Contract Specialist with German (Prague location)

Accenture Services, s.r.o.

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Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Accenture is currently seeking a Contract Specialist who is looking for an exciting and challenging career with Accenture – an employer that enables you to make a real difference.
The Contract Specialist will facilitate the development and execution of a variety of third party commercial contracts in accordance with our client’s policies and procedures, applicable laws, and other requirements. The Contract Specialist may provide guidance to the client’s business units and project teams on contract management and policy compliance matters, and may lead more than one engagement.
Depending on the size and complexity of the agreement, the Contract Specialist may be full-time on a single engagement. This is a non-attorney position.
This role will be primarily based in Accenture with occasional travel to the client offices in UK or other European client sites.
The primary categories of contract expertise are IT, Marketing, Facilities, logistics and Corporate and Professional Service.

Employee perks, benefits

Package of benefits

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

The key aspects and responsibilities of your role will be:
• Draft and negotiate Agreements based on both client templates and supplier templates;
• Prepare and disseminate information regarding contract status, compliance, modifications;
• Consulting and escalating positioning issues which are not solved satisfactorily by the project team in a timely manner;
• Act as the primary contact between the project team or business unit and corporate legal counsel, ensuring that all legal and contractual matters are addressed efficiently and promptly;
• Issue necessary modifications to clarify questions concerning such topics as specification changes, language ambiguities or clarification of contract clause;
• Assist with training and coaching to other contract Senior Analysts on legal review and interpretation; 
• Ensure that all contracts and agreements are filed in the contract repository; and
• Maintain and update contract databases and disseminate information as appropriate.
  What skills, qualifications and competencies do I need?:
 • Bachelor’s or postgraduate degree or equivalent experience;
• Solid experience working with a variety of contract types (i.e. preparing, reviewing and negotiating) and contract processes (i.e. implementation, etc.);
• Past experience with drafting agreements in any of the following areas: IT, Marketing, Logistics, Professional Services, Facilities, MRO;
• Fluent in German on a native speaker level;
• Must be able to clearly state and convey legal positions both with our clients and suppliers;
• Must have exceptional attention to detail;
• Knowledge and understanding of procurement industry is an advantage;
• Experience with contract reporting necessary (i.e. total number of contracts, number of suppliers under contract, and other indicators) to assess progress and effectiveness of the contract function;
• Experience responding to complex enquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions;
• Demonstrated ability to deliver results with cross-functional teams;
• Strong proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word; and
• Occasional travel.

Req. Code : 00400797
Division/Department : Accenture BPO


Brief description of the company

Accenture’s Services workforce is a dedicated team of people who work on outsourcing engagements. These are long-term partnerships with clients for whom we manage and provide increasingly specialized business operations, such as finance and accounting, IT, applications development and maintenance, help desk services, and HR. We not only maintain key business functions for clients, we constantly seek to improve them to help our clients move ahead of the competition.

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Accenture Services, s.r.o.
V Parku 12
148 00 Praha
ID: 2818399   Datum zveřejnění: 19.11.2016  
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