Head of Corporate Governance
Alnylam is seeking a Head of Corporate Governance and Assistant Corporate Secretary to join our global legal team in Cambridge, MA. We are looking for an exceptional lawyer who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative, environment and has a “challenge accepted” approach. The Head of Corporate Governance will be a key member of the legal leadership team and will serve as a business-oriented legal advisor, counseling on issues of importance to the Company. This person will be responsible for supporting the Board of Directors and its Committees and advising on corporate governance matters, as well as bring expertise in SEC and Nasdaq reporting and compliance, executive compensation, corporate finance, internal audit, tax, treasury, insurance, investor relations/corporate communications and ESG matters.
The Head of Corporate Governance and Assistant Corporate Secretary must be a business-oriented lawyer with the legal background and interpersonal skills required to function successfully in a highly visible and legally challenging position across multiple stakeholders in a growth oriented, complicated and global public company. This person will report to the Chief Legal Officer with frequent, meaningful interactions with executive management and the Board of Directors. She or he should have a track record of strategic, breakthrough thinking that has led to significant outcomes. The Head of Corporate Governance and Assistant Corporate Secretary must lead by example and possess a strong work ethic, be collegial and collaborative, and bring a proven commitment to creating a positive working environment within the organization. S/he must be a leader who believes in talent development and the benefit of being part of a diverse team who have the requisite company knowledge to offer credible and informed legal advice.