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Contract Manager

  • Type Job
  • Degree Master
  • Location London, United KingdomFenchurch Street 30LondonGBGreater LondonEC3M 3AD
  • Posted
  • Start date -
  • Deadline -
  • FULL_TIMEITManagement consulting

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Job Summary 

Manage a variety of government, international, and commercial contracts and subcontracts in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws, and customer requirements.  Provide on-site advice to Accenture’s business units and project teams on contract management and policy compliance matters.

The Contract Manager may manage more than one engagement or, alternatively, be full-time on a single engagement (depending on the size/complexity of the agreement) or may work within a service centre function.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responds to complex inquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions
  • Identifies risks and issues, suggests alternatives that lead to the best solution
  • Reviews and manages contractual obligations of the parties and provides continual review to ensure that all terms and conditions are met
  • Prepares and disseminates information regarding contract status, compliance, modifications, etc.
  • Responsible for consultation and escalation to a senior director, of contractual, business or CM positioning issues which are not solved satisfactorily by the project team in a timely manner
  • Acts as liaison between Accenture and clients/vendors
  • Responsible for assigned Contract Management, project or business personnel adhering to company policies and procedures
  • Responsible for informing the project team of the requirements of the contract and monitoring compliance
  • Develops and integrates contract management tools, templates, methods and processes for the engagement
  • Achieves a reasonable level of understanding of Accenture’s major business areas (System Integration and/or Outsourcing) in order to communicate effectively with project Senior Executives and provide relevant advice.  May provide training to Contract Management personnel.
  • May lead small OG sub-teams in country/regions where each OG has less than five assigned Contract Management professionals.
  • Actively involved in regional and global Contract Management initiatives.

What skills & experience are we looking for?

  • Strong leadership, influencing, management and teaming skills with strong exec presence
  • Demonstrated successful leadership and oversight of contract management team
  • Comprehensive knowledge of general corporate business practices, government and commercial contracting regulations and principles, subcontracting practices, and accounting and finance principles
  • Experience of working with Consulting and BPO arrangements for Travel clients
  • Demonstrated an understanding of providing contract management within a multi geo and heavily regulated air transportation environment
  • Demonstrated successful management of managing multiple complex contracts
  • Extensive experience of drafting complex contract documents, leading on contract negotiations with ability to handle internal and external legal counsels.
  • Comprehensive understanding and experience of data security principles and ongoing compliance
  • Collaborative and persuasive; able to influence executives and non-executives
  • Resolve complex contracts and pricing issues

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