Deputy Company Secretary

City of Cape Town, Western Cape 23 February

Alas Agisa Legal Recruitment

  • Description

    What will you do?
    • Support to the Group Company Secretary.
    • Assist with the Statutory Duties of being a Public Officer (Financial Services Board - FSB)
    • Draft minutes.
    • Assist Group Company Secretary to draft Company Secretarial input to Integrated Report and Board related submissions.
    • Support to Board & Group Exco members.
    • Research and draft legal opinions relevant to Company Secretariat.
    • Research and updates relating to the New Companies Act, Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) listing requirements and King IV (Corporate Governance).
    • Research and keeping abreast of Legal / Financial matters related to the life insurance business.
    • Assist with support to the Sanlam Foundation, Archives and the Shareholder Liaison departments.
    • Assist with Board, Exco and Forum minutes.
    • Compile and plan meeting Agendas.
    • Arrange Board and Committee working and submission papers for each committee in advance.
    • Preparation of Board packs & Board View uploads.
    • Assist in co-ordinating all Boards meetings, Annual General Meetings, committee meetings and with assistance of personal assistant arrange venue, travel, parking and catering – if required.
    • Liaison with the Sponsors, JSE and Transfer Secretaries
    • Assist with Budget input
    What will make you successful in this role?
    • Chartered Accountant or Admitted Attorney LLB, BCom graduate with articles or Chartered Secretaries (CIS) qualification.
    • Other equivalent legal or financial qualifications would be advantageous.
    • Knowledge of the latest applicable legislation e.g. Companies Act 2008, FSB regulations, JSE Listing Requirements and keeping abreast of these laws.
    • Experience in Microsoft Office Packages (General - Excel; PowerPoint; Word) and Board pack software.
    • Knowledge of long term insurance or other Financial Services Company experience will be to your advantage
    • Understanding of Boardview electronic Board packs or similar.
    • At least 5 years relevant experience or similar type experience.
    • Previous experience of working in a corporate environment will be to your advantage, especially listed company exposure.
    • Exposure to environment with sensitive/confidential information.
    • Business etiquette on an executive level.
    • Understanding of King IV compliance.
    • Excellent drafting capability.
    Personal qualities
    • Above average business communication skills (verbally and in writing) in English.
    • Accuracy & Professionalism
    • High levels of stress tolerance.
    • Collaborates - Influencing and Gaining Commitment from stakeholders
    • Interpersonal Skills
    • Displays Courage when situation requires it
    • Instills Trust
    • Deals with Ambiguity
    • Being Resilient
    • Situational Adaptability
    • Managing Work
    • Results Driven
    • Analytical Thinking
    • Treating Customers Fairly

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Years of experience: 5
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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