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Accenture

Special Programs & Operations Associate Manager – Corporate Investigations (R00094798_Chicago)

Business and Financial Operations

All

Yearly

Full Time

No

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Organization: Corporate Functions/Legal

Location: US negotiable

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 674,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at [Register to View] .

People in the Corporate Function 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.

Legal and Commercial Services professionals deliver and coordinate legal, contract and commercial advice and counsel in support of Accenture's or our clients' business, working to manage and mitigate risk and ensure ethical behavior and compliance with laws and company policies.

Job Description

Accenture Legal encompasses ~2800 lawyers, contract management and other professionals in 46 countries, making us amongst the biggest in-house units of our kind globally.

Legal Operations (Legal Ops) provides services to other Legal functions that improve their day-to-day efficiency and effectiveness, facilitate change and control costs. This SPOC role is part of the Strategic Programme & Operations (SP&O) team within Legal Ops.

This is an exciting opportunity within Legal Ops to support the Corporate Investigations team in the strategic development of the function. This includes supporting leaders in monitoring and managing the Business Ethics Line (including allocation of matters and data analysis), internal and external reporting, managing internal escalations and decision-making processes, managing policy initiatives, training curriculum planning and course development, communications and awareness, outside counsel management, and other strategic priorities.

Career growth will be within Legal Ops and while the candidate will be supporting this program for 1-2 years, it is expected that they are building the competencies to be subsequently deployable in any of the Legal functions.

Reports to: Global Strategic Programme Manager

Key Relationships:

  • Lead Investigator / Program Director for Corporate Investigations

  • Other Corporate Investigations and GCCM team members

  • Members of the Legal Operations Executive Leadership Team (LOELT)

  • All teams within Legal Operations

  • Other Corporate Functions: Legal Marketing & Communications (M&C); Legal HR; Legal Finance

The individual will be supporting the projects on several dimensions and is expected to dynamically prioritize this support as needed:

  • Strategy Development: Help shape and develop the overall strategy for Legal including the creation of any themes or pillar and associated initiatives to support execution.

  • Project Shaping & Planning: Undertake project shaping and planning (both in Waterfall and Agile) to ensure there is clarity in how milestones will be met and who is responsible for what activities.

  • Project Reporting & Governance: Create a structure to evaluate success, share information and make decisions

  • Programme Management (PM): Deliver of project management activities and ensure that milestones are met.

  • Communications: Ensure clear Communication and Stakeholder Engagement using different channels, as appropriate, to ensure stakeholders are informed and engaged as they should be.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree/ College Diploma (± 13 Years)

  • Minimum of four years working experience in fast-paced project-based roles, be that consulting to external clients (e.g. in Strategy, Consulting or Digital), consulting internally (e.g. in AEE) or working on important internal initiatives. Relevant pre-Accenture work history will count towards this experience requirement.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven track record of supporting client or internal stakeholders in variety of scoping, planning, execution and monitoring activities.

  • Experience of working across multiple geographic borders and time zones.

  • Knowledge and competence in identifying and helping manage project risks, issues and dependencies.

  • Fluency in Microsoft Office packages (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • Demonstrable knowledge of FORM or other project management methodologies and application to practical examples.

  • Knowledge of strategy and operating model frameworks.

  • Exposure to data analytics, including modelling and visualization.

  • Interest and/or exposure to the Legal sector.

  • Strong evaluation and problem-solving skills: able to identify the real issue, and to anticipate requirements and potential consequences.

  • Logical reasoning: able to demonstrate rationale behind any recommendations and achieve consensus around proposed outcomes

Professional Skills:

  • Strong spoken and written communication skills: able to deal confidently, tactfully and appropriately with people of different disciplines and at all levels of the organization

  • Influencing and negotiation skills: able to build strong relationships with multiple global stakeholders quickly via virtual tools; listen, understand and respond to any concerns.

  • Prioritization skills: Comfortable working within a large and complex environment with multiple stakeholders and interest groups.

  • Task management: Professional and organized approach to delivery. Able to work under pressure and to tight timescales, with minimal supervision.

  • Strategic thinking and innovation: Able to think strategically but also willing and able to roll their sleeves up and do whatever is needed to achieve key Legal Ops objectives, diving into detail where necessary.

  • Influence and communication: Able to be highly credible and persuasive, influencing key stakeholders and effecting change with or without direct reporting authority.

  • Collaboration: Able to work well with others, to build strong relationships, to share knowledge and expertise to foster a sense of trust.

  • Drive: Commitment to getting things done, including self-sufficiency and the lack of need for detailed direction.

  • Flexibility: Ability to manage diary and working pattern to enable more interactions with global stakeholders.

  • Resilience: Able to manage emotions and take steps to manage workplace frustrations constructively; remaining calm and positive under pressure.

  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

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

As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act,Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $97,632 - $161,200 and [Register to View]


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