Director / Group Head, Ethics Governance & Secretariat Services

Full time @KPMG in Law & Compliance Email Job

Job Detail

  • Job ID 6120
  • Career Level Mid-Level
  • Experience 8 Years +
  • Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree (BSC)

Job Description


  • Our client is looking for Director / Group Head, Ethics, Governance & Secretariat Services who will serve as the industry’s internal control point for ethics and improprieties, infractions, allegations, complaints, and conflicts of interest.
  • The ideal candidate will provide corporate leadership and advice on corporate governance issues.

Skills and Capabilities

  • Responsible for managing all board and committees, and their business agendas, to ensure efficient and accountable decision making and standards of conduct supporting delivery of the Institute’s mandates.
  • Responsible for the development of corporate governance frameworks and ensuring that the Institute operates within its legal powers and Acts establishing it.
  • Monitor legal risk in documentation and giving guidance on the acceptable assumption of risk.
  • Interpret laws, rulings, and regulations for natural and juristic persons.
  • Conduct legal research and gather evidence and ensure that appropriate approvals are in place before documents are executed.
  • Manage regulatory and compliance-related services and facilitate innovative solutions to client problems.
  • Manage and oversee paralegals and legal assistants.
  • Oversee the preparation of pleadings, notices and make appearances in court.
  • Collaborate with corporate counsels and HR departments to monitor enforcement of standard and regulations.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law (essential) and other relevant fields
  • Professional qualifications such as ACIB is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 10 years post-qualification professional experience with at least 5 years in managerial position
  • Ability to develop and oversee control systems that prevent or deal with violations of legal guidelines and internal polices
  • Ability to provide expert advice and interpretation of the code of ethics and compliance, including the applicability of the organisation and industry’s policies and programs to specific situations
  • Excellent knowledge of reporting procedures and record-keeping
  • Good written, presentation and communication skills, able to represent the institute at high net-worth events
  • Experience in drafting, negotiating, and reviewing legal documents
  • Strong leadership, supervisory, coaching, mentoring and people management skills.
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills with an ability to engage with others to achieve positive results.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport across various stakeholders and effectively communicate and interact with top level management.
  • High degree of personal integrity, ethics and resilience.

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