Assistant Company Secretary

Blue Octopus
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Competitive Salary
25 Nov 2021
23 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Border to Coast is now looking to appoint an Assistant Company Secretary to join our Legal & Company Secretariat Team.

The purpose of this role is to manage part of the Board and all the Executive governance structures within Border to Coast.

Supporting the Company Secretary in guiding the Board Chair and the Board Committee Chairs on their responsibilities, you will design and implement the annual governance calendar and diarise meetings with all Board Committee and Executive Committee members. You will be involved in the annual review and be responsible for updating governance maps and terms of reference of the Executive Committees and support the Chairs in ensuring that the Executive Committees function efficiently and effectively. The Assistant Company Secretary will also manage Executive Committee meetings, draft agendas, prepare and distribute board and meeting packs, attend and minute meetings and manage action logs.

We’re looking for someone who is ICSA qualified (or part qualified) and who has demonstrable experience of working within a company secretarial department. You’ll have excellent stakeholder engagement and influencing skills, effective communication skills and strong analytical capability. We’d also like you to have technical knowledge of corporate governance and the ability to manage board and committee meetings; setting agendas, taking minutes and producing follow up actions.

Experience of a financial services background is desirable.

Border to Coast Pensions Partnership is a collaboration of 11 Local Government Pension Funds with a total asset value of £55 billion. Border to Coast is an FCA regulated investment company managing assets through both internal (direct securities) and external (funds) management with a number of investment vehicles, including an Authorised Contractual Scheme. Border to Coast started managing financial assets from mid-2018.

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We have an open and supportive culture with a commitment to learning and valuing everyone’s skills and contribution.

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