A New Joint Venture | Job Opportunity For a Deputy Group Company Secretary

A new joint venture with a Foreign Partner/Investor for a New Port Terminal operations in Lagos State, has necessitated the recruitment of a self-motivated and experienced individual with proven performance track record and excellent references to fill the position below:

Job Title: Deputy Group Company Secretary

Job Summary
  • Reporting to the Group Company Secretary, he/she is responsible for ensuring that the unit companies in the Group comply with financial, legal and statutory requirements and maintain high standard of corporate governance.
Responsibilities
  • Organising and preparing agendas and papers for board meetings, committees and annual generai meetings (AGMa);
  • Taking minutes, drafting resolutions, lodging required forms and annual returns with the Corporate Affairs Commission;
  • Liaising with the Ministry of the interior regarding expatriate quota positions in the Group and filing monthly returns of expatriate quota with the Immigration Department;
  • Advising members of the legal, governance, accounting and tax implications of proposed policies;
  • Monitoring changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and taking appropriate action;
  • Liaising with external consultants and advisers, such as solicitors and auditors;
  • Following up on actions from meetings;
  • Maintaining statutory books, including registers of members, directors and secretaries;
  • Dealing w,th correspondence, collating information and writing reports, ensuring decisions made are communicated to the relevant company stakeholders;
  • Paying dividends and managing share option schemes;
Qualifications
  • Holder of a university first degree in Humanities or Law (LLB, BL);
  • Membership of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ACJI/FCIS) is essential;
  • Proficiency in MS Office Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook;
  • Aged between 35 and 45 years;
  • Not less than 7 years statutory secretarial experience in a reputable firm or an industrial/ commercial concern.
Skills:
  • Verbal and written communication skills;
  • Integrity and discretion when handling confidential information;
  • A sound grasp of corporate governance issues;
  • Diplomatic skills, paying meticulous attention to detail, good numerical, organizational and time management skills and a genuine interested in business.
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to work with sevell people at all levels;
  • Attention to detail ends well-organised approach to work;
  • The ability to prioritise work and to work well under pressure;
  • Team-working skills;
Remuneration and Benefits
The remuneration package attached to this position is attractive, within industry standard and negotiable. Applicant must have a good verifiable references

Job location
Lagos

Application Closing Date
31st January, 2017

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications together with detailed CV's and a recent passport photograph via e-mail to: [email protected]

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