Contract Associate Manager

Accenture

Job information

Company: Accenture

Location: London

Education: Advanced degree

Benefits: up to £60,000 depending on experience + benefits

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Job Summary:
Provides support to the Contract Management team or directly to the Client Engagement team to enable the administration of government, international and commercial contracts and subcontracts in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws, and customer requirements.  Responsible for tracking and monitoring contract changes, deliverables, correspondence and risks, and maintaining associated documentation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participates in Contract Management and Project Management teams to support contract and subcontract compliance
  • Generates reports required to monitor contract compliance
  • Responsible for ensuring that where Contract Management is deployed, contract compliance is maintained and issues resolved.  If the contract is not complied with or issues are not resolved they must be promptly escalated to their Contract Management line manager
  • Identifies contract management issues and proposes solutions for approval
  • Provides negotiation support as required 
  • Independently works at smaller engagements or works within team at a large, complex engagement; may work within a service center administrative function
  • Independently applies the contract management tools and techniques to assigned projects
  • Supports training activities for Contract Management personnel
  • Working knowledge of Accenture policy and Contract and Commercial Management Processes preferred
  • Ability to act as a temporary back-up for a project Contract Manager
  • Specialized subject matter expertise

Relationships:

  • May have sole contract management oversight of a small to mid-size client

Reports to:

  • Contract Manager or Senior Contract Manager

Supervises:

  • Supervise Career Level 11 (Analyst) & 10 (Senior Analyst) personnel

External Relationships

  • May interface with client procurement personnel

Qualifications:
Education:

College degree required; advanced degree in business, contract management, law or engineering preferred.

  • Membership in the International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) or National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and professional certification are a plus

Work Experience:

  • Good level of experience in the contract management/procurement/legal/finance field

Work Requirements:

  • Travel as required

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Understands basic contracting principles
  • Detail-oriented, organized, flexible
  • Able to set priorities and juggle multiple demands 
  • Active engagement in regional CM initiatives.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Able to apply sound business judgment
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Please also note that 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, or gender identity.

Closing date for applications  30 April 2016. Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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Company: Accenture

Location: London

Education: Advanced degree

Benefits: up to £60,000 depending on experience + benefits

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