Transaction Management Senior Manager

Job Description

Office: Shannon or Dublin

Department: Corporate Services           


The person in this role will oversee all aspects of delivery of transaction management and company secretarial services within Corporate Services, Ireland to a range of clients including Debt, Corporate and Capital Markets clients across a wide range of asset types, including securitisations, CDOs, CLOs, repackaging's, receivables, and leasing transactions. Working closely with the Head of Corporate Services, Ireland, as well as collaborating with other Client Service Directors and other key stakeholders across the organisation, the individual will contribute to ongoing development, refinement, implementation of and adherence to best practice processes, procedures and controls in line with the overall mission, culture and values of IQ-EQ.

This is a key role in terms of client and external stakeholder relationships and, as such, is expected to include significant interaction with clients and external stakeholders, auditors, tax advisors, lawyers, investments managers and other transaction parties acting as the main contact/ escalation point for several high-profile engagements.

The role holder will be responsible for a team of administrators, company secretaries and transaction managers, each of whom will manage the day-to-day management of their assigned client relationships. The role holder will provide leadership and guidance on technical, client relationship, team management and delivery management and will be responsible for developing the skills and abilities of their team.


  • Lead, develop and oversee a team with overall responsibility for ensuring the delivery of all transactional, company secretarial (regulated and unregulated), corporate and administrative affairs for an assigned portfolio of clients.
  • Develop and manage the career progression plans of their direct reports as well as ensuring that this focus on career development is applied top to bottom.
  • Foster all cultural aspects of their team, aligning the teams’ mission, culture and values of their teams with those of IQ-EQ.
  • Act as the key escalation point for several high-profile client engagements, fostering a close working relationship with the key decision makers and influencers. Engage in the ‘difficult conversations’ where necessary around fees, service level agreements or any other aspects within their span of responsibility.  
  • Understand the full breadth of services offered by IQ-EQ and clearly identify and pursue opportunities to provide additional services to their client base. Develop an internal network within IQ-EQ to facilitate purposeful conversations in any and all cross-sell opportunities.
  • Collaboratively engage with peers across Corporate Services to facilitate both knowledge share, understanding shared challenges as well as the achievement of the overall objectives for the function, encouraging the same at all levels throughout the function.
  • Act as a key contributor to the overall budget for the Corporate Services function as well as take overall ownership and responsibilities for the achievement of and adherence to the agreed budgetary objectives and client profitability objectives by their respective group. 
  • Support growth of the business by collaborating closely with the Commercial team to provide practical knowledge and experience, participating in sales pitches, completion of RFPs and fee proposals when required.
  • Lead and deliver Continuous Improvement programmes across their respective areas ensuring the most effective and quality driven services to their customers both internally and externally.
  • Required to act as director on the Board of client companies (unregulated entities)
  • Responsible for keeping up to date in relation legal and corporate governance developments, market trends and legislative changes and applying as relevant to the portfolio of clients.


  • Background experience
    • Degree in in Law, Business or a closely related field
    • Professional qualification e.g. ICSA, Law Society, etc.
  • Computer/program knowledge
    • Microsoft Office skills
  • Company, product and market knowledge
    • Knowledge of and experience within the corporate service provider or related field is essential
  • Management and leadership
    • Proven experience of working in a Management role.

Additional information

At IQ-EQ we want you to reach your full potential. We offer an inclusive and diverse environment to support your career aspirations. With a strong emphasis on continuous learning and a holistic approach to your professional and personal development. We also offer opportunities across our service lines and our international network of offices.

Company description

IQ-EQ is a leading Investor Services group which combines global expertise with an unwavering focus on client service delivery. We support fund managers, global companies, family offices and private clients operating worldwide.

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