Senior Legal Counsel

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Date: 23 May 2024

Location: Vado Ligure, 42, IT

Company: Alstom

Req ID:443950 

 

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.

 

 

SENIOR LEGAL COUNSEL

 

Purpose of the job:

Provide senior legal support and expertise with regard to legal issues arising out of the business activity with customers, partners, and subcontractors.

 

The position aims at supporting the business and the Head of Legal/ Head of Legal and Contract Management in all legal matters requiring senior legal expertise, in particular:

Key accountabilities:

  • Prepare, review and negotiate contracts, or other legal documents with an acceptable level of risks              
  • Support the business in all legal and contractual matters including claim management, dispute settlement                                          
  • Contractual and legal evaluation of tender documents          
  • Support the business in proactively managing and instructing litigation, arbitration or other dispute matters                                         
  • Handling of corporate law matters           
  • Promoting 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.

Educational Requirements

Mandatory:

Law degree in business law (Master II)

 

  • At least 7years of relevant experience in an international business environment or law firm.
  • Familiar with international contracts Previous exposure to international practice through studies or work experience
  • Familiar with public tenders
  • Excellent English language skill
  • Competencies & Skills

  • Open-minded and solution oriented
  • Teamwork spirit
  • ability to provide sound risk analysis and reasoning
  •  Willingness to take initiatives and responsibilities Pro-activity & responsiveness
  • Resilience
  • Business minded

 

 

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​

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