Head of Company Secretarial

Head of Company Secretarial

Job Title: Head of Company Secretarial
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £110000.00 - £130000.00 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH20871_1621431355
Contact Name: Leena Myers
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 19, 2021 14:35

Job Description

This innovative, fast-growing global company operating within luxury retail space has a newly created role for for a forward thinking, experienced company secretarial professional with c 8-10years PQE.

Reporting to the VP Group Legal, the Head of Company Secretarial will be a subject matter expert with broad and deep experience of Co Sec in a listed company.

What you will do

● Lead the approach to, and instil best practice in the Group's Corporate
Governance framework, practices and processes
● Develop strategies to manage Co Sec risk and leads the execution of such
● Oversee the governance and management of all group entities
● Coordinate all Board and Committee processes
● Oversee preparation and process of General Meetings
● Create, and ensure compliance with, Co Sec polices and workflows
● Increase stakeholder engagement across the organisation and overall profile of the
Company Secretarial function
● You will develop, manage, grow and motivate our team of Company Secretarial
● You will work with external counsel, as appropriate, and manage the team's
Who you are
● Either a Chartered Secretary (ACIS or FCIS) or an equivalent level of professional
qualification and experience
● Is a subject matter expert in Secretarial & governance requirements and best
● Experience in a listed global business with a complex group structure and
significant number of legal entities
● Experience in a NYSE or Nasdaq listed company a plus
● You possess a positive and approachable demeanor and have exceptional
interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills
● You have an excellent ability to grasp legal and business issues quickly, balance
risks, exercise sound judgment and provide creative, practical, constructive and
timely counsel in a growing, dynamic, and fast-paced business environment
● You are a team player who is driven, forward thinking, innovative and agile, with
commercial acumen.
● You have a strong work ethic and superior attention to detail
● You have impeccable judgement and unimpeachable integrity