£45,000 - £50,000 + bonus + benefits


Highly established global investment management group with over $300 billion AUM with offices in 3 global financial centres. They now have a newly created high profile, leadership role within their Corporate Secretarial function.


  • Relevant Company Secretariat or Governance qualifications
  • Experience of working in a company secretary or governance role
  • Knowledge of relevant company law and company secretarial requirements
  • Knowledge of corporate governance matters
  • Knowledge of Blueprint
  • Pro-active, able to work on own initiate with strong organisational skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels and ability to work with cross-functional teams


This is a newly created role sitting within a team of 5 within the Corporate Secretarial team which provides the corporate secretarial services and support to the Board. The team also provides governance advice and support, partnering with other business units to deliver on governance and regulatory projects. You will be responsible for the implementation and maintenance of governance processes for the Corporate Secretariat team. You will also be involved in the delivery and implementation of governance and regulatory projects. Your responsibilities include the following:

  • Implement and maintain governance processes for the Corporate Secretariat team, including the quarterly review of group structure charts and company lists;
  • Undertake a quarterly review of corporate information maintained on Blueprint for Group subsidiaries;
  • Facilitate quarterly reviews of and updates to Powers of Attorney for Group companies;
  • Maintain the Corporate Secretariat & Governance site, to ensure it includes up-to-date corporate secretarial and governance information;
  • Manage and responding to KYC and other information requests;
  • Advise on governance to ensure compliance with relevant statutory and legal provisions;
  • Participate in governance projects being undertaken at the firm (e.g. Senior Managers and Certification Regime) and implementing changes where required;
  • Maintain the Corporate Governance Manual in accordance with best practice; and
  • Assist with the identification and implementation of process improvements for the Corporate Secretariat team.
  • Acting as Company Secretary to a portfolio of the Group's UK non-regulated subsidiary boards;
  • Preparing agendas for UK subsidiary board meetings, attending meetings, preparing minutes, managing minute reviews and following up action items;
  • Liaising with management regarding the provision and content of board papers;