Company Secretary P/T

Location Tonbridge
Discipline: Legal
Job type: Part-Time
Salary: £90000.0
Contact name: Felicity Handley

Contact email:
Job ref: 6622
Published: about 1 month ago

I am looking for a Company Secretary to lead governance with impact. This pivotal part-time position involves spearheading governance arrangements, serving as the Company Secretary.

As the Company Secretary you'll provide a comprehensive secretariat function, ensuring effective governance aligned with legal, statutory, and corporate requirements, along with delivering crucial legal advice.

Flexibility is essential, as this role is part-time. You'll need to adjust hours weekly to accommodate various meetings. Occasional longer hours may be required to meet deadlines or ensure compliance with legal and company secretariat requirements.
Key Accountabilities:Governance:

  • Oversee governance and company secretarial arrangements.

  • Lead, manage, and mentor the Board Secretary.

  • Provide advice and support on strategy, governance, legal, and operational matters.

  • Support the implementation and governance of the organization’s 'Development Fund'.

Committee Servicing:

  • Oversee processes for arranging, holding, and minute-taking for various meetings.

  • Attend meetings as required, providing administrative and Company Secretarial support.

Company Secretarial Administration:

  • Ensure timely completion and submission of Companies House requirements and statutory filings.

  • Manage communication with shareholders and investors.

  • Maintain the share register and oversee administration of share transactions.


  • Oversee appointment/retirement formalities for directors.

  • Ensure Board succession-planning and relevant training programs are in place.


  • Manage relationships with legal advisory relationships.

  • Provide legal support and advice to management, Exco, and the Board.

  • Support effective legal support to colleagues, including contract management and document retention policies.

If you're ready to make a significant impact at the forefront of governance, facilitating their mission to support charities and social enterprises, apply now. Your expertise will shape future success, driving positive change in communities nationwide.