Assistant Company Secretary

England, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
Competitive Remuneration
03 Sep 2019
01 Oct 2019
Tom Shaw
Job Title
Company Secretary
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading Cambridge-based global research and life sciences organisation is seeking a to hire an Assistant Company Secretary. This role will be offered on a permanent, full time contract.

The Role

Reporting to the General Counsel in a tight-knit team, the Assistant Company Secretary will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the GC to enhance the company's governance framework
  • Maintaining statutory books
  • Monitoring changes in legislation and the regulatory environment relevant the business and providing forward looking advice
  • Co-ordinating and working closely with the team during the annual report process and AGM
  • Managing the company share option scheme in conjunction with the HR team
  • Preparing board minutes
  • Maintaining the contract management system in conjunction with the legal team
  • Undertaking various corporate governance projects, including reviews of terms of reference and matters reserved for the Board, oversight of project insider lists, block listing activities, data protection and insurance

Candidate Profile

The ideal Assistant Company Secretary will have:

  • A formal secretarial qualification (ICSA) /Qualified as a Lawyer with experience in a UK listed company environment
  • Experience of company share schemes
  • Data protection and insurance matters (beneficial)
  • Experience of policy work, establishing policies, training employees and checking compliance

On Offer

The Assistant Company Secretary will be rewarded with:

  • A competitive salary and benefits package
  • The opportunity to work in a fast-paced, agile organisation at the forefront of scientific advancement

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