Senior Manager, Insurance Secretariat

£60,600 - £80,800 per annum
09 Feb 2021
23 Feb 2021
Lloyds Banking Group

At Lloyds Banking Group (LBG), we're driven by a clear purpose - to help Britain prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities.

Insurance Secretariat is a team of 11 FTE colleagues providing corporate governance services to the Insurance & Wealth Division of LBG. Our expertise covers the planning and delivery of legal entity Board and Committee meetings, minuting, storage and data-mining of Board information, maintaining statutory registers and providing specialist governance advice and services, including the appointment of new directors and their induction. We also maintain the corporate governance frameworks in use within the Insurance & Wealth division and advise the business on them, also giving governance support for complex projects when required. Additionally we train the business in boardroom protocols, how to produce effective board papers, minuting skills and meeting management. Our partners reach across all of the Insurance & Wealth Division and into many wider Group areas.


Want to know more?


In this role, you'll work alongside two other Senior Managers and other team experts to provide a varied and challenging range of governance services. You'll need to have a strong and lively interest in corporate governance and be able to learn at speed how our business is run. Additionally, you will need to be able to handle complex challenges and articulate problems and solutions clearly.


Other accountabilities include:


  • Provision of professional expertise, providing proactive professional advice as a trusted advisor to senior partners and for strategic projects

  • Support the development of policy and procedures, taking into consideration the Group's Corporate Governance Framework and its inter-relation with the frameworks within Insurance, managing self and team in the context of relevant risk policies and frameworks

  • Build and maintain external and internal network and relationships to provide appropriate professional advice to achieve the Group's objectives

  • Initiate and deliver agreed Insurance Corporate Governance change programmes to achieve continuous improvement

  • Report and call out company secretarial / governance issues within own / supported area, recommending solutions as required

  • Delivery of senior company secretarial service for executive level meetings and statutory board / committee meetings (includes attending / minuting meetings, regular planning meetings with senior executives and external directors, oversight, coordination of planning undertaken by other team members and delivery of board evaluation/committee effectiveness reviews)

  • Playing an active role in the leadership of the team.



What we'll need from you:



  • Qualified and experienced company secretarial professional (Chartered Governance Professional, Legal Professional or similar

  • Understanding of the finance / insurance industry and the regulatory regime

  • Detailed understanding of governance frameworks and applying this to provide clear and concise company secretarial advice to the business

  • Strong partner management and communication skills and capable of advising senior executives / board members

  • A pro-active and enthusiastic individual with the ability to work on own initiative, using good judgement when to call out any necessary issues

  • Experienced line manager with strong team working skills and adopts a collaborative approach

  • Ability to lead and drive forward initiatives with minimal guidance as required.



So what about you?



A proactive and questioning approach is essential and sometimes you'll work independently whereas at others we'll look to you to guide and influence others in the team to achieve good outcomes for our business.


The nature of our team's contribution requires continual learning and this must be your priority, alongside recognising and developing wider team talent and inspiring all to deliver at their best.


What would you get in return?


We'd ensure you get real stretch whilst benefitting from an environment that supports its people and gives them real equal opportunities.


You'd also benefit from a package that includes:


  • Generous pension contribution

  • Private health cover

  • Share schemes

  • 30 Days holiday (plus bank holidays)

  • Discounted products and shopping



We're dedicated to giving you opportunities and support to develop you both expertly and personally to optimise your potential.



As a new colleague, you'll join us on our journey to build a 21st century bank that reflects modern Britain, and craft an inclusive culture where all colleagues feel encouraged and valued.


We're committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve, and to building an inclusive environment where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit. We support the principles of agile working and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation.



So if you possess the skills we're seeking then get in touch, we'd love to hear from you...


Together we make it possible