Our client is a global provider of administration and services to top tier private equity, real estate, debt and infrastructure clients. This is a great opportunity for a driven and talented individual to make a real difference as part of our senior leadership team. The Client Director will deliver a number of services and work on business wide projects.
The candidate will lead director services to ensure our standards are exemplary and deadlines are met. They will be expected to build quality relationships with internal and external stakeholders and will be required to chair board meetings as well as act as a NED for key clients.
This is a position best suited to a commercial yet technically minded person with excellent attention to detail and a desire to make improvements.

Key Responsibilities

Provision of Director Services

• To be lead point of contact for the business on all Director Services matters
• Act as a NED on selected key clients
• Ensure the Director Services function is sufficiently integrated
• Ownership of Director Services business plan
• Promote, both internally and externally, the professionalism and skills required in order to be an effective director
• Management of the allocation of directorships and monitoring of adherence to policy and global objective standards
• Ownership of board meeting process
• Perform the role of Chairman for board meetings
• Act as a mentor and provide training to employees of the Group being appointed to client board positions

New Business, including:

• Facilitate the new business process including preparation of proposals / quotes for potential clients.
• Coordinating the initial secretarial and regulatory needs of clients
• Creation of new SPVs, Limited Partnerships and Trusts and working with Compliance on the completion and satisfaction of LHFMJ’s KYC / AML policy for all new entities or investors
• Work effectively with the senior management team to ensure smooth transition of all work sourced by them into the business
• Look for new ways to increase the Company’s Jersey profile
• Act as an ambassador for the Company and obtain referrals for new business

Assisting with the internal operations of the Company:

• Be an integral part of the senior management leadership team
• Manage projects as requested by the Head of Funds
• Liaison with the JFSC and other regulatory bodies, be they in relation to the permits or consents issued to the funds or the functionaries or in relation to statutory filings etc. for fund related vehicles e.g., Jersey incorporated companies
• Drafting of procedures and internal documentation
• Sourcing services as required
• Assisting with the company secretarial needs of Jersey office

Skills, Knowledge & Expertise

Technical Knowledge / Skills Required

• A strong knowledge of the Funds sector in Jersey including corporate governance and directorship responsibilities is essential.
• Ability to write reports, business correspondence, new business presentations and internal procedures is required.
• The candidate must above all have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from peers, senior management and clients.

Experience / Qualifications:

• Completion of ICSA Diploma or similar.
• Demonstrable experience in a senior position within Real Estate or Private Equity / Trust and Company is expected, preferably with knowledge or exposure to corporate structures and SPV administration.

Management / Supervisory Responsibilities

• Strong leadership qualities and people management experience are required for this role.

All applicants must have 5 years residency.

For further information, please contact the Perm team on 50000.

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