Interim Board Secretariat Manager

Interim Board Secretariat Manager

Job Title: Interim Board Secretariat Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits pro rata
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH21978_1644593255
Contact Name: Leena Myers
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 11, 2022 15:27

Job Description

This global organisation seeks a Manager to join the in-house division. They are seeking an experienced company secretarial governance professional with good technical acumen and a proactive approach, who is used to consistently producing high quality work to tight deadlines.

About the role
This role is to provide maternity leave cover. It will involve acting as secretary to certain board committees, which will include planning and creating agendas, drafting high quality formal minutes as well as having responsibility for company secretarial duties and statutory compliance for a portfolio of entities within the group. The role will also involve working alongside team members to assist with regard to board matters, including deputising where appropriate, as well as managing and taking ownership of certain governance projects. A key aspect of the role will be to quickly develop strong relationships with senior stakeholders and the ideal candidate will be experienced in working with board members.

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 in a regulated business environment and to develop their business knowledge at the core of the UK business.

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

● Chartered Company Secretary (ACG); or
● Solicitor
Essential skills and experience:
The successful candidate is likely to have 3+ years relevant post qualification experience and will possess the following skills and experience:
● An excellent knowledge of company secretarial practice;
● Experience of planning, attending and minuting board and committee meetings;
● Experience of carrying out company secretarial duties and statutory compliance for group entities, ideally including familiarity with Diligent Entities;
● Strong written and verbal communication skills;
● Ability to build effective relationships across the firm, including with the leadership of the firm;
● A proactive approach with good attention to detail; and
● Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage stakeholder expectations.