Head of Company Secretary

£85000 - £110000 per annum



Head of Company Secretary within an Insurnace firm to assist the Legal Director in the day-to-day operation and management of the Company Secretary function, leading and developing a team, undertaking all duties of Company Secretary for the Group.


  • Lead on the coordination and administration of all Group Board, Committee and Executive meetings
  • Act as liaison to the Group’s Directors, Executive Management and Senior Leadership
  • Assist the Group’s Directors in their understanding of the relevant regulatory and corporate governance structures and the rules with which they must comply, and to assist with specific internal training if required
  • Lead on key initiatives to corporate governance and strategy
  • Manage new Director induction, development and mentoring programmes
  • Provide quality assurance in the preparation and finalisation of Board and Executive meeting papers
  • Provide expert advice to support the effective governance of the Group
  • Develop and coach team
  • Oversee and lead the organisation and preparation of agendas for all Board, Committee and Executive meetings as well as annual general meetings (AGMs)
  • In liaison with the Legal Director, monitor and make management aware of any changes in legislation, commenting upon how such changes might impact the business
  • Liaise with the Registrar of Companies as required
  • Support the business with the coordination of the annual Financial Statements and Annual Return and the renewal of the Insurance cover for employees, equipment and premises
  • Maintain relevant statutory books, including registers of members, directors and secretaries
  • Be fully aware of the Company’s Health & Safety Policy and to be the nominated individual providing


  • Strong experience of corporate governance, administration and management
  • Proven track record of leading a team
  • Extensive experience delivering to a Board Directors and Executives
  • Experience of working in the general insurance industry, financial services or Banking
  • Previous experience in overseeing and administering of Boards and Committees in multi-jurisdictional environment
  • Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators qualifications

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.


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