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Global Sourcing Manager

Accenture, IL - Chicago, USA

Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.


Basic Qualifications J.D.

  • Minimum of 4 years of commercial transactional experience in a law firm or in a fast-paced corporate legal group

  • Minimum of 3 years leading legal support in drafting and negotiating technology focused client facing and/or vendor facing agreements (i.e. software as a service agreements, software license agreements, software development agreements, data licenses, data feed agreements, consulting service agreements and /or technology focused outsourcing agreements)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated business/commercial acumen.

  • Pragmatic and practical approach to legal advice and legal support.

  • Skilled at explaining legal issues and the real-world impact of the issues in a way that is understood by non-lawyers.

  • Strong negotiation skills, including internally within the company and with suppliers.

  • Deep skills in contracting and drafting.

  • Familiarity with data privacy issues in SaaS, cloud, data feeds and data licenses.

  • Experience in complex technology and/or IT outsourcing transactions within a large corporation, consulting firm, government agency or law firm.

  • Interest in technology, especially digital technologies.  Interest in or prior experience with cloud computing, contract manufacturing, software embedded in devices, analytics and/or the “internet of things” is a plus.

  • Familiarity with issues in software or data licensing and software as a service deals, with expertise in issues from both the supplier and customer side.

  • Understanding of software product development, including third party components and integrations and open source issues.

  • Ability to travel up to a few times a year.

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong professional presence and ability to work effectively with senior business leaders to influence and make significant decisions. 

  • Good judgment, an ability to prioritize and make decisions, and spot and mitigate risks.

  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member. 

  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently manage a large volume of transactions. 

  • Good organizational, prioritization and time management skills.

  • Thrives in a constantly changing environment by showing high adaptability.

  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

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

Pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, if you are located in Colorado, the expected salary range for this role is $127,500 - $203,999and information on benefits offered is here.  If you are not located in Colorado, the salary range may be different.



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