Trainee Company Secretary

London Permanent £25,000 - £35,000
  • Looking for a company secretarial role you can progress in?
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About Our Client

IT service management/Technology company

Job Description

  • Team performance & development: take ownership of own performance and for acquiring skills necessary to carry out the job. Provide on the job training and mentoring to more junior members of the team if directed
  • Managing change: participate in change, carry out any assigned tasks within the given timeframe
  • Leadership: understand and contribute to achieving the vision set out by team leaders. Look for opportunities to lead within direct team. Work collaboratively within team and wider LAS businesses
  • Identify and develop an understanding of core Asset Services business structures, processes, management and own discipline
  • Technical knowledge: gain and apply technical knowledge relevant to job role
  • Business knowledge: basic knowledge required of own business area. Limited knowledge required of other C&PCs propositions.
  • Chargeable hours (If applicable): ensure that all time charged is justified and is in line with internal policies/procedures.
  • Relationship management: effectively build and manage effective relationships with colleagues and be able to identify and engage with other key individuals/contacts within wider C&PCs. If client facing develop relationships with clients and intermediaries in relation to own portfolio
  • Sales (If applicable): identify opportunities to sell-on/cross-sell and pass ideas/knowledge to senior colleagues in LAS
  • Influencing: look for opportunities to influence and offers ideas. Achieve specific outcomes with stakeholders.
  • Data integrity/reporting: ensure quality and accuracy of own data. Flag errors/omissions in colleagues' work/client documents
  • Mandatory training: complete mandatory training as per the training calendar
  • Policies and procedures: read and understand the policies and procedures required for the job and keep up to date with amendments
  • Risk: ensure that all weaknesses/incidents identified in relation to service delivery/internal processes are reported to a Manager and recorded
  • Legal & regulatory: develop and maintain an understanding of any relevant legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Verbal communication & presentation: structure and communicate ideas and information clearly and effectively, 1:1 and with colleagues
  • Written communication: with guidance, produce all written communication to a high standard of accuracy.

The Successful Applicant

  • To be considered you will need to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of and commitment to the company secretarial profession. A proactive and flexible approach, upbeat manner and the ability to work in a team are essential
  • Recognised degree or equivalent qualification
  • Solid IT skills
  • Friendly, enjoys working as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive and flexible approach to workload
  • Organised, ability to handle conflicting deadlines
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • High level of accuracy, good attention to detail
  • Business and commercial awareness
  • Creative approach to problem solving

The following is also desirable:

  • Experience within, or understanding of, a professional services environment.
  • Legal training or experience.
  • Financial services experience, e.g. insurance, pensions.
  • Investment company experience.
  • Business development experience.
  • Degree or Masters in law, governance, business or finance.
  • Knowledge of Blueprint software.
  • Experience of a client/customer facing environment.

What's on Offer

Permanent role

Compeititve salary

Good benefits

Support/sponsor with the ICSA qualification

Rebekah Brown
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Phone number
+44 207 269 2292

Job summary

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Consultant name
Rebekah Brown
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2292
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