Legal Executive

Accenture India Private Limited

Gurgaon/Gurugram

Not disclosed

Work from Office

Full Time

Min. 5 Years

Job Details

Job Description

Legal Buyside Contracting Specialist

Job Title: Legal Buyside Contracting Specialist

Level: 9

Overview

Accenture is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Accenture will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Accenture encourages applicants of all ages.

Global Legal Network (GLN) is a group of professionals operating globally from 10 countries. It provides a broad spectrum of differentiated services - focused on delivering value and innovation. We partner with Legal teams across Accenture to build efficiencies and centres of excellence related to Legal services; and through our size, geographic spread and language diversity, the Global Legal Network is able to drive quality, agility and speed in our services, aligned to Accenture’s relentless focus on maximum efficiency and operational effectiveness.

Legal Buyside Contracting is a focused legal function for third party contracting. The team is involved with drafting, reviewing and negotiating third party supplier contracts for Accenture and acts as a legal advisory services function leveraging technology to deliver support.

Job Profile Summary

Draft, review and negotiate the buyside agreements and similar/related documentation with Accenture vendor, to procure various goods and services including but not limited to Contractors, Human Resources Support, IT & Telecom, Marketing & Communications, Workplace Support (Facilities & Services), Software as a Service etc. in accordance with Accenture's vendor's contracting standards, applicable laws, and business requirements to ensure contractual risks are clearly identified and addressed in compliance with Accenture's policies and standards.

Leverage analytics to speed contract review process and calibrate contract risk.

Overall Generic Responsibilities

  • Develop subject-matter knowledge and increase proficiency in the concerned support area and act as its POC
  • Directly liaison with internal stakeholders on various issues and build credible and effective relationships with  the internal stakeholders as well as within the team
  • Support recruitment efforts for the team, supervise resources, and assist the Team Lead or Group lead in people management, as and when required, provide team members with positive and developmental feedback
  • Identify and support any specific trainings for the team, provide coaching and mentoring to junior members of the team
  • Support implementation of new initiatives in Legal Buyside Contracting support area or within Legal/GLN, try to ‘give back’ to GLN/Legal.
  • Manage SharePoint and communication records.

Specific Responsibilities aligned to Role

  • Draft, review and negotiate the supplier/buyside agreements and similar/related documentation with Accenture suppliers, to procure various goods and services including but not limited to Contactors, Human Resources Support, IT & Telecom, Marketing & Communications, Workplace Support (Facilities & Services), Software as a Service etc. in accordance with Accenture’s supplier’s contracting standards, applicable laws, and business requirements.

  • Customize the existing templates in exceptional cases to suit the business requirements thereby ensuring compliance to applicable local laws and Accenture’s supplier’s contracting standards.
  • Review the supplier templates and ensure that the deviations to the Accenture’s supplier’s contracting standards are timely identified and highlighted to the business whenever they pose as risks to Accenture operations.
  • Participate in negotiations by representing company’ s interests and interface directly with client/ vendor negotiating teams with suppliers, third parties, subcontractors etc., to agree to contractual terms in accordance with Accenture’s supplier’s contracting standards, applicable laws, and stakeholder requirements.
  • Liaise and effectively collaborate with internal stakeholders such as deal teams, Solution Architects, Procurement, HR, Workplace, Finance, Marketing & Communications etc., as well as with external parties such as suppliers, external counsel etc. to ensure contractual risks are clearly identified and addressed in compliance with Accenture's policies and standards.
  • Work closely with the stakeholders to help them understand the contractual clauses in terms of interpretation and its applicability in the contract basis the business opportunity.
  • Advise the Business from legal perspective to address the potential contractual risks that may pose as risks to Accenture business operations.
  • Conduct gap analysis and create legal risk assessment by identifying and flagging potential risks to Accenture and/or clauses which are non-negotiable. Provide recommendations to Business and other related stakeholders to sensitize them on the extent of risk Accenture exposes itself in context of the services and to minimize or mitigate such risks effectively.
  • Structure the legal transactions to be most advantageous from a contracting and business perspective and escalate accordingly to the SME/leadership on the deal etc.

Management Level Description

Complexity:

  • Requires analysis and solving of moderately complex problems. May create new solutions, leveraging and, where needed, adapting existing methods and procedures.
  • Requires understanding of the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.
  • Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.

Scope:

  • Manages small teams and/or work efforts at a client or within Accenture

Job role

Work location

Gurgaon

Department

Legal & Regulatory

Role / Category

Civil Law

Employment type

Full Time

Shift

Day Shift

Job requirements

Experience

Min. 5 years

About company

Name

Accenture India Private Limited

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