Company Secretary

Administration Full Time
  • Administration
  • Full Time
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Attractive Salary AED / Month
  • Salary: Attractive Salary
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience supporting elected boards, executives or senior level personnel.

Website Al Tayer Group

Established in 1979, Al Tayer Group is a privately-held, diversified company with operations in 12 countries in the Middle East and beyond. With over 7,800 employees from 95 different nationalities, the Group has its headquarters in Dubai, UAE.

Company Secretary

Job Purpose, Essential Roles and Responsibilities

  • To manage all company secretarial matters and governance relating to Al Tayer Group and its various subsidiaries at both shareholder and board level meetings.
  • To propose minimum agenda for all Board / Committee meetings in conjunction with the Management and Chairman for the Board / respective Committees.
  • To develop Annual Calendar for Board / Committee meetings in conjunction with the Chairman for the Board / respective Committees.
  • To have an understanding of the Company law’s requirements towards the shareholder and board meetings such as Annual General Meetings and Extraordinary General Meetings and an awareness on the Group Charter & relevant SOAs to facilitate compliance in such forums.
  • To identify any non-compliances (if any) from the above understanding and report such instances to Chief Audit & Risk Officer (CARO)
  • To collate all relevant information required for Board / Committees / Shareholder meetings and circulate the relevant documentation prior and subsequent to scheduled meetings.
  • To identify and track compliance issues such as ensuring the validity of notice, quorum, voting procedures with respect to relevant meetings, with full authority to suspend or cancel meetings where not held in accordance with required legal, regulatory and charter requirements.
  • To track the appointment and resignation of directors, auditors, and bankers.
  • To maintain confidentiality of the high level discussions in meetings and key documents and maintain independence through the reporting line with the Chairman
  • To administer and continuously improve governance work-flow; including document control and document management systems, electronic filing systems, company book-keeping and the automation of shareholder meeting and board processes.
  • To act as a custodian of all the Corporate Governance documents, including Corporate Governance Manual, Board/Committee Charters, Statement of Authority, Board/Committee Meeting Minutes, Resolutions, Notices, Key Company Documents (Power of Attorney, Articles and Memorandum of Association) and ensure trigger for renewals/amendments of the requisite documents.
  • To monitor and comply with the requisite disclosure requirements (UBO, Economic Substance, CBCR, etc.) to a regulatory body and applying for any exemptions, as applicable, by discussing with the relevant internal stakeholders and applicable shareholders.

Education/Certification and Continued Education

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree from a reputable university, ideally in Law or business administration
  • Preference for official accreditation from an internationally recognised company secretarial body such as the Chartered Governance Institute (UK & Ireland) or The Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals (USA).

Years of Experience

  • At least 7 years of relevant experience supporting elected boards, executives or senior level personnel.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Sound knowledge of international best practice on governance and/or company secretarial methodologies.
  • Knowledge in administering document control functions, record retention, workflow management.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and persuasively, orally and in writing.
  • Ability to use sound judgment including maintaining confidentiality.
  • Exposure to a multicultural environment

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