Company Secretary Manager-In-House team

Company Secretary Manager-In-House team

Job Title: Company Secretary Manager-In-House team
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH18578_1553524422
Contact Name: Leena Myers
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 25, 2019 14:33

Job Description

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for a Company Secretary to join the IN-HOUSE arm of this global professional services firm.

The secretariat team sits within Corporate Affairs. The business is seeking an experienced company secretarial professional with good technical acumen and a proactive approach, who is used to consistently producing high quality work to tight deadlines.

About the role

The role will involve acting as secretary to certain board committees, which will include planning and creating agendas, drafting high quality formal minutes as well as performing company secretarial roles for other entities. The role will also involve working alongside team members to assist with board meetings, or deputising where appropriate, as well as managing and taking ownership of certain projects, such as drafting sections of the firm's Transparency Report. A key aspect of the role will be to develop strong relationships with senior stakeholders and the ideal candidate will be experienced in working with board members. The role will also involve the training and mentoring of team members.

The in-house Secretariat team is expanding and this is a new role that has been created as part of that process. This is an interesting, fast-paced and varied role, right at the heart of the firm. It is an exciting opportunity for a company secretary who is looking to broaden their exposure to senior management and to develop their business knowledge at the core the the organisation.

The following qualification, skills and experience are required for this role:

Chartered Company Secretary (ACIS)
Essential skills and experience:
The successful candidate is likely to have 3+ years relevant post qualification experience in either an in-house or professional services environment, and will possess the following skills and experience:

An excellent knowledge of company secretarial practice;

Strong written and verbal communication skills, and ability to build effective relationships with the leadership of the firm;

Experience of training and mentoring others;

A proactive approach with good attention to detail;

Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage stakeholder expectations;

Experience of planning, attending and minuting board and committee meetings;

Experience of planning and drafting annual reports;

Experience of managing the statutory compliance for groups of entities, including familiarity with Blueprint;