Legal Counsel

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Date: 18 Nov 2023

Location: Bucharest, B, RO

Company: Alstom


Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 

Job title: Legal Counsel
Based at: Bucharest


For almost 30 years, Alstom has been an innovative pioneer playing an important role in Romania’s transition towards a modern and sustainable railway transport. From state-of-the-art digital rail control, to infrastructure and electrification projects, along with metro trains and the long-term maintenance of the metro fleet in the country’s capital city Bucharest, Alstom is constantly making a difference in the mainline and urban rail transport in Romania.

Through the diversity and complexity of its projects, Alstom is a very attractive employer for the young generations of Romanian specialists, giving them a unique chance to professionally grow in an international environment with access to worldwide knowledge and capabilities.



The position aims at supporting the Cluster/Country Head of Legal in all legal matters arising from the Company's and/or Group's activities, in particular :

Key accountabilities:

  • Handle corporate and company law matters  
  • Prepare, review and negotiate contracts or other legal documents
  • Evaluate tender documents and support with the relative claims
  • Support the business in all legal matters including claim management, dispute settlement, litigation, arbitration or other matters
  • Represent the company before public entities
  • Promote the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct

Performance measurements:   

Objectives, targets and performance measurements are defined on a yearly basis in line with the company’s financial targets, the General Counsel’s objectives for the Legal, Compliance and Contract Management Function.

Experience & Qualification:

  • Law degree in business law (Master II)
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience in an international business environment or law firm
  • Familiar with international contracts; FIDIC is a plus 
  • Familiar with public tenders
  • Fluent in Romanian language
  • Excellent English language skills

Competencies & Skills 

  • Sound legal knowledge
  • Consistent, resilient and eager to learn
  • Business-minded and solution oriented
  • Ability to provide sound risk analysis and reasoning
  • Teamwork spirit and Flexibility
  • Willingness to take initiatives and responsibilities; Pro-activity & responsiveness

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


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