Internship - Bonds & Guarantees - Project Management / Digital Integration

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Date: 12-Jun-2022

Location: Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine, J, France

Company: Alstom

Req ID:222888 

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


The Treasury Department has the responsibility of providing the funding and the liquidity for the Group to ensure that each legal entity of the Group has the adequate financial means. Corporate Treasury acts therefore as an internal bank and finally supports the commercial teams to provide financing solutions to our customers.


Within the Treasury, the Bonds & Guarantees Department mission is to provide to the business all financial and technical support related to bonds and guarantees issued by the financial institutions (banks, insurers) and by Corporate entities (Parent Company Guarantees, Letters of Comfort), to comply with the requisites of most of long term contracts in the railway business. It includes the negotiation of bonding lines with the financial institutions, the support to the business at tender stage and during the contract execution, the guarantees issuing process, the reporting to the management and the tool (process tool and database) administration. The Bonds & Guarantees Team is looking for an intern for a 6 months internship. 


Being part of a team based in 4 locations, i.e. France, Germany, Romania, and Switzerland, you will entertain several tasks. You will actively participate to the development and implementation of our new ERP, being in liaisonwith Indian IS&T team. Daily, you will be in contact with international banks and international project teams, you will learn the structuration of financial security package to clients for large & long-term industrial contracts.


Support to the project management of the new ERP for the replacement of the B&G tool : 

  • Assist and support the business project manager in all tasks, secure the delays for deliverables
  • Interact with the project team and IS&T team to ensure that all steps/sections of the deployment are well processed
  • Participate to tests, data cleansing and reports development
  • Develop PowerPoint presentations and Project Management templates to allow a solid visibility to all stakeholders on what has been done, what remains to be done, by whom and when. 

 Monthly reports 

  • To follow the Group exposure, we have created monthly reports, you will run these reports, create monthly PPT reports for the top management
  • The trainee will be part of portfolio analysis and reporting process. 

Reconciliation of ERP positions in respect of bonds and guarantees

  • On a regular basis we run a reconciliation between the banks/Insurances positions and the inhouse ERP used by the Bonds & Guarantees department. The intern ensures that the different stakeholders delivers on the matter and then displays the result to the management.

Bonds & Guarantees issuances

  • On a daily basis, processes and follows in the Bonds and Guarantees tool the issuances, amendments and releases of the bank guarantees on behalf of Alstom’s Subsidiaries: controls the requests from the subsidiaries launched in the tool, interfaces with banks and follows up the issuances in due time.
  • Be the guardian of the rules, you control that processes and corporate instructions are correctly implemented by the subsidiaries.


We are looking for a motivated Trainee keen to develop his/her knowledge on the project management and Trade Finance in International context, with a multi tasks and capabilities orientation.

To be considered for this role, the candidate needs to be able to demonstrate the following skills and attributes.     


  • Oriented Business School, University or Engineering with a component of Finance and/or International Trade Business with a material interest of building up experience/competencies in an international environment.

Technical competencies required for the training:

  • A sense of organization, deliveries and KPI dashboard building/management
  • Advanced knowledge of Pack Office (Excel, Word, PPT…).
  • Good working level in English spoken and written

​​​​​​​Behavioral Competencies:

  • Rigorous, transparent and trust focused



Internship of 6 months 


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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