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Legal Advisor, Bids UK (m/f)-TEMA-UKDY01469854


With 61 production and engineering sites and 18 service centres in 28 countries, Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in the rail industry. We cover the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from complete trains to sub-systems, maintenance services, system integration and signalling. Our installed base of rolling stock exceeds 100,000 rail cars and locomotives worldwide. Our 39,400 employees continue a proud tradition of delivering ingenious rail transportation solutions.

Bombardier's Litchurch Lane factory is the UK's leading and longest-standing train manufacturing site, founded in 1876 by the Midland Railway, is recognized as the most efficient train factory and a global centre of excellence in aluminium train technology in Bombardier's global network, forming an integrated works where trains are designed as well as assembled. The trains being delivered from the Derby manufacturing facility have recorded world record breaking reliability statistics.

We are currently looking to recruit a Legal Advisor, Bids UK for our team Contract and Legal Affairs located in Derby, UK


Contracts, the position entails undertaking responsibility for bids within the EMEA region - UK contracts and legal affairs team. Providing advice relating to legal and contractual matters with customers and suppliers. Also ensuring that commercial contractual risks are assessed, monitored and mitigated, with all that relates there to.

Preparing legal framework and individual support and negotiation to bids, manufacturing and supply contracts, operation and maintenance contracts, procurement contracts. From time to time there may also be a need to address other forms of contractual documents and financial instruments, e.g. consortium agreement, shareholders and joint venture agreements, agency and consultant agreements, technology transfer agreements, software license agreement, letter of credits, bonds, sureties, parent company guarantees, comfort letters etc. Ensuring the compliance of such activities and contracts with bombardier's governance rules, notably in obtaining and maintaining group and corporate mandates in a timely fashion.

- Analysis of ITT documents.
Assessment of risks, presentation of summary of key provisions including mitigation strategies in order to present to senior management for approval as part of the internal governance process.
- Preparation of bid response.
Drafting responses to customer ITT's preparing ancillary documents required as part of the bid response, including parent company guarantees, bank guarantees, escrow agreements and other conditions precedent etc.
- Attending meetings in bid negotiations with customers and or in preparation of such with the bid teams.
- Preparing bid handover package upon successful contract award to brief the project team who will take over the new contract.


- Significant experience as legal advisor in similar environment, i.e. highly complex business and legal setting.
- Have profound negotiations experience and analytical skills
- Team orientation and leadership skills.
- Industry experience in rail preferred.

Job: Legal Counsellor
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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