Company Secretary

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Secretary
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £ 65000 - £ 70000 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Flexible

Are you an experienced company secretary? Do you have a passion for London?


Want to work for an incredibly well known and respected business?


Our client is offering competitive salary, fantastic benefits and the chance to be part of a great team!!


This company prides itself in its exceptional promotion of everything that exemplifies London, including its history, society and innovation. Due to the increasing growth of the business, they have decided to create this brand new exciting role. As company secretary you will support them in continuing to sustain an economic growth which is resilient and inclusive. A fantastic company to work for which supports businesses with growth, assists the visitor economy, promotes London's reputation and creates profit making partnerships and ventures.


JOB TITLE: Company Secretary


COMPANY: Promotional Agency


CONTRACT: Permanent


START: ASAP


LOCATION: Central London


BENEFITS: 30 days annual leave, 7.5% company pension, discounted perks, Better Bankside card for local discounts, Healthcare and more.


CULTURE: Passionate and innovative organisation with excellent team morale


DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT EXCLUSIVE TO:



  • Company Secretary - act as Company Secretary, ensuring that the company fulfils its legal, filing and other responsibilities as a company limited by guarantee in the UK and in all global markets in which we operate. In this capacity, the Director of Corporate Affairs will be a director or named person where required for our Group and subsidiaries.

  • Board management - Working with the Chairman of the Board and the Chief Executive, /ensure the Board provide expert scrutiny, governance and advice to the executive. This will include effectively curating meeting agendas which foreground key issues in a timely fashion, creating papers, and in partnership with the Governance and Strategy Manager (direct report), maintaining accurate minutes.

  • Board advice - supported by the Company's legal advisors, provide advice to the Board on formal matters of governance and law.

  • Reporting - ensure that the company meets it requirements for reporting and disclosures under our grant agreement.

  • Corporate risk - together with the MD, Strategy & Operations, be responsible for the identification and management of key Group-level corporate risks - including but not limited to conduct and compliance risk - through the Risk Register, which is a key product for the Audit and Finance Committee of the Board.

  • Ethics and whistleblowing - act as company lead on ethics, acting as secretariat for the company's ethics committee, leading on continuous improvement of our ethics approach, and managing the whistleblowing process.

  • Corporate policies - managing the compliance officer, driving efficient corporate policies which reduce risk, create efficiency, and support the organisation in delivering mission driven outcomes.

  • Global perspective - understand, identify and manage risks in each market in which we operate globally, and similarly manage risks created by operating in more than one market, including extraterritorial policies.

  • Data - act as Data Protection Officer, exercising strong data protection and information governance, though setting strong polices and managing the compliance officer (direct report).




SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:




  • Leadership: Able to lead multidisciplinary teams, and motivate, coach and encourage others to maximise their own and their team's potential. Creates an inclusive, supportive culture which is ambitious for the company and for London. Builds strong, trusted working relationships with peers.

  • Governance: Able to demonstrate suitability for the Company Secretary role, most likely meeting the criteria set out in the UK Corporate Governance Code. Able to use the governance toolkit to improve efficiency, mitigate and minimise risk, and support the delivery of the company's mission.

  • Counsel: able to win the trust of, and advise, the Board and other senior leaders.



  • Risk management: Able to identify and mitigate reputational risk issues including political and media driven issues.

  • Personal growth: Demonstrates self-awareness, frequently seeking out challenges and opportunities to improve both personal and organisational performance.



  • Delivery - the ability to identify and deliver outcomes in a mission driven, social enterprise context.

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