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Company Secretary

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: Significant Six Figure Salary per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Compliance
  • Contact: Paul Sherlock
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 883 2746
  • Expiry Date: 30 July 2024
  • Job Ref: PS/11867(L)

Our client, a market leader with an international presence, seeks a high-calibre Company Secretary to join their successful, dynamic team. As a not-for-profit organisation owned by its members, they are a leading protection entity in the healthcare sector, providing expert assistance on a wide range of legal and ethical issues.

The Company Secretary will play a crucial role in the business, with significant C-Suite exposure. You will ensure the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements and oversee efficient administration, focusing on statutory compliance and implementing board decisions effectively.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Oversee Board meetings, including administration, agenda coordination, minute production, and outcome implementation.
  • Navigate the technical demands of operating across multiple jurisdictions (Australia, Caribbean, Hong Kong, South Africa).
  • Ensure high-level governance and efficient implementation of board decisions.
  • Provide guidance to the board on responsibilities and duties.
  • Maintain up-to-date, legally compliant company policies and procedures.
  • Manage relationships with shareholders and other stakeholders.


  • Qualified Company Secretary (ICSA) or equivalent.
  • Experience in a similar role, preferably in the not-for-profit/mutual or FCA regulated sector.
  • Excellent knowledge of company law and corporate governance.
  • Hands-on approach with strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Stakeholder engagement and C-Suite interaction experience.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and the opportunity to work for a highly respected organisation. This role can be home-based, with the need to attend various Board meetings throughout the year.

Applicants must be located and eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship.

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