Posted: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 4:45 AM
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Job Title and Objective
Legal Counsel NAM
Provide legal support to the NAM Region in all domains linked to the business activities but with a particular focus on tenders, bids and contracts of particular complexity such as Turnkey or Public Private Partnership projects.
Responsibilities and Accountabilities
The position covers the following main tasks and missions in all domains linked to the business activities of the NAM Region:
:Supporting the preparation and negotiation of tenders and contracts with a focus on railway infrastructure projects.
:Handling complex "turnkey" and PPP projects. In this context, involvement in all types of agreements forming part of the nexus of contracts for such projects (EPC Contracts; Concession Agreements; Supply Agreements; Consortium Agreements; Maintenance and Services Agreements; Financing Agreements; etc.)
:Providing legal support to projects under execution, including sourcing and supply chain issues
:Issuing legal analysis, legal assessments and other types of legal advice.
:Providing legal support on claims and other contentious matters including settlement drafting and negotiation or in:house supervision of litigation and arbitration.
:Promoting and enforcing the application in the Region of the relevant Corporate, Sector and Region legal directives and instructions.
:Organizing legal reporting and legal KPIs.
:Organizing legal training.
:Providing legal support on ethics and compliance matters, including the maintenance of Region compliance with federal and state regulations regarding anti:competition, bribery, export/import and other operationally relevant laws and regulations.
The position is part of the NAM Legal and Contract Management department currently composed of around 25 lawyers and contract managers based at various locations in the US and Canada.
Market and Business Understanding
Knowledge of Alstom
Knowledge of other functional areas within the organisation
Knowledge of the domestic environment
Knowledge of the international environment
Juris Doctor (JD) from an accredited law school with bar admission to any State in the US and a focus on business and contracts law.
Experience (Essential Functions)
A minimum of 5 years of work experience in an in:house counsel role or in private legal practice.
Previous experience with and knowledge of the US railway industry, including its regulatory frame, is a plus for this position.
Working Conditions (Industrial/Environmental)
Working conditions, i.e. shifts, overtime, exposure to environmental hazards etc. At
• Location: Manhattan
• Post ID: 96185726 manhattan