Procurement Contract Manager

  • 13th month + holiday allowance
  • 20 + 12 holidays
  • Hospitalization and group insurance
  • Bonus program
  • Training & learning opportunities
  • Green mobility program
  • Flexible rewards program
  • Eco-cheques
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Accenture is one of the world’s leading providers of sourcing and procurement services, we help our clients architect, build and operate high performance procurement organizations through our global and flexible solutions. At Accenture we partner with forward-thinking business leaders, of the world’s most dynamic companies, to transform procurement and drive sustainable changes to their cost structures.

As one of the leading procurement outsourcing analysts, Accenture excels at helping companies build the foundation for long-term growth. We are committed to delivering exceptional service through our exceptional people, and as an employee you’d enjoy a fulfilling career in an innovative environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life.

Accenture is currently seeking a Contract Service Manager with Dutch who is looking for an exciting and challenging career with Accenture – an employer that enables you to make a real difference.

The Contract Service Manager will facilitate the development and execution of a variety of third party commercial contracts in accordance with our client’s policies and procedures, applicable laws, and other requirements. The Contract Service Manager may provide guidance to the client’s business units and project teams on contract management and policy compliance matters, this is a non-attorney position.

Your job

  • Draft and negotiate Agreements based on both client templates and supplier templates;
  • Prepare and disseminate information regarding contract status, compliance, modifications;
  • Consulting and escalating positioning issues which are not solved satisfactorily by the project team in a timely manner;
  • Act as the primary contact between the project team and/or business unit and corporate legal counsel, ensuring that all legal and contractual matters are addressed efficiently and promptly;
  • Issue necessary modifications to clarify questions concerning such topics as specification changes, language ambiguities or clarification of contract clause;
  • Ability to contribute to creation of Market Insights and capture procurement contracting best practice and industry trends;
  • Ensure that all contracts and agreements are filed in the contract repository; and maintain and update contract databases and disseminate information as appropriate.
Your team

Our team includes 18 legal professionals located in Prague and London with a diverse culture, legal and language background. We are a passionate team whose priority is to provide the best quality service to our client.

We solve our clients' toughest challenges by providing unmatched services in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. We partner with more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, driving innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. With expertise across more than 40 industries and all business functions, we deliver transformational outcomes for a demanding new digital world.

Accenture Operations combines technology that digitizes and automates business processes, unlocks actionable insights, and delivers everything-as-a-service with our team's deep industry, functional and technical expertise. So you can confidently chart your course to consuming your core business services on demand, accelerate innovation and speed to market. Welcome to the "as-a-service" business revolution.

Your background
  • Fluent Dutch and English speaking and writing skills are mandatory.
  • Bachelor’s or postgraduate degree or equivalent experience;
  • Solid experience working with a variety of contract types (i.e. preparing, reviewing and negotiating) and contract processes (i.e. implementation, etc.);
  • Past experience with drafting agreements in any of the following areas: IT, Marketing, Logistics, Professional Services, Facilities, MRO;
  • Must be able to clearly state and convey legal positions both with our clients and suppliers;
  • Must have exceptional attention to detail;
  • Knowledge and understanding of procurement industry is an advantage;
  • Experience with contract reporting necessary (i.e. total number of contracts, number of suppliers under contract, and other indicators) to assess progress and effectiveness of the contract function;
  • Experience responding to complex enquiries regarding contract obligations and redlines/revisions;
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results with cross-functional teams ; and
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word.
Our offer

Accenture is an incredible place to work - and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation.  Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re really proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow - whatever it is you're great at. So you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.

Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:

  • 13th month + holiday allowance 
  • 20 + 12 holidays 
  • Laptop and smartphone
  • Hospitalization insurance and extensive group insurance package
  • Bonus program
  • Training & learning opportunities
  • Green mobility program: e-bikes, public transport, bike 2 work allowance,…   
  • Flexrewards: decide on your rewards package with our flexible benefits tool
  • Discount program: get discounts at your favorite (online) shops
  • Employee shares purchase plan
  • Eco-cheques
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Application process

We believe it is crucial that you know where you stand during your application, and what the next steps are. Our process is short - but thorough - and we'd like to get to know you, and see if we are a great fit. Please connect with our recruiters in case of questions.

Apply

Found a fitting vacancy or role? Great! Apply by sending in your CV and cover letter and let's get started. Contact our recruiters in case of questions, they are here to help and guide you.

First Interview

During the interview, we'd love to get to know you and see if there is a match with our brand and brand values. We will discuss your ambitions and past experiences and tell you all you want to know about the role.

Second Interview

In the second interview, our senior management would love to get to know you. We will continue to discuss your ambitions, past experiences and we can answer any question you have about the position and work at Accenture.

Offer

If we are all happy to proceed after the interviews, we'd like to make you an offer to join Accenture. We hope we can welcome you soon as a new colleague!

Onboarding

We'd like to welcome you to Accenture and are excited that you have accepted our job offer and agreed upon your start date. You will meet all the other new joiners and continue your career at Accenture.

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