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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 separate, focused legal function which is integral to Accenture's strategy and created to improve the efficiency and user experience for buyside contracting. It acts as a legal advisory services function that operates at scale and at speed, leveraging new processes and technologies.
Legal Buyside Contracting Role Summary – To provide comprehensive legal support to Procurement and Business teams which includes drafting, reviewing, negotiation and execution of contracts, NDA’s and other documents relevant to procurement support in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws and customer requirements. Provide advisory support to procurement and business teams by driving the creation of templates, standardize the templates, maintain and continuously improve the standard contracts templates and procedures for complex buyside deals in accordance with changing laws and company policies. Develop specialized subject-matter expertise in support area to seamlessly address any potential risks or issues.
Management Level Description
- Requires identifying and assessing complex problems for area of responsibility. Creates solutions in situations in which analysis requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
- Requires adherence to strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near-term goals.
- Interaction is with senior management of the team, internal stakeholders third party vendors, contractors subcontractors etc., involving matters that may require acceptance of an alternate approach..
Authority: Some latitude in decision-making. Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.
Impact or Decision Impact: Decisions have a major day to day impact on area of responsibility.
Scope: Manages large - medium sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role).