Ethics & Compliance Manager - Third Party Evaluation & Process

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Date: 07-Jan-2023

Location: Saint-Ouen, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:385242 

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

Reports to:

E&C Director –Third Party Evaluation & Process


Network & Links   


Legal & Compliance function of the Regions, Ethics & Compliance function at HQ level, Management Team of the Regions, E&C Ambassadors, Finance function, Tender Control Department, CSR & Procurement.


Law Firms, Auditors, Compliance Officers of business partners/customers and financial institutions (e.g. World Bank), third party due diligence service providers


Key accountabilities:

In terms of expertise and responsibilities, the position involves supporting the Ethics and Compliance Director – Third Party Evaluation and Process in the design and implementation of the third party evaluation processes as part of the compliance program of the company, in particular:


  • Support in the design, continuous improvement and implementation of thedue diligence processes with regard to customers, sales partners,  JV, consortium & M&A partners, and suppliers.
  • Review the E&C tender risk analyses identified as E&C medium risk and propose mitigation plans with the Regional Compliance Officer
  • Review the E&C tender risk analyses identified as E&C high risk and propose mitigation plans with the Regional Compliance Officers for validation by Chief Compliance Officer for high risk
  • Support with the identification and mitigation of Human Rights risks in tenders with the CSR Department
  • Perform E&C due diligence on third parties using third party due diligence tools, as required
  • Coordinate the Sales Partner due diligence process
  • Manage the processing of Sales Partner payment requests
  • Perform checks on the due diligence performed on customers by Regional Compliance Officers
  • Support procurement in the management of identified E&C risks involving suppliers
  • Support in the review and approval of changes to standard E&C contractual provisions
  • Hold awareness sessions on the third party due diligence processes
  • Manage relations with third party due diligence service providers
  • Support the management & filing of due diligence documentation
  • Support in the digitalization of the third party evaluation processes, where feasible
  • Perform analyses on third parties and, where appropriate, approve or reject business compliance-related requests
  • 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 Chief Compliance Officer objectives for the E&C community and the General Counsel objectives for the Legal & Compliance Function.



Educational Requirements  


  • Graduate Law degree or equivalent

Undergraduate university degree in a relevant field well-suited for E&C matters (e.g. forensic investigations, audit, finance)



  • Given the strong interaction between E&C matters and legal matters, a good legal awareness is a plus for this position.
  • Also, in view of the international nature of the company’s activities, previous positions in an international business environment would be a good supplement to the experience profile of the candidate
  • 7 years+ of experience in a professional field in law field
  • Solid experience in legal and regulatory matters,
  • Excellent English language skills.


Competencies & Skills  

  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills.
  • Ability to detect risks, investigate and raise relevant queries in order to properly assess ethical and compliance issues.
  • Organization and data management competencies.
  • Good level of maturity to work independently and take enlightened decisions.
  • Ability to interact with various functions within the company (finance, operations, etc.)





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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