Corporate Governance (Manager)

Corporate Governance Manager Cork Dublin, American biopharmaceutical Company

Your new company

Our client, a leading American biopharmaceutical company, is recruiting for a Corporate Governance Manager to join their team in their Cork office but will also consider their Dublin office as a location.

Your new role

The successful candidate will be a member of a collaborative legal team where they will have numerous opportunities to be involved in and influence the implementation of new processes in the provision of best-practice company secretarial and legal support.

This role can be based in Cork or Dublin. The individual will report to the Legal Director, and key responsibilities will include:

    • Acquiring an in-depth understanding of the company's
      corporate structure;
    • Managing the company's
      Irish entities to ensure that to ensure that all company secretarial compliance matters are attended to;
    • Providing day-to-day corporate governance support, working collaboratively with in-house counsel and third-party service providers;
    • Actively participating in various cross-functional initiatives and projects;
    • Coordinating, overseeing and minuting regular board meetings;
    • Maintaining statutory books and records for Irish entities and monitoring compliance with all relevant statutory, regulatory requirements and filing deadlines;
    • Preparing a wide variety of documents including board minutes, resolutions, documentation relating to share transfers, approval of accounts, powers of attorney etc.;
    • Partnering with Tax, Treasury and Finance teams to implement key strategic projects from time to time in respect of corporate restructurings, company formations, branch registrations, Treasury transactions etc.;
    • Supporting Regulatory Affairs with review and execution of documents required for Regulatory submissions across the globe;
    • Arranging for document execution, notarisations, apostilling and filing with relevant registry;
    • Establishing and maintaining excellent business partnering relationships with key internal stakeholders including legal teams from other regions and functional teams across the Company e.g. Finance, Tax, Treasury, Regulatory Affairs etc.;
    • Developing a Board Training Plan and managing the co-ordination and delivery of all related training;
    • Design and implementation of governance processes.

What you'll need to succeed

    • ICSA qualified with significant previous experience working in a company secretarial function, preferably in a multinational organisation;
    • Proven experience of handling corporate governance matters and a deep understanding of company secretarial processes.
    • High quality and accuracy of work, comfortable operating with minimal supervision;
    • Excellent communicator, with ability to establish and maintain open and effective relationships with stakeholders at all levels in the business;
    • Collaborative disposition, with willingness to work as part of a team and assist with other miscellaneous matters as they arise;
    • An interest in continuous improvement and developing processes to strengthen the effectiveness of the legal function.
    • Comfortable applying his/her judgment to areas outside his/her core competency.

What you'll get in return

Flexible working options available, excellent salary and leading package are all on offer for you here.

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Talk to a consultant

Talk to Patrick McDonald, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Hays Recruitment, Dublin

26/27a Grafton Street, Dublin

Telephone: 02890446911

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