Deloitte Enabling Senior Manager - Risk Manager – Cloud Engineering in Seattle, Washington
Deloitte Consulting LLP's Quality and Risk Management Group (QRM)
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Deloitte Consulting LLP s Quality and Risk Management group is seeking Risk Managers who will be responsible for supporting Deloitte Consulting s Cloud Engineering practice. Ideal candidates must have extensive experience in managing the negotiation and administration of large managed services and subscription agreements in a Cloud environment.
Work You ll Do
General duties include:
Guidance and support to senior business leaders within the firm
Serves as liaison between firm leadership and the Office of General Counsel.
Is responsible for advising practice leadership on potential quality and risk management issues within the Cloud Engineering practice.
Provides guidance on risk mitigation strategies, contract formation and contract management;
Facilitates internal compliance with contract terms, risk management policies and procedures, and management directives.
Facilitates engagement review process for higher risk engagements and participates in pricing decisions;
Consults with firm Principals and Directors on Requests For Proposals, Teaming Agreements, and Non Disclosures Agreements;
Conducts Risk Consultations for selected higher risk engagements prior to proposal submission;
Helps interpret contract requirements and obligations and provides guidance to engagement teams.
Negotiates professional services contracts with a primary focus on reducing and mitigating delivery and contractual risks associated with the services being provided;
Professional services contracts include Master Services Agreements, Managed Services Agreements, Subscription License Agreements, Statements of Work, Engagement Letters, Professional Services Agreements, Subcontractor Agreements, Teaming Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements, and other similar or related agreements.
Helps interpret requirements of the contract;
Monitor compliance with professional standards and contractual obligations;
Analyze and assess potential impacts associated with contract delivery risks;
Assist in client negotiations with clients to resolve contractual issues;
Provides guidance to reduce project risks, adjust contract requirements to accommodate changing project circumstances, and manage stakeholder expectations to contractual obligations and agreed upon performance standards.
Experience Requirements: Minimum 10 years of direct contract negotiation and management experience
Significant experience in negotiating managed services agreements and subscription agreements
Significant experience in advising business teams on developing appropriate SLOs/SLAs and credits for cloud offerings
Understands the technology that makes up an end-to-end cloud platform and the services required to configure, deliver, support and manage that platform for clients
Experience in negotiating and managing vendor contracts (buy-side) for third-party software providers
Understanding of the different types of sensitive data (PII, PHI, etc.), the associated risk profile of handling each type of data, and the appropriate risk mitigation strategies to be employed
Education: BBA/BA/BS in related field, Masters Degree is desirable
Travel Requirements: Willingness and ability to travel approximately 50%, flexibility required based on candidate location and role
Other Preferred Skills:
Experience in Consulting field and a professional partnership desirable
Ability to evaluate risks associated with large professional service engagements
Experience supporting contracting for cloud managed services within one or more of the leading cloud services and/or infrastructure companies
Experience developing and delivering training to senior executives on cloud managed services deal structures, contract development, and service delivery quality
Experience advising product development teams on risk matters
Experience structuring and negotiating license agreements for a software business
Experience in RFP analysis, including contract terms and conditions
Experience and ability to work directly with senior level individuals (internally and externally)
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to handle fast paced, multi-task environment
Ability to work autonomously
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