Assistant/Company Secretary - Part-time or full-time - Swindon/Remote
Your new company
This is an ideal role if you are looking for a company that appreciates flexible working and identifying the best talent and helping you to work in an environment that is conducive to your lifestyle requirements! Our client are looking for a Company Secretary to join them - this role is available part-time, job-share or full time - our client want the best people for their roles and will consider flexible working patterns. This is an important role for them and they are committed to completing a remote recruitment process and onboarding during COVID-19. Our client are open to someone who would want to work primarily from home, but be present in Swindon / London at least once per week or when required - so someone who is located in the Swindon / London area, or commutable to would be ideal.
Your new role
As Company Secretary you will be providing a full company secretarial service to a portfolio of companies, boards, board committees and management committees, working closely with the Head of Co Sec. The role is wide ranging, delivering high profile governance and regulatory projects and working to develop relationships across the wider business on a cross functional basis. In addition to being highly organised and quality orientated, you will have the skills and experience to provide senior executives and non-executives with sound governance advice and horizon scanning in a commercial context. You will provide support, advice and training internally and externally in relation to corporate governance and company law and provide end to end support for an allocated portfolio of companies including ownership of constitutional documentation, preparing annual agendas, ensuring papers are of a high quality and observing in house principles and Board Intelligence
What you'll need to succeed
You might be a part-qualified or fully qualified Chartered Secretary (ACIS or FCIS), or possess an equivalent level of professional qualification and experience; you should be educated to degree level. You will be experienced in all aspects of company secretarial work and have a good knowledge of underlying legislation and its application to practical situations, plus practical experience of managing projects and delivering change to the business. You will be a real team player and will be able to manage relationships at all levels of the business to influence the achievement of good governance outcomes. You should be proactive and passionate about your work and not be afraid to voice your opinions and help bring about change.
What's in it for you
This is a great opportunity if you are looking for the next step up in your career. Our client offer an excellent benefits package and are committed to continuous improvement; they will offer you access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities. This is an opportunity with a first-class company offering flexible working and a high-quality collaborative team environment.
Please contact Harriet Chapman at Hays Legal for further information on this role.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.