Interim Deputy Company Secretary




£Competitive To 105k

Employment Type


Posted about 04 hours ago


We are working with a prestigious global firm who are seeking to onboard an interim Senior Manager level company secretarial professional for a period of 12 months 

Experience: Chartered Secretary or Solicitor with excellent minuting experience.

Positioning, responsibilities and accountabilities of the role - This is a high profile, exciting and dynamic role at the heart of the business where the individual will:

  • report directly to the Company Secretary;
  • support the Company Secretary at a number of the main UK Boards, as well as being Secretary to certain Board committees;
  • support the Company Secretary in governance matters relating to the UK’s Independent Non Executives;
  • provide line management, including oversight, guidance, coaching and mentoring;
  • provide oversight of the company secretarial compliance obligations for the UK subsidiaries; and
  • have other responsibilities, including leading on various governance projects, including drafting sections of the firm’s Transparency Report and providing formal governance advice.

Essential skills and experience - The successful applicant is likely to have 5+ years relevant post qualification experience and will possess the following skills and experience:

  • an extensive knowledge of company secretarial practice and its application;
  • experience of interpreting and applying governance codes;
  • extensive board level experience, having attended and managed Board and Committee meetings in a sophisticated business environment;
  • strong written communication skills, including the ability to draft high quality formal minutes (informed by good judgement and governance best practice) with excellent attention to detail and produced to tight deadlines;
  • excellent communication skills, with a proven ability to build effective relationships and develop respect, trust and credibility at all levels, including with senior stakeholders;
  • project management and organisational skills, with the ability to manage stakeholder expectations and take a proactive approach to forward planning;
  • line management experience, including providing oversight, guidance, coaching and mentoring; and
  • statutory compliance experience, ideally including familiarity with Diligent Entities.
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