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FAST Consortium Commercial & Legal Director


15 - 16 years Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)(Law). Any Nationality

, Posted on April 13, 2018 1 Opening

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The future of transportation is already here.
Alstom, with recorded sales of 7.3 billion in the 2016/17 fiscal year, is the world leader in integrated transport systems and continues to push the boundaries of innovation & digital solutions for transportation systems and e-mobility. We are today at the forefront of providing sustainable modes of transport, with the largest range of rail solutions in the market. Headquartered in France and present in over 60 countries, we employ 32,800 people worldwide.
For more information, please visit: http://www.alstom.com/
Hierarchical reporting: VP Legal and Compliance MEA Region
Network & Links:
Internal: , Riyadh Project s Project Directors and team members, Alstom s Contract Managers, In-House lawyers
External: Customer, consortium partners, external lawyers.
Based in Riyadh
Purpose of the job:
The FAST Consortium Commercial & Legal Director is a member of the FAST Consortium (FCC, Samsung, Strukton, Fressynet and Alstom) management team. FAST Consortium is responsible to execute the lines 3,4 and 5 of the Riyadh Metro Project for the client ADA. Appointed by Alstom, the FAST Consortium Commercial & Legal Director will work for the FAST Consortium in respect of commercial and legal matters concerning the Riyadh Metro lines 3, 4 and 5 project. The FAST Consortium Commercial & Legal Director is responsible to develop and propose to FAST Management a legal and commercial strategy for the project, to protect on a daily basis and with a long term strategy FAST and Alstom interests towards the customer. The FAST Consortium Commercial & Legal Director shall seek to have implemented project specific commercial procedures, particularly regarding correspondences, notifications, insurances, and variation requests / orders and claims preparation files; ensures that the projects implement tools for the reliable filing and easy access of the correspondence from, and to, the customer/partners in the project; shall provide support to the FAST management teams in identifying any potential risks that may impact the project; shall animate the legal and CM communities working on the project, in conjunction with FAST s Contract Manager (appointed by FCC).
Main responsibilities :
• Coordinate the FAST s legal and commercial activities, in strict conjunction with other FAST s departments and with prompt and adequate report to Alstom management
• Anticipate events and risks, propose various counter-strategies and solutions to keep the situation under control.
• Reporting on legal matters, change requests and claims status and strategies to FAST Management.
Educational Requirements:
• Degree in law; or
• Degree in Engineering or Finance with knowledge in contractual and legal related matters.
Mandatory experiences:
• Must have a minimum of 15 years experience working in commercial and/or contractual and/or legal matters, better if in the frame of large infrastructural projects.
• Experience in industrial sectors, preferably in the railway business, in oil & gas or other construction-related fields.
• Local (MEA Region) customer experience desirable.
Languages: Excellent communication and presentation skills in English. Fluency in second language (e.g., French) a plus.
Behavioral skills
• Tenacious individual with strong communication, problem-solving, relationship and consensus-building skills.
• Rigorous for reporting and trouble shooting.
• Provides early warnings as soon as unforeseen problems arise, in full transparency and to ensure timely corrective action can be taken:
• Strong analysis capability for identifying issues
• Identifies critical tasks & issues and takes action to ensure execution, delivery and follow-up
• Good communication skills:
• Approach discussions/negotiations with the objective of achieving a win-win outcome.
• Ability to communicate to different levels
• Communicates with transparency: Delivers clear messages
• Team oriented with the ability to work independently:
• Creates an environment where individuals actively take initiative and ownership
Technical Competencies
• Business intelligence,
• Effective Communication,
• Interpersonal Skills,
• Organizational Intelligence,
• Relationship Management,
Alstom is committed to create a diverse & international working environment, that reflects the future of our industry, our clients and end-users. As an employee, you will have a unique opportunity to continue to build your career and directly contribute to the expanding growth of the global transport industry
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Industry Type : Oil & Gas / Petroleum
Functional Area : Lawyers / Legal Advisors


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Founded in the year 1928, ALSTOM is one of the leading developers and marketers of systems, equipment, and services for the global transport sector. Headquartered in Saint-Ouen, France, ALSTOM has its presence all across the globe, including countries such as Australia, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Canada , China, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, France, Hungary, India, Italy, Kazakhstan, Norway, Poland, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, US, etc. Its portfolio of products its components, mail line infrastructure, main line signaling, main line systems, main line trains, urban infrastructure, urban rolling stock, urban signaling, and urban systems. Additionally, it also offers numerous services such as maintenance, modernization, parts & repairs, and support services.

The company aims to retain its position as one of the world leaders in integrated transport systems. Towards this end, it is committed to delivering only the best products and services that exceed customer expectations.

ALSTOM has employee strength of over 32,800 talented professionals who are working tirelessly from its offices across 60 countries. The company ensures fair, equitable and non-discriminatory pay. It also ensures to reward individuals as well as teams for their outstanding contribution to the business.

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