Role details

Deputy Company Secretary

Watford   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Medical technology company
  • Seeking Deputy Company Secretary

About Our Client

FTSE 100 Medical Technology Company seeking a Deputy Company Secretary based in Watford.

Job Description

Board and Committees

Meetings, minutes and agenda planning for Audit

Acting as secretary to the Audit and Disclosures Committee

Write some papers for Remuneration and Audit Committees

Oversight of PLC statutory registers

Maintenance of Conflicts of Interest register

NED letters of appointment


Managing registrar relationship

Managing Depository bank relationship

Retendering registrar and depository

Oversight of AGM, AGM voting analysis

Implementation of new shareholder related requirements, eg. Dematerialisation

Management of Dividend process - planning, payment, fee reimbursement

Drafting shareholder documentation - circulars

Management of S793-808 process

Share Plans

Assist Company Secretary with share plans - dilution, guidelines, trusts

Gain a working knowledge of the company's share plans


The Deputy Company Secretary will be drafting Corporate Governance Statement

Liaising with corporate communications on website disclosures on reporting

Directorship announcements

Oversight of provision of detail for annual Report/20F

Implementing new reporting requirements

Management of Insider Lists

Proofing Annual Report


The Deputy Company Secretary will enhance the establishment of global protocols for statutory entities

Setting up entities in new territories

Management of overseas governance health check

Liaison with tax on corporate reorganisations and manage co sec support



Team Management

Management of Company Secretariat Administrator and Company Secretariat Assistant

The Successful Applicant

  • Qualified Company Secretary (ideally FCIS) with substantial experience (7 years post qualification) within a UK listed environment and experience of overseas listings, global corporate entities and restructures and managing a small team.
  • Regarded internally as the "go-to" person on corporate governance, registration and global corporate entity matters.
  • Seen as credible successor to Company Secretary within 5 years Noticeable improvement in the level of service provided by external advisors, particularly share plan administrators, registrars and depository banks. Enhanced level of information provided in external shareholder communications and on company website relating to shareholder and governance matters.
  • The Deputy Company Secretary will have effective management of small sub-team and development of other team members.

What's on Offer


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