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Legal Counsel - fixed-term 12 months (m/f)

Date: Mar 16, 2017

Location: Vado Ligure, LIG, IT

Legal Counsel - fixed-term 12 months (m/f)-TWMA-ITVL01284136


Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. BOMBARDIER ECO4 technologies – built on the four cornerstones of energy, efficiency, economy and ecology – conserve energy, protect the environment and help to improve total train performance. Bombardier Transportation is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and has a very diverse customer base with products or services in more than 60 countries. It has an installed base of over 100,000 vehicles worldwide.

Bombardier Transportation is one of the most important manufacturers of rolling stock in Italy and is involved in some of the country’s most important rail projects; Trenitalia’s various types of electric locomotives- including the E464 which is the largest single line in the Trenitalia fleet (more than 700 vehicles). The group employs around 800 people in Italy. 600 people are located in Vado Ligure, the plant set up in 1905 where close to 2,000 locomotives have been manufactured to date. 200 people work at its engineering centre in Rome, dedicated to the development of rail control solutions, signaling equipment and rail traffic management systems.

For our site in Vado Ligure, we are currently looking to recruit a Legal Counsel (m/f):


The Legal Counsel works in the legal department of the Southern Area within the Western Middle East and Africa region and supports the bid process and projects in execution by supporting all legal aspects from the Invitation To Tender (ITT) until the end of the warranty period. He/she supports legal affairs for the location(s) and the legal entities, e.g. in the area of ​​property, plant and equipment, rental and lease contracts, environmental matters, legal proceedings or project specific insurance matters, etc.


Participate in a wide range of activities concerning all legal areas:

- Support to Project Execution throughout the life of a project, assisting various departments with regard to contractual and legal issues, managing project-related litigation
- Support to Bids: Pre-tender related work, Bid Approval process, Contract negotiation
- Corporate Affairs for the Legal entities under the responsibility of his BU/Region: Support to ensure that all quarterly/yearly required corporate activities are completed and reported internally in GEMS and / or externally as the case may be (shareholders meetings, supervisory board meetings, keeping the Public Commercial Register up to date, etc.)
- Governance: Support to ensure that the Contracts & Legal Affairs function fulfils its responsibilities in the applicable Policies and Directives, in lead or in support, as the case may be
- Claims & Litigation: Follows up on the assistance to Project Execution and leads all litigious claims, project and non-project related (litigations related to HR excepted); ensure proper governance and reporting of the claims and litigations, notably by chairing a Claim Review Board


- Law Degree
- 3-5 years of relevant experience, preferably in a multinational environment
- Lawyer qualification is not a prerequisite, but would be an advantage
- Ability to speak and write advanced English and Italian
- Knowledge of Italian public procurement law
- Experience in commercial law, competition law, international contracts
- Ability to work autonomously, high level of flexibility
- Very good interpersonal skills
- Availability for occasional business travel

Are you interested in starting an exciting career at Bombardier Transportation? If so, apply now at and start your dynamic career today!

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Job: Legal Counsellor
Primary Location: IT-LIG-Vado Ligure
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Limited Term

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