Senior Corporate Secretary & Governance Officer

Reference:

VAC-31

Sector:

Banking & Financial Services, Legal

Salary:

Competitive

Town/City:

Luxembourg

Contract Type:

Permanent

Redbridge Recruitment are seeking a Senior Corporate Secretary & Governance Officer on behalf of our client, a global private investment firm that have offices based in Luxembourg.

This is an exciting opportunity as you will not only be providing Company Secretarial support to the business’ main board, but you will also be involved in the investment cycle and act as an Advisor to the Board of Directors.  

You would act as right hand to the Luxembourg Managing Director as well as to the key stakeholders in the European and US network.

This role will bring the position holder career progression and professional growth as they are expected to become responsible for oversight/supervision of the Luxembourg corporate secretary and compliance team.

Some of the key accountabilities include:

Guiding the chairman and board on their responsibilities under the rules and regulations to which they are subject and on how those responsibilities should be discharged;

Developing and overseeing the systems that ensure that the company complies with all applicable codes, in addition to its legal and statutory requirements;

Act as an advisor to the Board in monitoring changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and taking action accordingly;

Overseeing the day-to-day administration of the company, e.g. maintaining statutory books, including registers of members, directors and secretaries, organising board meetings and AGMs, preparing agendas and taking minutes;

Participate to the different meeting and calls related to the investment cycle in order to have a detailed view on the pipeline and the decisions to be taken at the level of the vehicles;

Provide assistance with the legalisation of corporate documents, including translation of legal documents into English or French and prepare documentation following the audit review requirements;

Develop key external relationships with third party administrators, external counsel, local accountants;

The successful candidate will have legal educational background with a degree in law and ideally a company secretary qualification. Previous experience of 5-10 years in alternatives investment business with expert level knowledge of the decision cycle, company administration and/or board governance with well-developed legal writing and English language skills. You can demonstrate a proven ability to stay up to date on the legal requirements of the entities you are advising. If you are a proactive team player with an aptitude to work independently within tight deadlines then we would like to hear from you.

If you would like to have a confidential chat then please reach out to Richard Neale on Richard@redbridgerecruitment.com