Corporate Governance Manager (Maternity Cover)
- Role Type
- Fixed Term Contract (inc Secondee)
- One Coleman Street, London
- £Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
- Closing Date
- Company Info
LGIM is the investment management arm of Legal & General Group, a FTSE 100 company. We are one of Europe’s largest asset managers and a major global investor, with assets under management of £983.3bn* (as at 31 December 2017). Our success has been built by focusing on clients and providing them with services and solutions that meet their needs. We offer strategies across the full spectrum of asset classes, including equities, bonds, property, alternatives and cash, as well as multi-asset strategies tailored to the needs of institutional and retail investors.
LGIM is one of the world’s leading providers of index fund management. We are at the forefront of developments in liability-driven risk management solutions for defined benefit pension schemes, a leading provider of defined contribution solutions and also offer wide range of strategies to help our clients manage their investment objectives. LGIM continues to innovate as markets evolve, building strong relationships with clients including pension scheme, sovereign wealth funds, wealth managers and other professional investors.
We understand that our scale brings responsibilities. We play an active role in the companies we invest in, from exercising shareholder voting rights to directly engaging with companies at a board level. By engaging with businesses, we aim to unlock value for investors and shape the future and sustainability of financial markets.
In addition to having a leading position in the UK, we have selectively expanded into new markets across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the US. We believe that translating our capabilities to reflect the needs of our international clients will mean we are well placed to help them achieve their objectives.
*LGIM internal data as at 31 December 2017, including derivative positions and advisory assets. These figures include assets managed by LGIMA, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor.
- Department Info
LGIM manages fixed income, equity, multi-asset, liability-driven investment, property and alternative solutions on behalf of its clients. Located across the globe, our clients include institutional pension funds, financial institutions, local authorities and sovereign wealth funds. In order to meet the complex and evolving investment needs of our clients, we focus on remaining at the forefront of investment product innovation and maintaining our reputation as experts across all asset classes.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
- Job Duties
As one of the world’s largest investment managers, we understand that our scale brings responsibilities. We play an active role in the companies we invest in, from exercising shareholder voting rights to directly engaging with companies at a board level.
LGIM’s corporate governance team consists of 14 professionals which has a long standing commitment to raising environmental, social and governance standards of public companies. The team has grown significantly in the last five years in response to increasing demand from clients and is deeply involved in all aspects of corporate governance. We carry out our stewardship responsibilities on behalf of the overall assets under management of approximately $1 trillion, also with bespoke solutions provided in each type of asset class and portfolio strategy.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic and exciting team as Corporate Governance Manager on a Fixed Term basis. You will be liaising with clients, CEOs, Chairmen, policy makers and regulators on a diverse range of issues that affect the market and the value of our clients’ assets in the long term. Succession planning, diversity, climate change, pay, shareholder rights, listing rules are just some of the areas we cover internationally. You will be shaping the businesses we invest in by protecting, aligning and maximising value for our clients.
A Senior Governance Professional, who enjoys taking initiatives and having the responsibility of delivering projects to fruition. It is a demanding role that would stretch knowledge and capability, but one that will provide the reward of bringing about meaningful change in the market. They should demonstrate a passion for driving policies and providing long term sustainable investment solutions to our clients
- Skills Required
- Knowledge of global Corporate Governance trends
- Engagement or advocacy experience across a variety of markets and topics
- Research skills and analysis
- Writing skills
- Strong background in investments or asset management
- Ability to interact with senior portfolio managers and analysts
- A collaborative self-starter, able to work on their own, as part of a global team.
Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days' holiday, private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, as well as a 12% car allowance scheme, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.