Deputy Company Secretary – Insurance





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Posted about 10 hours ago


Deputy Company Secretary – Insurance

Remote working (travel for meetings only)


Impressive and growing function seek a Deputy Company Secretary to deputise for the GC Company Secretary. This position will work closely with the main board and have the responsibility to manage governance projects and BAU CoSec work. This is a Team of 3 and can offer development. If you’re seeking a next step in your career, this could be the right opportunity for you.

The role:

Working with, but at times autonomously from the GC & Co-Sec, the Deputy Company Secretary will provide Company Secretarial service to the Group and its subsidiaries:

  • Deliver effective Corporate Governance arrangements for the Group and its subsidiary businesses, providing technical advice on corporate governance to the Board
  • Working closely with the Risk, Compliance and Finance teams to ensure appropriate information flow
  • Ensure the smooth and effective running of the Board and Committees by assisting the Chairman to set agendas, preparing and presenting papers to the Board and Board Committees, and advising on Board procedures
  • Act as counsel to the GC & Co-Sec and Chairman on Board and Committee effectiveness, ensuring regular reviews of effectiveness take place and manage action plans as a result
  • Provide impartial advice and guidance to Board members, particularly Non Executive Directors, as required.
  • Work with the GC & Co-Sec and Chairman to ensure an effective performance management, development and succession plans are in place for the Board
  • Ensure the company complies with its Articles of Association, drafting and incorporating amendments in accordance with correct procedures
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory filings and registers
  • Make arrangements for and manage the process of the Annual General Meeting, establishing, with the Board\'s agreement, items to be considered at the AGM
  • Oversee and manage the production of the Company Annual Report and Accounts
  • Develop and manage relationships with stakeholders, particularly voting members, to ensure there is effective dialogue and engagement
  • Keep under close review all legislative, regulatory and corporate governance developments that might affect the business\' operations
  • Ensure the concept of stakeholders is in the Board\'s and business\' minds when important decisions are being taken

Experience required:

  • Experience of the Company Secretarial role and responsibilities, ideally within a regulated environment
  • Experience in Financial Services environment desirable
  • Strong stakeholder management skills - used to influencing and presenting at Board level
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Highly attuned to the nuances and impact of legislative, regulatory and policy issue.
  • Demonstrates high personal integrity and professional authority in the delivery of clear and commercially astute advice to the Board, Executive, Committees and the wider organisation

For more information, please contact me on 07921 210 175 or at

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Poppy Taylor

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