Job Opening: Accenture

Job Role: Legal Operations Strategic Programs and Operations Associate Manager

Location: Delhi


  • Legal Operations: All teams
  • Other Corporate Functions: Legal Marketing & Communications (M&C); Legal Finance Key Responsibilities 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 and Experience Required The following elements are required:
  • 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.
  • 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) The following elements are preferred:
  • Demonstrable knowledge of FORM or other project management methodologies and application to practical examples. The following elements are helpful:
  • Knowledge of strategy and operating model frameworks.
  • Exposure to data analytics, including modelling and visualization.
  • Interest and/or exposure to the Legal sector. Skills Required
  • 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
  • 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. Personal Qualities Required
  • 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. Application Documentation

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