Compliance, Internal Audit & Risk

Governance Officer (Assistant Company Secretary)

£50k - £60k per annum


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About the role:


  • Provide high-quality client-focused corporate governance advice to Boards and/or Committees to include:
  • preparing agendas in line with business priorities and governance requirements;
  • drafting, commissioning, reviewing and editing papers and reports;
  • briefing paper authors and attendees;
  • preparing high-quality minutes;
  • circulating and tracking actions arising from meetings;
  • monitoring and flagging conflicts of interests.
  • Respond in a timely fashion to group and client queries relating to corporate governance issues
  • Governance requirements and arrangements in practice
  • Advice to the Group and clients on Company Law and LLP legislation
  • Governance and corporate filings

Skills desired:

  • Excellent relationship management skills, able to work with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.
  • Ability to present pragmatic alternatives and propose solutions.
  • Have excellent attention to detail including proof reading and drafting skills.
  • Have excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Office and Corporate Governance software.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be a collaborative team player with a flexible approach.
  • Take full responsibility and accountability for your own tasks, while seeking advice and assistance when necessary.
  • Maintaining quality standards during times of change.
  • Experience of working in a Secretariat or Governance team preferably within the Lloyd’s and/or London Market.
  • Have experience of providing high-quality client-focused corporate governance advice to Boards and/or Committees
  • Board portal software
  • Worked on governance change that has positively impacted on an organisation’s effectiveness.

If interested, please apply below. Alternatively, email

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