Assistant Company Secretary – FS – ESG Climate focus





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Assistant Company Secretary – FS – ESG Climate focus

3-5 years regulated experience

Paying to £75,000

London based flexible working

A global insurance company seek an Assistant Company Secretary who has worked in financial services previously to join their function. The role will be split between BAU Company Secretarial and governance work and looking after their climate, sustainability and ESG committees. This focus will require advisory governance exposure.

The role:

  • Responsible for the company secretarial functions relating to certain Committees/Group by ensuring effective preparation for, administration of, and follow-up of all meetings.
  • Provide advice on corporate governance and regulatory matters to group directors and officers.
  • Establish and align procedures and policies to conform to UK and relevant international regulatory changes affecting corporate governance.
  • Undertake various corporate governance projects.
  • drafting and/or reviewing Powers of Attorney and arranging execution and notarisation/legalisation.
  • Conduct research into sustainability, including Climate Risk and identify ways in which we can embed sustainability into its business and operations.
  • Propose to the Sustainability and Climate Risk Committee initiatives/strategies to address the PRA’s Climate Risk requirements and operational environmental concerns including energy use, recycling, use of technology.
  • Work closely with the Chief Underwriting Officer – London Market; CRO; Group Chief Operations Officer and the individuals responsible for the Climate Risk recommendations/actions, in order to generate progress reports/summaries and any further actions required.
  • Draft Sustainability and Climate Risk documentation for review by the Executive team, including strategies/policies relating to Climate Risk and Sustainability
  • Draft Sustainability and Climate Risk Board/Committee Reports on behalf of the Chief Underwriting Officer – London Market (Climate Risk SMF) and Chief Operations Officer.

For more information about how to apply, please contact me on 07921 210 175 or at

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Poppy Taylor

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