West Midlands, UK
Our client, a leading building society, seeks an experienced Interim General Counsel to report directly to the Chief Executive Officer.
The successful individual will act as a trusted advisor and subject matter expert to the Chief Executive Officer, providing interpretation and advice to enable the business to act in accordance with relevant governance and regulations. Furthermore, to carry out all Company Secretariat responsibilities and duties. Representing the firm internally and externally, the selected candidate will manage relations with the regulators, legal advisors, as well as with suppliers and partners.
Candidates will be highly experienced and regarded by peers as experts in their field and have worked within a regulated financial services organisation. The chosen candidate will have stature and credibility to inspire confidence at all levels, this combined with sharp intuition and judgement and the ability to be an exceptional people leader and influencer will also be key to the selected individual’s success.
The role is for a fixed contract period of six months - whilst this is currently a fixed term contract, there is the opportunity for this to convert to a permanent role.