Contract Manager in Lagos, Nigeria

at Accenture

Management Consulting
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Job Description

Contract Management professionals review, draft and negotiate complex client, procurement, alliance, joint venture, mergers and acquisitions, licensing and other contracts within a corporate environment. A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following key responsibilities: 

• Closely follows the strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near term goals

• Interacts with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach

• Manages large - medium sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture

• Responds to complex inquiries regarding Contract obligations and revisions

• Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.

• 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

• Responsible for implementation of CM processes

• Acts as the primary contact between the project team and/or business unit and Legal, ensuring that all legal and contractual matters are addressed efficiently and promptly

• Acts as liaison between Accenture and clients/vendors

• Responsible for 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 in order to communicate effectively with project Senior Executives and provide relevant advice.

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