Accenture
Warszawa Doradztwo / Konsulting

Geographic Compliance and Corporate Legal Counsel Associate Manager with French

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Geographic Compliance and Corporate Legal Counsel Associate Manager with French
Warszawa

Accenture is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Accenture will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Accenture encourages applicants of all ages.

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.

CORE and Global Services (CGS) is a group of legal professionals working and supporting different legal areas such as Compliance, Regulatory Offerings, Ethics, Procurement, Corporate Matters and the Services Areas aligned with the new offerings and technologies such as Strategy & Consulting, Interactive, Technology, Security and Operations.

Job Summary:

Geographic Compliance & Corporate (GCC) Role Summary – To provide comprehensive support to business teams and other areas of Accenture, which includes support on compliance with laws and internal policies, corporate matters and risk mitigation, legal research, legal judgements, corporate matters and risk mitigation, using various tools and methodologies.  The individual also needs to handle responsibilities related to people and process management.

Management Level Description

Complexity:

  • Requires analysis and solving of moderately complex problems. Typically creates new solutions, leveraging and, where needed, adapting existing methods and procedures.
  • Requires understanding of the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.
  • Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor or team leads. Generally interacts with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.

Authority: Requires minimal guidance when determining methods and procedures on new assignments.

Impact or Decision Impact: Decisions often impact the team in which they reside and occasionally impact other teams.

Scope: Manages medium-small sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

Key Responsibilities:

Generic Responsibilities

  • Good understanding of relevant company policies, understands CORE area needs and priorities, strategy, goals, and opportunities, work to enhance subject-matter knowledge and proficiency in the concerned support area, act as a POC and escalation point for support area
  • Supervise the management of SharePoint and communication records, create checklists and other process documents, understand, suggest, and encourage process improvements in the support area, collaborate with tech teams in development of new tool or enhancement of existing ones
  • Represent GLN; directly liaison with internal stakeholders on various issues, build credible and effective relationships with onshore counsels and within GLN team
  • Drive recruitment efforts for the team, effectively manage direct reports and any assigned team, quick conflict resolution, provide team members with positive and developmental feedback, drive Talent Discussions for the assigned team/team members
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to junior members of the team, identify and drive trainings for the team for upskilling and professional development
  • Support implementation of new initiatives in CORE support area or within Legal/GLN, commit to ‘give back’ to GLN/Legal.
  • Specific Responsibilities aligned to Role

  • Provide legal support to Accenture Corporate Functions and other areas on local & global legal matters, acting as Legal POC. Provide legal advice and guidance and respond to inquiries made by various internal teams such as Workplace Solutions, Marketing & Communication, HR, Corporate Citizenship, CIO, IT and business teams, among others, on their daily operation.
  • Provide Legal advice and support various areas of Accenture in the Compliance area, supporting with local Ethics & Compliance matters, Anticorruption, Competition Law, Regulatory, Data Privacy,  Accenture’s policies, Intellectual Property, conflicts of interests and reviews of Codes of Conduct, among others.  Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and with Accenture global and local policies and processes. Flag compliance risks in the day-to-day Accenture operations.
  • Provide Legal support in the review of local & global Data Privacy initiatives. Identify risks according to local law and Accenture policies and flag potential issues.
  • Support Entity Matters operations with various tasks, including drafting of corporate documents, drafting Board of Directors’ resolutions, management of Power of Attorneys, support to PMI processes and maintaining updated databases, among others. 
  • Provide general legal support in different areas collaborating with other Accenture Legal teams, such as Litigation, Employment Law, Taxes, Acquisitions, Administrative Law and Contract Management, among others.
  • Provide training to Accenture teams on matters related to the support to the Corporate Functions.
  • Relationships:

    Supervises:

  • Team members providing services on a process/project or account/portfolio of accounts
  • External Relationships:

  • Accenture Counsels, Client commercial, procurement, contract management, business executives, outside counsels, vendors, corporate function.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 7 to 10 years of experience at law firms or as in-house counsel and/or in legal outsourcing.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Experience in generic legal in-house matters, including but not limited to risk identification and mitigation, compliances,  legal research, etc.
  • Demonstrate very good interpersonal skills, demonstrate promptness, accuracy and consistency with the activities supported, drive tasks to closure, is detail-oriented, with sound judgement, adaptable, with strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Able to work with internal and external teams, and understands delivery requirements, takes End-to-End responsibility of projects and teams, on function specific processes
  • Good understanding of Accenture offerings and function specific services performed, of commercial agreements, legal and compliance fundamentals, of corporate business practices and contracting regulations
  • Build trust-based relationships by delivering on commitments, ability to work under pressure, with exposure to senior management
  • Effectively manage priorities and stakeholder expectations
  • Comfortable with technology and has experience in the use of tools & databases

Behaviors and Attributes:

  • Open to work with and understand cross-cultures and locations throughout Accenture global organization 
  • Understand the value of diversity and recognize the strengths that different styles, innovative perspectives and experiences bring to Accenture 
  • Demonstrate inclusion and respect for all individuals regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, age, disability, culture, social status and/or sexuality 
  • Leader as well as team player, collaborative and persuasive; able to work well with executives and non-executives.

Additional Desirable Criteria:

  • Not Applicable

Work Requirements:

  • Travel may be required
  • Fluency in English (and other language, depending on geography supported) with strong oral and written communication skills.

Permanent Transfer Requirements:

  • Not Applicable

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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.

What can we offer?
  • Using foreign language and new technology solutions daily, cooperating with various global Clients
  • Constant support and clear development path from your first day at office - dedicated Buddy, who will help you in adjusting to the new workplace
  • Focus on your strengths and continuous feedback enable fast professional growth, as well as new skills building by various online and classroom trainings
  • Inclusion and diversity in practice: truly multicultural environment; we support LGBT, people with disabilities and parents. In our culture of equality, people are truly valued for their differences and free to be who they are
  • Flexible approach that allows an appropriate work-life balance where sports activities, outings, volunteering initiatives are part of our regular day-to day life
  • Commitment to reducing our environmental impact in terms of carbon, water and waste across Accenture facilities and in the communities in which we work and live by joining different initiatives
  • Full work comfort - private medical care, life insurance, access to MyBenefit platform, bonuses for referring new employees
  • Modern, ecological office in city center with convenient connection for all means of transport (incl. chill room, game room, free bicycle parking and coffee-breaks at terrace)
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