A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a confident and proactive individual with governance support experience to take a lead role in supporting a range of wholly owned companies within a portfolio group.
The position includes:
• co-ordinating secretariat support for clients in line with service level agreements
• acting on behalf of the Company Secretary through attending Board and committee meetings, advising on corporate governance issues and taking minutes
• advising directors on their duties and responsibilities and ensuring compliance with legislation and governance policies
• assisting in governance projects such as company reviews and setting up of new companies when required
• developing and delivering training for directors, company officers and secretariat team
• overseeing maintenance of statutory registers and Companies House registrations
You should be an excellent communicator with strong negotiation skills, have superb minute taking skills and show an aptitude for influencing change and have confidence in presenting at an executive level. Substantial knowledge and experience of company governance and practice is essential along with good organisation skills and political awareness.
In return, we offer a great reward package and the opportunity to work flexibly on a hybrid basis (office and working from home) with an interesting workload during an exciting time of growth within a commercial area of Blackpool Council’s service.
Please note this is a politically restricted post. Attendance at some evening meetings will be required.
If you would like an informal discussion regarding this post, please email us at Company.Secretary@blackpool.gov.uk.
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This post requires access to PSN (Public Services Network) services or networks and the successful post holder will be required to undertake a Basic Disclosure check of unspent convictions through Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). This post is also subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance, evidence of any essential qualifications and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.