FTSE 250 seeks an experienced and resilient Deputy Company Secretary (dedicated number two) to join the group in the capacity of Director of Secretariat, reporting directly to the General Counsel & Company Secretary. This role will be offered as a full time, permanent position. You will also lead and manage a team of three in the Group Secretariat in monitoring and providing guidance, awareness and advice on compliance issues around the UK Corporate Governance Code, FCA rulebooks, Companies Act 2006 and other relevant legislation and regulation.
You will be accountable to the General Counsel & Company Secretary and support the Board in significant areas of governance and compliance to help aid their ability to affect the Company’s profile and/or reputation.
The successful candidate will be a qualified Solicitor or Chartered Secretary with extensive listed company experience, preferably gained within the FTSE350. You'll need to demonstrate strong communication skills and the ability to influence at all levels across the business. Being methodical of thought and decisive in decision making is critical in this role. You'll be expect to lead from the front with the GC & Company Secretary in providing innovative solutions to allow the Group to achieve its longer term strategic goals. A full job description is available on request.