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Our FTSE AIM 100 listed client has an opening for a Deputy to join the team. Reporting into the Chief Governance & Compliance Officer/Company Secretary (“CGCO”), you will lead on the day-to-day work of the company secretarial function, with two members of staff reporting into you.

You will lead on providing quality company secretariat services to the global business. The role holder will deputise for the CGCO in providing company secretarial services and support to the plc Board of Directors and its Committees. You will also oversee entity management for the Group of companies. A full job description is available on request, some duties are outlined below;

Key Responsibilities include;

Board Support

  • Assist with provision of high-quality company secretarial support to the plc Directors
  • Manage the board papers process; support the delivery of high quality papers

  • Minute-taking of Board Committee meetings
  • Coordinate the annual board performance evaluation led by the Company Secretary
  • Deputise for the Company Secretary as required

Entity Administration

  • Supervision of provision of company secretarial assistance for c40 subsidiaries globally
  • Supervision of new incorporations and dissolutions
  • Supervision of subsidiary Boards; delivery of subsidiary director training and policies
  • Supporting M&A transactions as the need arises

Share Plan & Share Capital Administration

  • Administration of the global share incentive plans
  • Action exercises, grants, vests and releases
  • Manage relationship with the plan administrator


  • Ensure full compliance with the company’s chosen corporate governance code, the QCA Code
  • Supporting with responding to governance-related enquiries from shareholders
  • Delivery of monthly reporting to the CGCO on entity compliance activities and governance trends


  • Draft the Governance and Additional Information sections of the Annual Report & Accounts to a very high standard
  • Contribute to the overall Annual Report & Accounts production process

Audit & Risk Committee Support

  • Potentially to act as Secretary to the Audit & Risk Committee



  • Responsible for the logistics of the AGM


  • Advise the CGCO, and the plc Directors, with respect to best practice corporate governance and their duties under company law and stock exchange regulations

Line Management

  • Line manager for the above listed direct reports

Skills, Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Full CGI/ICSA qualified with +7 years’ post-qualification experience
  • Experience of company secretarial practice and processes for a UK-listed global business
  • Experience of global entity management
  • Good writing skills; Experience in producing content for the Annual Report & Accounts
  • Highly numerate and experience in managing share plan administration
  • Extremely well organised, strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to liaise confidentially at all levels and to act with discretion
  • Minute-taking experience
  • Service-oriented
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, growing business and to take ownership of setting up and/or improving processes


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