Legal & Compliance Manager - Legal & Regulatory, Trade Sanctions & Export Control M/F

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Date: 30 May 2024

Location: Saint-Ouen, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:448733 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



Reports directly to:

Legal & Compliance Director – Legal & Regulatory, Trade Sanctions & Export Control


Missions :

In terms of expertise and responsibilities, the position aims at supporting the Legal & Compliance Director – Legal & Regulatory, Trade Sanctions and Export Control in legal and regulatory matters as they relate to ethics & compliance, in particular:


  • Monitoring of the international trade sanctions and export control legal framework
  • Providing support for the development, implementation and monitoring of a compliance program dedicated to international trade sanctions and export control matters. This includes the deployment of such program by providing appropriate trainings worldwide
  • Assisting the Legal & Compliance Director – Legal & Regulatory, Trade Sanctions and Export Control in providing support to business teams and concerned functions in these two areas of expertise (international trade sanctions and export control) worldwide
  • Providing support for (i) the central coordination and overview of E&C Litigation and arbitration cases with former sales consultants and (ii) the regular reporting to management and statutory auditors as part of Alstom financial review


Also, depending on the assessment of workload and team profiles, as well as the review by the Chief Compliance Officer of tasks efficiency allocations within the team, the candidate needs to be prepared and willing to possibly support in other areas.  


Experience prerequisites & required competences

Graduate Law degree (Master 2 level equivalent)




Familiar with U.S./EU trade sanctions/export control regulations and a real interest in working on these compliance related matters.



  • Previous experience in trade sanctions and/or export control matters in an international company is a plus for this position.
  • Bar Membership and private practice experience in litigation ideally supplemented with advanced awareness of white collar crime regulations is also a plus for this position.
  • In view of the international nature of the company’s activities, previous positions in an international business environment
  • 5/7 years+ of experience in a professional field in law field
  • Experience in legal and regulatory matters,
  • Similar experience in an international business
  • Excellent English language skills. Fluent in French.


Competencies & Skills 

  • Open-minded, problem-solving, tactful and intellectually flexible,
  • Ability to understand and handle complex legal and compliance issues.
  • Ability to sound risk analysis and reasoning.
  • Eager to keep your legal knowledge up-to-date with international developments and to translate this knowledge into applicable compliance policies.
  • Willingness to take initiatives, responsibilities and challenge others.
  • Good inter-personal and communications skills.
  • Ability to develop a role model for others in a domain where the “tone from the top” is crucial.
  • Ability to interact well with peers at headquarters, country or regional level


Location : France - Saint-ouen-sur-seine



You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.



Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: MBA, Manager, Management

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