RSK Group plc

  • Legal and Compliance Counsel

    Category
    Other
    Contract Type
    Full-Time
    Location
    Helsby, Cheshire
    Salary
    £competitive
  • Overview

    The RSK Group is a dynamic, multidisciplinary environmental consultancy and services provider servicing a wide range of property, manufacturing, oil, gas and energy clients.  Since 1989, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and retain talented people. Working for RSK is an opportunity to evolve as a professional, to innovate and to make a difference.

     

    Our success is founded on the talent of our employees, so we recognise the importance of personal growth, encouragement and earned rewards. As a company, we want you to share in our achievements and we want to be a conduit for your success.

     

    Legal and Compliance Counsel – Helsby, Cheshire

     

    Due to recent and continuing company expansion we are looking to recruit an ambitious individual to join the team with this new and exciting role to assist with the ongoing growth and challenges that RSK has set itself.  

     

    RSK has seen significant growth over the years and is looking for a Legal and Compliance Counsel to complement the team on a full-time, permanent basis.

     

    This is a key hire and will provide vital day to day support to the business reporting directly to the Finance Director. The position will be challenging and varied giving the successful candidate a great opportunity to expand both their legal and company secretarial duties.

     

    Responsibilities

     

    As a Legal and Compliance Counsel you will be dealing with a varied caseload to include: reviewing and advising on a range of commercial contracts and legal documents, policies and procedures, provide advice and counsel to the business on compliance issues and support the design and application of compliance programmes.  

     

    • Fulfil role of Group Compliance Officer
    • Company secretarial duties across the RSK Group
    • Supporting the Trustees in the running of our Employee Benefit Trust
    • Supporting the business with the strategic Acquisition plan
    • Supporting the Finance Director in compliance with our finance facilities documentation
    • Review of commercial, property related and other legal documentation as required
    • Ad hoc project work

     

    Desired Experience

     

    The successful candidate will ideally have a background in corporate law with an appreciation of company secretarial duties in a fast paced environment. This role is most suited to an adaptable person who will thrive under pressure and be happy to take on new challenges.

     

    Skills

     

    • Qualified Solicitor with 5 years PQE
    • Previous experience in Commercial matters, and experience within auditing legal and compliance risk areas would be desirable
    • Flexibility to travel to other key locations throughout the UK
    • Ability to work to a high level of accuracy and with a keen eye for detail
    • Able to work to regular deadlines and timetables

     

    Salary and benefits

     

    • £competitive
    • Contributory Pension Scheme
    • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
    • Regular training and career development 

     

    All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter to Kate Pine, Senior HR Advisor – kpine@rsk.co.uk or for more information please call 01928 726006.

     

    We operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. This also enables us to achieve a staff turnover rate that's consistently below the industry average. Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.

     

    The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential. Having been recently placed within the top 10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst, December 2017) and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fast Track 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join. 

     

    RSK is an Equal Opportunities Employer 

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