Job description / Role
Our client is a forward thinking financial services organisation who is looking to hire a professional assistant company secretary to support the legal department with all board management and corporate secretarial matters for the organisation, its group companies and investments.
Responsibilities include organising board and committee meetings including preparation, collation and distribution of board and committee packs. Confirming board decisions accurately, correctly recording minutes of meetings and following-up accordingly. This role will include preparing and drafting all resolutions in writing whilst assisting the Legal Department in preparing all accurate submissions to the board. You will also maintain knowledge of governance requirements, trends and key matters of interest for the board. In addition, you will keep abreast of all regulatory or constitutional changes and policies that might affect the organisation, and provide updates on any governance issues and best practices. Other responsibilities include renewal of registrations and required constitutional documents on behalf of subsidiary companies, as well as, maintaining systematic filing and records of documentation.
To join this leading organisation you should hold either a Company Secretary Qualification, Paralegal Certificate or law Degree. You should have a minimum of 3-5 years’ relevant experience working within a forward thinking and progressive organisation who has multiple subsidiaries and investments. You should also have good knowledge of compliance, governance and regulatory matters. Excellent English communication skills both written and verbal and also be able to confidently prepare documents to the highest standard. You should be able to communicate confidently and proactively with all internal/external stakeholders to board level, whilst working under pressure to meet tight deadlines. Preference for candidates based within the GCC, who are happy to relocate to Qatar.
About the Company
The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.
Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.