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Assistant/Company Secretary

Hays Legal
England, Wiltshire, Swindon
Closing date
5 Jul 2021

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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
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Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, we offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

We offer confidential, expert advice on job opportunities, compensation, business plans and exit strategies pertinent to professionals considering a move. We have the ear of key decision makers across all our clients and we have been instrumental in introducing and placing hundreds of fee earners and company secretaries into a vast array of organisations. From blue chip corporates, national and international firms through to niche practices, we have deep knowledge of the legal company secretary market.

If an organisation has strategic growth plans or needs incisive market analysis, we are often consulted as a first point of contact.

Understanding your needs

Whether you are looking to progress your career as a lawyer, legal executive, paralegal or company secretary, Hays' unparalleled recruiting expertise will assist you realising your career potential by finding you the right role at the right time.

Our consultants have an expert knowledge of the legal jobs market within UK and internationally. We aim to work closely with you and build a thorough understanding of your goals and aspirations through discussions and meetings.

We will:
- work with you to refine your CV
- offer guidance on how to improve your prospects
- provide insight into the sulture and expectations of the organisation to ensure you are well prepared throughout the interview process
- guide you through any job offer discussions, acting as your representative to ensure your interests are looked after

To find out more about currently available jobs or for advice on your recruitment needs visit or contact your local Hays office.

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