulting, systems integration, and outsourcing transactions Able to present alternatives and proposed solutions Responsive and follows through on commitments Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills Ability to apply judgment to broaden influence Excellent oral and written communication skills Proficient in MS Office suite of products All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You’ll 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.

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.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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