Legal & Compliance Manager & Board Secretary

Propel Consult

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Posted
Ref: LP127-1952

Job description / Role

Company:
Our client is a Leading integrated workplace solutions providers in KSA. They are currently looking to recruit a Legal & Compliance Manager & Board Secretary to be based in Riyadh
Report to: CEO / Board of Directors

Duties & Responsibilities
• Ensuring that the procedure for Directors’ appointment is properly carried out and according to rules and regulations set by CMA, the Saudi Corporate Companies Law and the Articles of Association.
• Assisting in the proper induction of Directors, including assessing their specific training needs relative to the statutory and regulatory requirements. maintaining statutory books, including registers of members, directors and secretaries
• Providing comprehensive practical support and guidance to Directors in their individual capacities in addition to guiding all of them collectively.
• Ensuring that all information flows is based on clarity and transparency.
• Anticipating all legislative, regulatory developments and advising the Board on their potential implications. Developing and overseeing the systems that ensure the company complies with all applicable codes, in addition to its legal and statutory requirements.
• Conduct or direct internal investigations of compliance issues.
• Develop regulatory risk management strategy.
• Review the Company’s governance framework
• File appropriate compliance reports with regulatory bodies.
• Review and modify policies and procedures to comply with any regulatory changes.
• Verify that all regulatory policies and procedures have been documented, implemented, and communicated.
• Consult with Company’s lawyers as and when necessary to address difficult legal compliance issues.
• Following-up and ensuring that Board’s meetings are held within the time limits specified.
• Organizing and administering Board meetings
• Communicating, where appropriate, outcome of Board deliberations throughout the Company.
• Assist in the compilation of board papers and to filter them to ensure compliance with good Corporate Governance.
• Maintaining all Board related documents and reports (i.e. minutes of meetings, reports on conflict of interest, etc).
• Maintaining the register of shareholders and monitoring changes in share ownership of the company
• Organizing, preparing agendas for and taking minutes of board meetings and annual general meetings (AGMs);
• Paying dividends and managing share option schemes; taking a role in share issues, mergers and takeovers
• Act as the Secretary of all Board’s Committees:
• Prepare all meetings agendas.
• Prepare all the documents relating to the agenda items and circulating those documents before the meeting.
• Verifying the quorum of the meetings.
• Drafting the minutes of meetings and all committees’ recommendations and resolutions.
• Follow-up on the actions, resolutions and recommendations as defined in the minutes.
• Submitting all committees’ reports and recommendations to the Board of Directors.

Salary:
SAR 30,000 to 35,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.

Requirements

Qualifications & Experience
• Certified Professional Degree in Compliance.
• Degree level education, preferably in law or Business Administration.
• Minimum of 7 year’s relevant working experience in a similar role.
• Previous experience in a company secretary role in regulatory environment.
• Work Experience in Saudi Arabia
• A good understanding of the legal and governance statutory framework
• Detailed level technical level knowledge in relation to corporate governance and company secretariat requirements
• Understanding the company’s business thoroughly

About the Company

Propel Consult delivers a service in step with the needs of both our client companies and candidates. Our ability to add value to all levels of recruitment stems from our wholehearted belief in providing a professional service to both parties. We have built relationships with many leading indigenous and mulitnational organisations throughout the Middle East and internationally in countries such as UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt and many more. Concentrating our resources has created 5 distinct specialist divisions:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Construction
  • Architecture & Engineering

Candidates who applied for this job also applied for:
Director, Legal and Compliance - Arabic Speaking
Michael Page
Saudi Arabia 15 Oct
Senior Legal Counsel
SAP Middle East & North Africa
Riyadh 28 Oct
In House Legal Counsel
JAM Recruitment
Riyadh 25 Oct
Legal and Compliance Manager - French Multinational in FMCG
Michael Page
UAE 14 Nov
Legal Counsel
Linum Consult
Doha 4 Nov
Job Alerts by Email
  • Personalised updates on latest career opportunities
  • Insights on hiring and employment activity in your industry
  • Typically sent twice a month
Secretary salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 5,500

Breakdown available for industries, cities and years of experience