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Enterprise Legal: Healthcare Transactional Lawyer
Accenture - Ottawa, ON

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practice provides or manages all legal advice and support to Accenture. We provide objective, focused, practical advice and solutions, based on an understanding of the law and Accenture's business. We work closely with each engagement team to find ways to maximize revenues and manage risk.

Job Summary:
Review, draft and negotiate a large number of medium to complex client transactions within a corporate environment. Advise company leadership on legal risks associated with such transactions. Specifically this role will serve Accenture's services in the commercial and government clients in the health services and health insurance sectors.

Key Responsibilities


Strategize with company executives prior to client negotiations

Stay abreast of and provide counsel on laws and regulations and risks governing consulting, technology and outsourcing services provided to health insurance clients and healthcare provider clients

Structure client transactions to be most advantageous from a legal and business perspective

Counsel, advise, and consult company executives based on accurate interpretation of contract documents and the facts of a business opportunity

Represent company's interests and interface directly with client counsel and negotiating teams

Educate company executives in regard to legal and risk management issues

Stay abreast of legal developments affecting the company, its clients, and industries and synthesize the information to incorporate it into company's transactional practices

Oversee, counsel, guide, train and support junior transactional attorneys

Develop internal guidelines, toolkits, and packaged knowledge on various legal and business issues

Develop subject matter expertise in one or more areas that benefit Legal and/or our business

Support, promote and implement Legal Group initiatives

Stay abreast of and provide counsel on laws and regulations and risks governing consulting, technology and outsourcing services provided to health insurance clients and healthcare provider clients


: Enterprise/Legal


: Toronto or Ottawa, ON


Basic Qualifications (Must-Have Skills/Experience):
Work Experience:
3+ years of transactional experience in consulting, systems integration, and/or outsourcing areas in roles with increasing responsibility, such experience should be in a law firm or in a fast-paced corporate legal/transaction group for a consulting, systems integration, and/or outsourcing services vendor

1+ years of experience serving clients in the health market sector; strong preference for direct experience at a health insurance company

Preferred Skill Requirements:
Experience negotiating complex legal and business issues

Experience in Government procurement (State/Local, Federal/Provincial)

Proven ability to efficiently manage a large volume of transactions

Experience in independently managing and drafting transactional documents and correspondence

Understanding of Intellectual Property issues as they apply to consulting, systems integration, and outsourcing transactions

Understand basic principles of Finance, Accounting, Marketing, and Management

Professional Requirements:
Able to present alternatives and proposed solutions

Responsive and follows through on commitments

Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills

Ability to apply judgment to broaden influence

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Proficient in MS Office suite of products

Work Requirements

: Minimal Travel required (25% or less)

Accenture does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis covered by local law.

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with 257,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world's most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US $27.9 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2012. Its home page is

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