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Managing Director and Company Secretary

Jul 27, 2021

Our client,  is one of the world’s largest independent owners and operators of marine-based LNG midstream infrastructure – active in the liquefaction, transportation and regasification of natural gas.  The company owns and operates LNG carriers and FSRUs, with a reputation for innovation and pioneering development within its industry. The client is a very international company, with approximately 250 employees in its offices in Bermuda, Oslo, London, Split, Kuala Lumpur and Cameroon.

Due to continued corporate growth, the company is looking to appoint a Managing Director and Company Secretary to be based in Bermuda. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer in London, key areas of legal, corporate secretarial and management responsibilities will include to:

  • Serve as Company Secretary and/or Director for publicly listed companies and numerous subsidiaries;
  • Monitor changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment, organizing and managing the approach, by engaging with the relevant functions;
  • Provide legal and corporate support for the Company’s stock exchange filings (e.g. 20F, Quarterly Report, Annual Report, Capital Raise Prospectus);
  • Liaise with internal and external regulators and advisers in managing economic substance regulations compliance
  • Oversee Corporate Governance matters including Independence of directors, revision and compliance with board and board committee charters, meetings venue and method compliance, economic substance rules and reporting;
  • Manage, develop and motivate a team of three corporate secretarial support staff;
  • Oversee the provision of corporate secretarial services by the team, to listed companies and subsidiaries, including allocating staff in coordination with senior management;
  • Prepare agendas and papers for board meetings, committees and general meetings;
  • Maintain statutory books and records for public companies and subsidiaries;
  • Oversee company secretaries, local corporate services providers in subsidiaries in all jurisdictions;

Qualifications, skills and experience

The role requires a qualified lawyer and / or qualified chartered company secretary with a law degree, with the following attributes and experience:

  • Experience of providing a full range of Company Secretary Services including running Board meetings, agenda setting in co-ordination with Board and Committee Chairperson, committee management and minute taking;
  • A minimum of five years’ relevant management experience, including leading a professional team;
  • Expert working knowledge of corporate governance, including experience of interpreting legislation and providing guidance as to organisational best practice;
  • Broad practical knowledge of Bermuda Companies Act; a working knowledge of US Securities Laws and Oslo Stock Exchange regulations, would be desirable;
  • Experience from the shipping or oil and gas services industry would be desirable;
  • Experience of working in a publicly listed company environment or providing professional services to public listed companies, including a knowledge of SEC listing requirements;
  • Proven ability to shape and influence decisions through own technical ability and strong communications and interpersonal skills, providing practical and implementable advice and options;

This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast–growing, international company at the forefront of technology and innovation and to play an integral corporate leadership role.

 

Please forward a detailed resume in confidence to:

PricewaterhouseCoopers Executive Search

Email: bm_execsearch@pwc.com

Tel: 441-295-2000


For further information on this job contact us at bm_execsearch@pwc.com

 

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Alistair McNeish

Director, Human Resource Services, PwC Bermuda

Tel: +1 441 298 9708

Linda Holmes

Human capital consulting, PwC Bermuda

Tel: +1 441 298 9706

Lyndsay McCabe

Client Administrator, PwC Bermuda

Tel: +1 441 298 9705

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