10 Feb 2020

Consultant (Board Servicing)

Ref 32574

The Consultant will 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

Key duties:

Board Relationship Management

  • Principal point of contact for client/fund Boards & Non-Executive Directors 
  • 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

Board Meetings:

  • Represent the business as Administrator and also act as Company Secretary to the funds at board meetings
  • Act as Minute Taker in board meetings
  • Responsible for noting Action Points arising at board meetings and ensuring their completion by all parties

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

Corporate Actions, Company Changes & Reporting:

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

The ideal candidate will hold at least 3 years’ experience in a similar corporate governance, relationship management, corporate secretarial or board servicing role.  They will also 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 and have strong time management skills. 


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