Contract Associate Manager – Accenture – California

Organization: Corporate Functions/Contract Management

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Level: 8 – Associate Manager

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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.

Job Description

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

Complexity and engagement size will be more significant then for Level D personnel.

Active engagement in regional CM initiatives. Basic Qualifications:

Minimum of Bachelors’ degree required

Preferred Qualifications:
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

Minimum 4 years experience in the contract management/procurement/legal/finance field

Specialized subject matter expertise

Proficiency using Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Working knowledge of Accenture policy and Contract and Commercial Management Processes preferred

Professional Skills:
Understands basic contracting principles

Detail-oriented, organized, flexible

Able to set priorities and juggle multiple demands

Strong written and oral communication skills

Able to apply sound business judgment

Ability to act as a temporary back-up for a project Contract Manager

Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Accenture is a federal contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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