Assistant Corporate Governance Manager

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Employment: Full Time

To support the Head - Risk in developing, monitoring and embedding the Corporate Governance function of the group by ensuring that the management are in alignment with the group's interests and requirements; assist in the development and implementation of an authority matrix, and develop corporate governance practices in line with the group's requirement.

Client Details

Our client is a diversified conglomerate and they are looking to recruit an Assistant Corporate Governance Manager.


Strategic Roles and Responsibilities

* Operating Model & Governance
* Change Management
* Corporate Governance Policies and Processes
* Implementation of Corporate Governance Model

Functional Roles and Responsibilities

Operating Model & Governance

* Act as the expert for the group's Corporate Governance operating model, providing support and challenge where appropriate
* Provide inputs and implement policies, systems and procedures across assigned team within the group so that all relevant procedural requirements are fulfilled in alignment with the operating model
* Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders on matters related to Corporate Governance in order to facilitate flow of information, alignment and build awareness
* Support in developing the Corporate Governance Model based on leading practice and the needs of the group's stakeholders ensuring that the proper controls are set in order for oversight/monitoring of activities that take into consideration risk, sustainability, economic/cost and employee well being
* Change Management - Assist in undertaking various change management initiatives that shall aid in effective implementation and roll out of the various corporate governance related projects
* Corporate Governance Policies and Processes
* Support in developing and maintaining the Corporate Governance Manual for the Group/ select Business Units, ensure its implementation in an appropriate and controlled way across the Group, and serve as the custodian for the same, monitoring adherence
* Assist in developing and maintaining the Statement of Authority, updating as required and monitoring adherence escalating issues along with suggested solutions
* Support in developing and maintaining Board and Committee charters, update and make formal recommendations for required changes as appropriate
* Assist in developing Corporate Governance Guidelines that should be followed in the organization
* Implementation of Corporate Governance Model
* Assist in conducting periodic review of the governance model of the group and recommend opportunities for improvement based on applicable leading practice and the changing environment
* Support in examining the group's adherence to the Delegation of Authority and highlight any deviations to the Head of Risk and Chief Audit and Risk Officer on a periodic basis
* Support in carrying out special projects and assignments on a need basis as part of the oversight function or as required by the group

Job Offer

The ideal candidate for this role will be offered a monthly competitive salary and an exciting opportunity to further progress their career with UAE's leading holding group.


* Professional degree in Business Administration (i.e. MBA, CIA, CA, CPA)
* Minimum 8 years' experience in the corporate governance function, with previous proven experience in the design of a corporate governance framework and development of a delegation of authority matrix
* Solid knowledge corporate governance practices
* Should have good organizational and planning abilities including the ability to deal with/work under pressure and tight deadlines
* Strong analytical/problem solving and quantitative abilities
* Be able to communicate effectively and have excellent negotiation skills
* Excellent presentation skills
* Strong influencing skills


Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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