Job Description

Accenture Federal Services is seeking an attorney to join our team who can serve as a partner to business leadership in shaping and executing our market-facing strategies.  Our Complex Contracting Attorney will advise business partners with legal strategies, manage complex issues and provide innovative and effective legal solutions for mission-sensitive projects. You will negotiate complex transactions with U.S. Government agencies, contractors, cloud and technology providers. This opportunity will allow you to collaborate as a true partner for our business and address new legal challenges with some of our most transformational work!
Key Responsibilities: 

  • Draft, negotiate and review third-party transactions to be most advantageous from a legal, strategic and business perspective
  • Proactively identify and communicate risk to business teams and company leadership and provide recommendations on how to mitigate that risk
  • Manage outside counsel and advise senior business clients on financially significant and complex matters 
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with AFS cross-functional teams and leadership
  • Educate and provide guidance to contract managers, subcontract and procurement teams

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience at a law firm, U.S. government, or in-house legal department
  • 3 years of experience in federal procurement applying the FAR/DFARS in the context of complex IT or integration
  • Juris Doctorate degree
  • US Citizenship

Professional Skill Qualifications:

  • Fluency with key laws and regulations pertaining to federal procurement and federal contractors
  • Ability to translate complex legal/regulatory concepts to business partners
  • Ability to effectively partner with business clients to jointly solve issues throughout contract life cycle
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative business environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with GSA procurement
  • Experience with complex IT contracting
  • Experience with contract dispute resolution and bid protests
  • Experience with workout of complex challenged contracts
  • Experience with the full scope of a federal procurement cycle, including market research, RFP review, Q&A, proposal development, post-award analysis, and contract negotiations
  • Experience with non-FAR government procurement and commercial contracting

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