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The opportunity

EY's Corporate Secretarial (CoSec) team is growing and we are looking for a manager to join our UK team. This is a great opportunity to become part of a global professional services firm to work with a variety of clients on exciting projects, be market facing and develop managerial skills.

We support our clients to achieve their governance, compliance and business objectives, your role will involve managing relationships with those clients as well as managing a team to deliver exceptional client service. You will have strong technical skills and the ability to communicate with a variety of audiences.

The role is focused on delivering corporate governance advisory projects for our clients, who include FTSE 100/250 and AiM organisations as well as fast growing and larger private companies.

Your key responsibilities
  • Management & delivery of governance advisory projects, including:
    • Secretariat operational effectiveness reviews
    • Corporate governance frameworks
    • Board effectiveness reviews
    • Subsidiary governance advisory
  • Monitoring changes in the legislative and regulatory environment and identifying new opportunities in the UK market
  • External business development and internal networking to create opportunities
  • Supervision and development of team members
  • Development of thought leadership r...

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  • Development of thought leadership relating to corporate governance matters
  • Board meeting support
  • Secondments into clients
Skills and attributes for success
  • Driven and self-motivated;
  • Ability to confidently manage and develop junior team members
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with people at all levels;
  • Attention to detail and a well-organised approach to work;
  • The ability to prioritise work and to work well under pressure;
  • A commercial outlook
To qualify for the role you must
  • Be ICSA qualified
  • Have experience of managing &.or developing staff
  • Experience of UK corporate governance code within a listed environment
Ideally, you'll also have
  • Experience working in a professional services firm

What we look for

We are looking for an experienced company secretarial professional who is looking for a challenging and rewarding role that will in turn offer career opportunity.

What working at EY offers?

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:
  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you
EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a b etter working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.
Job Sector
Admin, Secretarial & PA
Job Position
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