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Deputy Company Secretary
Central Support - UK

Job reference: 014975

Location: Central Support - UK

Closing date: 05/02/2023

Department: Legal

deputy company secretary


Location: Central London

Nord Anglia Education is looking to recruit a Deputy Company Secretary to join our Legal team, sat within the Group Central Support.  

As a member of the central support Legal team in our London headquarters location, we are looking for someone to work alongside the Head of Corporate & Commercial, Legal.


The role:

We seek a talented, qualified and experienced Deputy Company Secretary specialist to:

  • Manage, and be the principal point of contact for, outsourced registered agents and company secretarial service providers across a global portfolio.
  • Liaise with external legal counsel, auditors and any other parties as and when required.
  • Liaising with various departments and offices in different countries and time zones across a global portfolio.
  • Managing a group-wide framework to ensure group companies comply with local requirements.
  • Maintain corporate compliance calendar.
  • Implementing tools and procedures to improve record-keeping of group company information.
  • Managing a group-wide framework to ensure group companies comply with local requirements.
  • Maintain corporate compliance calendar.
  • Implementing tools and procedures to improve record-keeping of group company information.
  • Responsible for incorporation of new companies relating to real estate and M&A projects as well as integration of acquired companies for M&A projects.
  • Providing support to Chief Legal Officer & Company Secretary at meetings of the NAE Group board and its committees, including:
  • Maintaining forward planners.
  • Working with management to set agenda.
  • Ensuring the timely publication of high-quality materials to board portal, working with internal colleagues to assemble the relevant materials.
  • Producing high quality minutes within expected timescales.
  • Tracking to completion actions arising from meetings.

The Successful Candidate will possess:

  • Experience in a large, multinational company environment, supporting a global portfolio.
  • Degree holder.
  • ICSA qualification or equivalent.
  • Solid post-qualification company secretarial experience.
  • Excellent technology skills, including in relevant software packages such as subsidiary management systems, board portals (e.g. Diligent), Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Visio.
  • High level planning, prioritisation and organisational skills.
  • Willing to help and be flexible.
  • The ability to work accurately and meet tight deadlines.
  • The ability to identify issues, suggest and implement solutions as necessary.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels in a wide variety of countries and time zones.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn essential.
  • Desirable attributes include:
  • Experience in a listed company environment.
  • Experience in an in-house company secretarial function preferred.
  • Foreign language skills (such as Chinese, Spanish or French).

About Us

Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium international schools organisation. Our 81 international schools are located in the Americas, Europe, China, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Together, they educate more than 74,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary education.  We are driven by one unifying philosophy: we are ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools.​​​​​​​

By joining Nord Anglia Education you will become part of a committed and innovative team.  As a member of the world’s leading premium schools group you will be joining an active network of like-minded people across the world.


To Apply

On-line applications need to be directly through the Nord Anglia Education careers page and should include a CV.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


 

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