Governance Manager

Discipline: Audit, Risk & Compliance
Job type: Permanent
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Job ref: J4799
Published: about 1 month ago
New Governance Manager opportunity working with a top-performing specialty insurer. You will be responsible for supporting the Head of Compliance, who also acts as the Company Secretary, in managing the activities of the Corporate Governance Function, overseeing the Governance Framework and supporting certain activities related to the Compliance function. Key Responsibilities: Core Responsibilities: • Helping to oversee the governance and committee framework; • Assisting in the organisation of Board meetings, arranging meeting agendas, materials, and taking minutes throughout; • Managing the annual review of relevant policies that need review or approval by the Board; • Filing the company accounts and confirmation statements, as well as any other returns that may be required at Companies House and Lloyd’s of London; and • Acting as the lead on any projects which relate to governance more generally. Administration Responsibilities (supported by Governance Assistant): • Supporting in the diary management for all of the Board and Executive Committee meetings; • Establishing the Board and Executive Committee calendar for the upcoming year(s); Corporate Governance Responsibilities: • Maintaining all corporate and company registers and files; • Provide advice on changes in the legal environment that may impact the governance framework; • Arranging the renewal of corporate insurances; • Carrying out Board and Board Committee Effectiveness reviews; • Delivering training to Directors on any changes to the corporate landscape; • Managing any changes concerning company shareholdings/shareholders or associated agreements. Regulatory Governance: • Reviewing and updating the Management Responsibilities Map (‘MRM’); • Providing input into the oversight of governance-related risks; • Providing input into the Lloyd’s Principles Attestation; • Ensuring that Fit & Proper re-assessments are undertaken for all persons who are Senior Management Functions (‘SMFs’) and Certified Persons (‘CPs’); • Supporting HR and the wider Compliance Function with applications for new SMFs, or Fit & Proper assessments for new CPs; Regulatory / Advisory: • Assisting the Compliance Function in preparing for regulatory meetings or reviews; • Supporting the delivery of SMCR or similar training; • Assisting the wider Compliance Function in the delivery of regulatory advice; • Supporting the Compliance Function in reviewing Non-Disclosure Agreements; and Key Skills and Experience: • Solid experience (expect at least 5 years) in Compliance within an Insurer (Lloyd’s Market preferred); • Corporate Governance experience within an Insurer (Lloyd’s Market preferred); • Awareness of Lloyd’s Principles and other regulatory regimes