Contracting Counsel

Accenture Oy
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Contracting Legal Professionals (CLP) in Accenture’s Corporate Functions organization coordinate and deliver legal, contract and commercial counsel in support of Accenture's business. CLPs identify and help manage and mitigate risk and ensure ethical behavior and compliance with laws and company policies, while providing guidance and negotiating contracts leveraging commercial and market relevant positions.

What we offer:

  • Independently, and help to, structure, negotiate and close client transactions to be most advantageous from a legal and business perspective
  • Strategize with senior CLPs and internal business clients prior to client negotiations
  • Stay abreast of developments affecting the company, its clients, and industries and synthesize the information to incorporate it into company’s transactional practices
  • Educate and advise company executives with respect to legal and risk management issues
  • Develop subject matter expertise in one of more areas that benefit Legal and/or our business
  • Participate in developing internal guidelines, toolkits, and packaged knowledge capital on various legal and business issues
  • Support, promote and implement Legal Group initiatives
  • Embrace and evolve to gain expertise in seven Contracting attributes, including becoming a pathfinder, architect, business-minded, nonconformist, inspired, relevant and technology enabled contracting professional

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.

Role description:

Review, draft, and negotiate several types of contractual agreements in a fast-paced corporate environment which may include: master services agreements, outsourcing agreements, statements of work, service level agreements, licensing agreements, SaaS agreements, data transfer agreements, requests for proposals and agreements involving cloud, blockchain security, automation, systems integration and agile development. Team with more senior CLPs in supporting more complex contracts and deal structures. Act, and continuously evolve as, a knowledgeable and relevant advisor on legal and commercial risks associated with transactions.

Qualifications:

  • Master of Laws
  • Minimum 4 years of transactional experience in digital, consulting, systems integration, and/or outsourcing areas in roles with increasing responsibility, such experience should be in a law firm or in a fast-paced corporate legal/transaction group in a relevant industry
  • Experience negotiating technology-based arrangements
  • Experience in independently managing and drafting transactional documents and correspondence
  • Experience resolving, drafting for, and negotiating, complex legal and business issues
  • Proven ability to efficiently manage a large volume of transactions
  • Strong executive presence
  • Basic understanding of contracting/risk issues, including IP, as they apply to digital, consulting, systems integration, and outsourcing transactions
  • Experience in digital offerings and licensing
  • Able to present alternatives and proposed solutions
  • Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting
  • Ability to apply judgment to broaden influence
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office suite of products

Work Requirements:

  • Some travel required.

Relationships:

Reports to: Contracting Lead, Market Unit Legal Director

Supervises: No direct supervisory responsibility
External Relationships: Accenture client executives and negotiating teams, outside counsel, client commercial and legal teams

Location:

Helsinki, Finland or Stockholm Sweden

Equal is greater than - Accenture welcomes and encourages applications from diverse backgrounds related to gender, age, ethnicity, culture, race, religion and belief, disability, nationality, sexual orientation and gender identity. Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values, providing an environment where everyone brings distinct experience, talent and culture to their work. We invite you to be part of this diversity!

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