EXECUTIVE SEARCH STATUS:

Completed

POSITION:

NATURE OF BUSINESS:

Company Secretary

Major Listed Group

JOB LOCATION: Gauteng

 

REPORTS TO: Chief Financial Officer

 

TOTAL STAFF RESPONSIBILITY: 4 Direct reports

 

FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: In excess of R13 million operating budget

 

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY:

Assume responsibility and accountability for the listed organisation's company secretarial and legal functions with particular emphasis on: ensuring compliance in relation to the legal practice issues of corporate governance; communicating with external stakeholders and liaising with the Board of Directors and shareholders.

 

KEY EXECUTIVE ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

  • Should be at least 35 years old in terms of the minimum experience required
  • Must have an LLB Degree and be an Admitted Attorney
  • At least eight years post admission experience in a legal and company secretarial function in a listed organisation

Must have a strong knowledge of:

  • Companies Act and Governance, including King III
  • Board Management skills
  • Stakeholders relationship
  • Share scheme administration
  • Insurance portfolio management as well as risk management
  • JSE listing Requirements

KEY JOB PERFORMANCE AREAS:

  • Provide and oversee the legal function of the Group
  • Creating, developing and implementing a vision, strategic direction and momentum to grow the company organically ensuring a 15% return on investment and doubling the annual turnover
  • Ensure full compliance with all applicable requirements of Johannesburg Securities Exchange (JSE) listings
  • Ensure compliance with the requirements of the Companies Act, 1973 and other relevant legislation
  • Be responsible for the Group's interim and annual reports and SENS announcements
  • Communicate with relevant Company Stakeholders
  • Be responsible for all related statutory documentation
  • Liaise with the Chairman and other Non-Executive Directors on a regular basis, organise agenda, provide packs and record the minutes of board and sub-committee meetings
  • Maintain the Administrative functions, and ensure an appropriate framework is in place to provide proper governance of the Group