Client Director

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.
Department
Fund Administration
Contract Type
Full Time
Location
Jersey
Reporting To
Executive Director

Key Responsibilities


Provision of Director Services

o    To be lead point of contact for the business on all Director Services matters

o    Act as a NED on selected key clients

o    Ensure the Director Services function is sufficiently integrated

o    Ownership of Director Services business plan

o    Promote, both internally and externally, the professionalism and skills required in order to be an effective director

o    Management of the allocation of directorships and monitoring of adherence to policy and global objective standards

o    Ownership of board meeting process

o    Perform the role of Chairman for board meetings

o    Act as a mentor and provide training to employees of the Langham Hall Group being appointed to client board positions


New Business, including:

o    Facilitate the new business process including preparation of proposals / quotes for potential clients.

o    Coordinating the initial secretarial and regulatory needs of clients

o    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

o    Work effectively with the senior management team to ensure smooth transition of all work sourced by them into the business

o    Look for new ways to increase Langham Hall’s Jersey profile

o    Act as an ambassador for Langham Hall and obtain referrals for new business

 
Assisting with the internal operations of Langham Hall Jersey:

o    Be an integral part of the senior management leadership team

o    Manage projects as requested by the Head of Funds

o    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  

o    Drafting of procedures and internal documentation

o    Sourcing services as required

o    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.

Benefits

Langham Hall invests in people and developing them professionally.  We are extremely proud of our leadership-focused culture which fosters a dedicated, approachable and collaborative way of working.  We offer the opportunity to progress your career and develop your leadership and people management skills.

About Langham Hall

Langham Hall’s success as a professional services firm depends on employing talented individuals.  We develop our people through the provision of quality leadership and training. We are proud of our culture and seek out people that believe in our values.

Langham Hall employees are dedicated to delivering a first-class service to clients. Management and staff identify early opportunities to play an active part in client meetings. This level of engagement ensures that we develop strong, lasting relationships with our clients and that Langham Hall staff feel engaged and challenged in their work.  

Our teams work in collaboration with all teams across the business as well as with our offices in other jurisdictions.

We invest in our people, providing support and encouragement in their professional growth and development. Staff receive intensive training and, where applicable, full exam tuition and study support.

Langham Hall has extremely low staff turnover with Managers' average tenure being over four years. This emphasises the loyalty and trust that Langham Hall has earned from its people through the promotion of a positive working culture.

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Department
Fund Administration
Contract Type
Full Time
Location
Jersey
Reporting To
Executive Director
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