Job Title: Company Secretary - Head of Department, Dublin
Our client a leading law firm in Dublin is seeking a Head of Department to manage, lead and develop the firm’s company secretarial department.
The team provides a broad range of legal, advisory and company secretarial services to corporate clients, both domestic and international.
The ideal individual will be ICSA qualified, have previous experience working within a high-profile company secretarial role and will display a strong ability to manage a large multi-disciplinary team. Candidates with legal qualifications and experience in corporate law who would like to expand their career as a Head of Department in a corporate governance environment will also be considered for this role.
Managing the daily delivery of company secretarial services and corporate governance advices to high profile corporate clients
Developing and managing new and existing client relationships
Recruiting, training, supervising and appraising department staff
Implementing protocols and standard operating procedures for client management
Developing initiatives to continually improve the performance of the department
Engaging with the firm’s partners and staff across all practice areas
Controlling finance and budgeting for the department
Overseeing new and innovative company secretarial technologies and software systems
Designing a programme of educational workshops for department staff to ensure continuous learning
Responsibility for a select client portfolio to include attendance at board meetings and minute taking
An active communicator within and outside the firm so as to continue to build the profile of the department and generate new instructions
Experience of leading, managing and developing a team and fostering continued personal development
Excellent knowledge of the Companies Acts and corporate governance matters generally
Excellent communication, organisational skills and attention to detail
Strong academic leadership skills
Ability to work to deadlines and manage multiple projects