Manager, Specialist Corporate Governance

Manager, Specialist Corporate Governance

The role will offer an insight into some of the UK's leading Plc's and fastest growing smaller businesses. The role is immensely varied and will provide unique challenges, which will call upon all the experience gained in your company secretarial career thus far. The role will have immediate responsibility for a small portfolio of main market listed and AIM clients looking for the highest levels of boardroom and general support. The role will be tasked with building and continuing strong and enduring client relationships while seeking out further opportunities to further develop the groups impressive growth. The role will bring the candidate face to face with a wide range of Board-level and senior individuals across a diverse range of market sectors. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide company secretarial, corporate governance and board support services to a portfolio of predominantly listed and highly governed/regulated companies, ensuring that their needs are interpreted precisely and responded to correctly and that the client is kept regularly informed of progress and costs;
  • Providing high quality board, committee meeting and AGM support to clients, coordinating agendas and papers, attending board, committee and general meetings throughout the UK, taking accurate and comprehensive minutes and circulating for review. 
  • Be fully conversant with the relevant systems, procedures and services of Jordans Corporate Law (JCL) as a whole and to work with colleagues to ensure that the work processes of JCL and the Specialist Corporate Governance team are carried out efficiently and effectively.
  • Ensure that all completed work is promptly invoiced, raising interim invoices as appropriate.
  • Work closely with clients, identifying ways in which we can develop the relationship and ensure client retention.
  • Work closely with other members of JCL in identifying areas where current systems and services can be developed.
  • Ensure that files are compliant with current money laundering regulations, conduct ongoing client contact to ensure that the customer due diligence information requested is received within a reasonable time frame
  • Maintain systems that enable us to manage and control customer due diligence activity and reporting all concerns in respect of suspicion of money laundering activity to the Compliance Officer.
  • Identify, promote and develop commercial opportunities wherever possible and to keep clients informed of new products, services and changes in legislation.
  • Play an active role in the business development, supporting marketing, promotional and sales initiatives as appropriate.
  • Refer any complaints or testimonials to the appropriate manager immediately
  • Perform ad-hoc requests at the request of the Associate Director.

Qualifications and other requirements

  • Educated to degree level and completed or working towards ICSA qualification, preferably with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the listed or regulated company secretarial fields.
  • Experience of servicing board and committee meetings, sound and competent minute-taking skills and general boardroom exposure; confident and able to deal with colleagues and clients at all levels, including board directors and senior managers.
  • Confidence in travelling independently to meetings throughout the UK and comfortable with occasional overnight stays.
  • Experience of complex and routine company secretarial transactions and filing and notification requirements, using company secretarial software and/or Companies House web-filing.  


First Floor, 10 Temple Back, Bristol, BS1 6FL
+44 117 923 0600
+44 117 923 0063

How to apply

If you meet the requirements, please send your detailed CV (English) to;

Human Resources Director
+44 117 918 1315