Company Secretarial Administrator (Part-time, 3 days per week)
£Competitive (dependent on experience) & excellent benefits
Changing the world is no easy task. But in 1999 that’s exactly what Good Energy set out to do. Its purpose is to enable people, in their homes and their businesses, to play an important role in combatting climate change, by providing households and businesses access to locally sourced 100% renewable energy. Fast forward to today, and the business is now a key player in the renewable energy space, and despite challenging market conditions has continued to grow profitably over the past 5 years.
The business has recently reviewed its longer-term strategy and is now poised to take a leap forwards, focused on a transformational growth agenda which delivers long term value for its customers, shareholders and people. This will enable the achievement of its purpose; powering the choice for customers, of a cleaner greener future. Good Energy now employs around 300 people in the historic market town of Chippenham, Wiltshire.
About the role
Reporting to the Assistant Company Secretary, in this role you’ll provide company secretarial administration support operating within the Legal Affairs team. You’ll play an integral part in ensuring that the core governance function of the business is agile and effective and secretarial processes, procedures and systems are robust.
You’ll work closely with the Assistant Company Secretary to deliver key strategic priorities and meet board requirements. With responsibility for managing and delivering key events in the secretarial calendar such as the AGM, you’ll ensure that events are well organized and ran efficiently. You’ll also assist with the production and distribution of Board and Committee materials.
Other administrative tasks that you’ll be involved in will include maintaining statutory and corporate registers and records, company share schemes, ensuring minutes of proceedings of the Boards of subsidiary entities are appropriately filed and maintained and assisting with the production and publication of market announcements. You will also be involved in secretarial projects such as AGM, annual and interim reports and dividend payments.
With previous experience working with a company secretarial and ideally in a listed environment, you’ll have experience of administering electronic statutory registers and online filings.
We’re looking for a positive, focused and enthusiastic self-starter who has a keen eye for detail. You understand how a Secretarial operates, strive to meet deadlines and pride yourself on producing high quality work in a timely manner.
Able to manage your own workload and prioritise effectively, you are proactive and understand that maintaining a high level of detail is an all-important skill and key to the success of any Secretarial.
A great communicator and team player you are well versed in engaging with colleagues both verbally and in writing in an open and straightforward manner and enjoy in a relaxed yet dynamic environment where no two days are the same. You have an enquiring mind and enjoy working on a wide variety of projects and tasks at any one time.
A Company Secretarial qualification is desirable but not essential.
A background in the UK energy sector is desirable but not essential, however you must be motivated by working for a purpose and values led organisation, with the capability to learn about a complex industry, fast.
Behaviours - Works in a way which role models our values:
We are straightforward in how we communicate with each other and get things done.
We are determined and resilient, overcoming challenges to realise our purpose together.
We value people’s differences and recognise the strength they give us when we work together.
In fulfilling our purpose, we aim to balance fairly the needs of our people with those of our customers, our shareholders and our futureholders.
In addition to a competitive salary we also offer a wide range of benefits. Our office in Chippenham is very accessible; just a short drive off the M4 and a two minute walk from the train station
If you’d like to be part of a multi award winning, innovative and fast growing ethical energy business, we’d love to hear from you.
To apply please send a covering letter and a copy of your CV to email@example.com
Closing date: Sunday 17th February 2019
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