Our international manufacturing client seeks to recruit a Company Secretary. This role would suit a qualified candidate with broad ranging experience and strong commercial awareness to provide the following service;
Act as primary point of contact and source of advice for all governance related matters.
Ensure compliance with all non-product-related legal and regulatory matters relevant to the UK&I business including leading on data protection, anti-bribery, competition and modern slavery.
Risk Management - Lead the discussion on the annual review of the Top 10 risks.
Provide sound legal and commercial advice on all aspects of business transactions.
Support the Contracts and Legal Advisor to work with the business to review and draft a wide range of legal documentation
Responsible for the UK&I annual renewaland liaise with Group in respect of the global insurance programme.
Manage the legal and administrative aspects of the real estate portfolio.
Responsible for all entity management activities, including overseeing statutory filings, maintenance of statutory records.
Work with the Group Patent Manager on trademark applications, renewals, surrenders and infringements.
Liaise with the independent Chair of the pension trustees and pension trustees’ legal advisors as required
Lead and manage the team.
Provide support on any ad hoc activities and projects as instructed by the Managing Director or Finance Director.
This role would suit a candidate with the following skills and experience;
Fully qualified as a governance professional (ACG or FCG) or legal professional.
Experienced company secretary working at a senior level in a large,multi-faceted commercial organisation operating across B2B and B2C channels either as sole practitioner or of leading a small team.
Experienced adviser to the executive board.
Able to manage a complex workload prioritizing as required, delegating and monitoring functional activity.
Experience of managing, developing and motivating a team.
Outcome-focused and responsive to the needs of the business
Dynamic and adaptable, robust but pragmatic.
Strong commercial awareness and approach.
This full-time role will report to the Finance Director – UK and Ireland. There is a team of three reporting to this role. The head office is based in the Midlands - very close to a major train station. A full job description is available on request.