Entity Governance and Compliance, Senior Manager

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    8 days ago

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Our Entity Governance & Compliance (EGC) business sits within our Tax & Legal Line of Service, and helps our clients stay ahead of changes that impact their businesses, navigating complexity and risk. We deliver deep Tax, Legal and Governance expertise, while providing the critical context to make informed and compliant decisions. With clients ranging from multinational organisations to entrepreneurs and family businesses, the work we do is diverse.

The EGC team consists of 55+ members across London, Birmingham, Manchester and Belfast with a senior leadership team of 10.

The EGC team is a market leading global practice and is part of a network of over 3,700  legal and governance professionals in 155 countries led by Jonathan Gibson in the UK. 

The team specialises in supporting clients on all aspects of governance, transactions and compliance and are at the forefront of UK and global corporate governance reforms, providing market leading thought leadership in the industry.

The EGC business is growing, driven by governance transformation and global managed services

This role requires someone to take ownership and accountability for an existing portfolio of FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 multinational clients, whilst also helping to grow the portfolio through business development activities.  

The senior manager will be part of the senior leadership team, reporting directly into Kris Charik, who is a director based in London. 


The successful candidate will:

  • Oversee a portfolio of global managed service clients, working closely with the Governance Relationship Managers (GRM) who are appointed to each client.

  • Undertake and manage the delivery of governance and transaction projects (including entity restructuring and simplification mandates, design and implementation of corporate governance disclosures/reporting/frameworks, provision of director training, and more).

  • Manage, coach and support the GRMs.

  • Manage and develop client relationships across the portfolio as necessary.

  • Work with and develop relationships with the wider EGC global network to ensure the delivery of all work and services meets the SLAs/KPIs agreed with the clients.

  • Along with the GRMs, collaborate with and develop relationships with colleagues across the firm who are also working on and supporting the clients.

  • Take responsibility for and manage the budget and billing across the portfolio.

  • Consider better and innovative ways of supporting clients and the team.

  • For the right candidate there is the potential to develop a director business case as well as progress their career with PwC by developing new skills according to PwC’s professional leadership development framework. 


    Coaching and mentoring will be provided.

  • Support with business development activities as required, including responding to competitive RFPs.

Essential skills:

  • Qualified Governance Professional from the ICSA in the UK.

  • Passionate about client service - a strong willingness to deliver excellent client service, add value and flexibly meet client requirements.

  • Ability to develop relationships with clients and colleagues at all levels.

  • Experience of managing and running a team.

  • Self awareness and open to personal development.

  • Experience in coaching and developing others.

  • Likes and enjoys business development, ideally with some relevant experience.

  • Commercial and risk aware, including experience of managing budgets and finances.

  • Creative thinker who enjoys problem solving.

  • Self organised.

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