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Michael Page Belgium

Deputy General Secretary - Brussels

Brussels, Brussels, BE

Company: Michael Page Belgium

Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations

Published on 2022-05-22 19:10

Our clients, a leader in the Transport & Distribution sector based in Brussels, is looking for a Head of Corporate Affairs to join !

Client Details

The Transport & Distribution company is leader in its market and has worldwide activities. Benefiting from a healthy and growing market, they are now working on diversifying their activities and gaining new market shares.

Historically focusing on the European market, they have acquired entities in Asia and South America as well.


Being Head of the Corporate Affairs, Ethics and Compliance team, you will take part in the efficient functioning of our clients corporate bodies, while ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory constraints at all times.

  • You will manage the company secretary team in close collaboration with the Company Secretary to keep the organisation fit, robust and motivated
  • You will monitor and implement applicable company legislation and corporate governance rules and principles, including stock market legislation and sectoral regulations, and you will anticipate changes to the law and propose solutions
  • You will implement corporate restructuring(mergers, splits, branch transfers, etc.) and new structures for business development and M&A projects
  • You will devise and implement an appropriate ethics and compliance culture and policies, including those entailing specific action for business outside Europe
  • You will ensure that the Group operates within the law at all times, facilitate business growth and development, ensure compliance and mitigate risk exposure by defining the internal governance structure, legal framework and policies
  • You will provide high-level advice to management, evaluate and weigh up the multiple inputs and impacts of any decision or course of action, and ensure that the necessary company resources are available


  • You have a master degree in Law
  • You have 5 to 20 years' experience in similar role
  • Fluent in French, Dutch and English
  • Solid leadership and people management experience
  • Openness to change management and a great deal of intellectual curiosity about new technologies and digitalisation

In terms of soft skills, you have a critical mind capable of constructively challenging your interlocutors and the ability to find effective and lasting solutions while promoting a pragmatic approach.

Job Offer

The international leading company offers a competitive salary package, but more than that:

  • The opportunity to evolve in a growing and stable structure
  • A clear evolution paths
  • Internal local and international opportunities
  • A healthy work life balance!
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