Senior Legal Counsel Indirect Procurement IS&T (M/F)

Date: 6 janv. 2023

Lieu: Saint-Ouen, FR

Entreprise: Alstom

Req ID:394201 

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



  • Playing a vital part in the Legal Procurement team, you will be also closely advising the IS&T Procurement Director.
  • Reporting to the Legal Indirect Procurement Director, your remit will include, but not be limited to:
  • Drafting and negotiating high value agreements for the whole Alstom Group including Software Agreements, Master Services Agreement, Telephony & Mobile Agreements, Services Agreements, Specific Project Agreements, Settlement Agreements.
  • Advising stakeholders on data privacy, GDPR, Intellectual property, Export Control and Cybersecurity;
  • Reviewing and giving guidance on newly introduced legislation and the potential impact on Legal Procurement;
  • Contract Review and Negotiation: monitor and improve agile process for contract development, review and negotiation; advise all levels of business partners on a broad array of Procurement business transactions; update and develop standard documentation to protect company’s best interests on contractual commitments, balance and optimize risks and ensure company is protected legally.
  • Legal support to Procurement managers on claim management, dispute settlement and other legal issues arising at contract execution stage.
  • Ensure regular reporting of quality and as part of such be able to identify risk and opportunities and escalate to management.
  • Interface with external law firms;
  • Facilitate trainings and awareness sessions on Legal Procurement topics as well as other legal topics

Technical Knowledge / Experience


As Senior Legal Counsel IS&T:

  • you are a French and/or European qualified lawyer (Master degree) with at least 10 years of relevant working experience gained as in-house legal counsel and/or in private practice in an international setting;
  • you have proven experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating (international) commercial contracts on the one hand and compliance (e.g. anti-bribery, anti-corruption, fraud, antitrust, export control, privacy, Enterprise Risk Management) on the other hand;
  • you have a strong business acumen, a robust yet flexible personality, good communication skills (oral and written) and are able to operate in a multi-cultural and multi-jurisdictional environment.
  • you have demonstrated experience directly advising non-legal people on complex business arrangements involving complex legal issues, in terms they can understand -international commercial transactional experience;
  • you have the knowledge/experience of IS&T Contractual Procurement (software, licenses, outsourcing...etc)
  • you have a strong knowledge/experience as digital lawyer (owned software protection, sales model with associated contractual frame, use of open source software ...) 
  • you are proficient in English (working language). Knowledge of one or more other languages is considered a plus.


Business Understanding 


Knowledge of Procurement considerations in a multi-cultural environment with major market key players.
Experience and comfort working in a worldwide matrix-based organization.

Behavioral Skills

As Senior Legal Counsel, you are:

Strong Team Player - Contribute to the Indirect Procurement Legal Department systematical development and play as a team member with the other members in the Legal functions and collaborate on cross-border or multiple jurisdictional transactions.

Detailed and results-oriented, with outstanding organizational and analytical skills. Demonstrated business savvy with the ability to work successfully with high level business clients and to evaluate and to accept appropriate risk-taking to protect shareholder value.

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.