11 Jan 2022

Board Servicing Manager

Ref 33530

Our client is seeking a Board Servicing Manger to manage the board relationship aspect for a portfolio of Guernsey and non-Guernsey, listed and unlisted entities with the minimum of supervision in a professional, effective, and high quality manner.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

Board Relationship Management:

  • Principal point of contact for client/fund Boards & Non-Executive Directors (“NEDs”)
  • Co-ordinate and ensure smooth delivery of service to client Boards by anticipating the needs of the Boards and taking responsibility for delivering the client meeting experience
  • Liaise with internal and external service providers to the client/fund Boards
  • On-boarding new business in tandem with the New Business Team/Client Relationship Manager

Board Meetings:

  • Act as Company Secretary to the funds at board meetings
  • Act as Minute Taker in board meetings

Corporate Governance guidance:

  • Undertake reviews of the Company and Board against the latest key Corporate Governance Codes (AIC, UK and Guernsey)
  • Provide guidance on regulatory, reporting, compliance and stock exchange obligations impacting client/fund Boards and project manage as applicable, often with support from Corporate Broker/Investment Manager
  • Monitor and implement (on behalf of the board where required), regulation changes (e.g. new 2016 Market Abuse Regulation/ FATCA/CRS/AIFMD etc).

Corporate Actions, Company Changes & Reporting:

  • Work with various internal and external service providers to implement corporate actions, such as:
    • Stock Exchange Listings
    • Buy-backs
    • Redemption/tender offers
    • Dividends
    • Tap issues/additional market share offerings

The ideal candidate will hold at least 5 years’ experience in a similar corporate governance, relationship management, corporate secretarial or board servicing role. Legal (fund/corporate) experience would also be useful and have a good knowledge of the offshore fund industry particularly with regard to the statutory and regulatory requirements for Guernsey based collective investment schemes and associated vehicles.

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