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Head of Group Regulatory & Governance Advisory for Group Legal

Danske Bank

Are you an ambitious and skilled lawyer and are you looking for career opportunities in one of the largest banks in the Nordics? Do you have a relevant practical experience from working with governance, corporate law and/or financial regulation?

We are looking for a highly qualified and experienced lawyer to take on a leading role in our Group Regulatory & Governance Advisory unit.

The Head of Group Regulatory & Governance Advisory is a critical and senior position with the remit to continue to develop, support and facilitate that Danske Bank complies with all applicable governance requirements and satisfies local governance standards, including relevant reporting requirements.

The position is within Danske Bank’s Group Legal department located in Central Copenhagen and you will report directly to Head of Group Legal. You will join the Group Legal team comprised of 19 committed employees who all value a professional and friendly working environment, even during busy and demanding periods. Working in an international setting with good colleagues across various Group units, including legal departments, we strive to provide high-quality legal solutions and to adopt a constructive approach to our tasks.

Job purpose
The high focus on governance requirements and standards gives Head of Group Regulatory & Governance Advisory a unique position to play a fully integrated role in providing legal advice on governance rules applicable to Danske Bank on an individual as well as consolidated basis.

The role involves the provision of high quality legal advice and support to the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), and interaction with senior stakeholders in a large and complex corporate environment across a diverse range of business units, and functional areas, particularly working in close collaboration with the Company Secretariat, Group Risk and Group Compliance.

Tasks and Responsibilities
You will head and be part of advising on Group Governance issues including operation & maintenance of the governance requirements for which the ELT is responsible. This inter alia entails that you shall:

  • advise the ELT, the Company Secretariat and other stakeholders regarding governance rules, including the rules on duties of the ELT and the Board of Directors, delegation of authority, etc.,
  • maintain an overview of all relevant governance rules, advise on clear roles and responsibilities in relation to requirements in governance rules, as well as advise on and coordinate input to consultations on governance rules,
  • advise on Group Policies and Business Procedures,
  • advise on charters and rules of procedure for managing bodies, committees, councils, etc.,
  • advise on and keep track of the Group’s corporate (legal) structure, organisational structure, Committees in the Group, etc.
  • advise on capital requirements for the Group

It is vital that you are able to ensure and maintain a good and close collaboration with other internal stakeholders in both Danske Bank and the Group, e.g. the Company Secretariat and the departments in Business Units, Group Functions and subsidiaries who are responsible for governance as well as the second line functions in Danske Bank, which are monitoring compliance and the risk associated with Governance Rules.

Your Skills and Experience
You are committed and have legal qualification from Denmark alongside management experience. Additional you have:

  • extensive and relevant experience within a law firm, a financial institution or other company
  • previously held positions containing both legal, strategic and leadership elements
  • more than 10 years of experience from working with governance, corporate law and/or financial regulation, including working with authorities
  • in depth knowledge of and experience from working with the rules in the Danish Financial Business Act especially within licenses, rules on management/governance and supervision including working with corporate law
  • knowledge and experience from other areas of financial regulation and/or EU law.
  • Excellent Danish and English skills is a requirement, which among other things enable you to explain complex and legal assessments in a short, clear and precise manner.

You have a solution-oriented, dedicated, structured and professional approach to delivering the tasks and projects you are responsible for as well as professional pride in your work. Further, you are able to work independently, prioritize and is comfortable working in a busy working environment while keeping a focus on high performance, knowledge sharing and sparring in an informal and friendly tone.

If you have any questions about the role, you are welcome to contact Alexandra Schøn Højberg-Jensen (Executive Assistant to Group General Counsel) via email ALH@danskebank.dk or tel. (+45) 20227785.

We assess applications (in English) and hold interviews on a running basis, so you should preferable apply as soon as possible.

Send application and CV no later than 08-31-2020.

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