A brand new Assistant Company Secretary role has arisen reporting to the Group Legal Counsel/Company Secretary of a multinational Plc. This is a Part Time position, working 2.5 days a week, and we’re looking for a qualified Company Secretary with experience working in a corporate environment. The successful candidate will have a strong background in company secretarial functions working within corporate compliance requirements, rules and legislation.

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing and facilitating the scheduled Board meetings/calls.
  • Providing guidance and assistance to the legal team and company Directors as required.
  • Convening and servicing annual general meetings (AGMs).
  • Communicating meeting action points to relevant individuals, working closely with executives to ensure actions are delivered accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Providing legal, financial and/or strategic assistance during and outside of meetings.
  • Working with Non-Executive Directors, providing professional, prompt support and information.
  • Training directors and members of the senior leadership team on corporate governance matters.
  • Keeping up to date with any regulatory or statutory changes and policies that might affect the Group companies.
  • Ensuring that Company policies are up to date and work closely with the legal team and the corporate compliance officer as necessary in that regard.
  • Providing support to the Board or other committees of the Board on specific projects.
  • Acting as a point of contact and building good relationships with shareholders, Share Registrar, Nomad and external legal counsel.
  • Implementing processes or systems to help ensure good management of the organisation.
  • Writing reports and collating information.
  • Administering share option schemes and share issues.
  • Building strong working relationships with other departments.
  • Keeping abreast of best practice.

Desired skills and attributes:

  • 8+ years’ company secretarial experience at Board level ideally in a Plc environment.
  • ICSA qualified.
  • Project management experience.
  • Excellent attention to detail, flexible, with the ability to prioritise.
  • Professional communication skills both written and verbal to Board level.
  • Excellent minute taking skills.
  • Good commercial and business acumen.
  • Good knowledge of legal requirements and procedures ideally with QCA compliance experience.

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Job Reference: CS280

Salary: £35 - £40 per hour

Salary per: Hour

Job Duration:

Job Start Date: ASAP

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