FTSE 100 seeks an experienced and open Head of Secretariat to join the business and manage the day-to-day operations of the corporate secretarial function, ensuring compliance with all relevant statutory and regulatory requirements, as well as those resulting from best practice. Reporting to the Chief Legal Officer/Co Sec, this role will oversee a small team of 3 in London and an 2 additional overseas team members.
The role carries a high degree of responsibility and independence, involving regular contact with senior management, other heads of central head office functions and external advisers. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the highest level of personal and professional integrity, as well as strong technical and professional capabilities and the ability to work autonomously with confidence and authority. Ideally, the appointed candidate will be fully ICSA qualified and have a demonstrable track record of company secretarial work within a large, listed multinational organisation/s. Management experience is also highly desirable.