Arlene dela Cruz

Director of Contract Management, Australia & New Zealand, Accenture

Arlene has over 15 years experience as a Contract and Commercial Management leader that thrives on creatively solving complex problems and building strong relationships based on trust and respect.  She has worked across a broad range of industries and geographies including Outsourcing and Technology programs as well as the Sports Management & Marketing fields.  She has a proactive and positive approach with a drive for excellence and exceeding expectations by making the best use of her communication and negotiation skills that focus on integrity and enthusiasm for achieving long term success for everyone.

Arlene is the Director of Contract Management, Australia & New Zealand at Accenture.  In this role, she works with a talented and diverse group of 50 people across A/NZ and 60 people across our Delivery Centers in Asia Pacific managing contracts with an annual value of $1bn.  She is passionate about expanding the overall team capabilities while leveraging their strengths and interests to enable them to bring the best of themselves to work every day.  She coaches the team to unleash their potential through a combination of commitment to service excellence to the business and our clients and by challenging the status quo.   Her top 5 Gallup strengths are:  Positivity – Individualization – Empathy – Developer – Winning Others Over

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