Corporate Governance Manager

Corporate Governance Manager

Job Title: Corporate Governance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 19801_1590488299
Contact Name: Rory Strong
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 26, 2020 11:18

Job Description

The Company Secretarial team plays a leading role in ensuring that the Group and the Board complies with good corporate governance practice and associated laws and regulations. The department support great decision-making across the business, make the complex simple and help drive the Group's success.

What I'll be doing - your accountabilities

-Assist with elements of the Group's Annual Report and SEC requirements for results and certifications
-Responsible for Canadian registration filings and requirements
-Support for the delivery of the AGM
-Responsible for aspects of MAR or related regulation/legislation compliance including management of Project and Insider Lists/portal and ensuring internal compliance and share dealing approval process, and for maintaining and updates share dealing policy and training
-Support for certain PLC Board and Management Committees, which includes ensuring creating agendas for agreement and Chair/ Secretary's briefs as appropriate, minute taking as necessary, tracking actions and decisions, review of the Committee terms of reference (as required), and preparation and distribution of papers
-Provide guidance and support to authors of board and committee papers and reviewing of papers to ensure that they are fit for purpose and are compliant with the corporate governance framework
-Assist with preparing and maintaining a rolling calendar for PLC and Board Committees, as relevant
-Support the Corporate Governance and Legal Director or Senior Managers, Corporate Governance with delivery of areas for PLC Board, Committees and Directors, including inductions and appointments as necessary
-Draft and/or release ad hoc RNS announcements and related processes
-Advise on compliance with corporate governance regulations and legislation
-Act as a director/secretary on group subsidiary entities
-Assist the Senior Manager, Corporate Governance with support to executive share schemes and all employee share schemes and monitoring of share schemes mailboxes if required
-Assisting with supporting and advising on compliance with legislation and regulation for subsidiary companies and supporting the Senior Manager, Subsidiary Governance, as necessary
-Support with ad hoc corporate and departmental projects
-Contribution to the development of relevant knowledge sharing and training areas for the team and ensure effectiveness of processes


-Highly organised, able to prioritise and plan
-Work under pressure and consistently to a high standard
-Good analytical and problem-solving skills
-Uses initiative and is pro-active and can work independently
-Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
-Persuasive, discreet and has good stakeholder engagement skills with a wide range of people at all levels, including senior executives and Board members
-Excellent attention to detail and reliable to produce accurate work
-Be a team player and is flexible to work assist other members of the team with work to allow for the team to deliver for the business
-Able to develop relationships both internally and externally