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Partners Group AG
in Chalfont Saint Peter, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Apr 20
Partners Group AG
in Chalfont Saint Peter, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Apr 20
Company Secretary
Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 900 institutional investors. We have USD 94 billion in assets under management and more than 1,400 professionals across 20 offices worldwide. We realize potential in private markets by financing and developing great companies, desirable real estate and essential infrastructure. We create value in our investments through active and long-term responsible ownership.

What it's about
PG operates a hybrid company secretarial model with an external service provider in place and the task portfolio is split between employed staff and this provider. You will help manage a small team of company administrators who are responsible for the execution of documents and who oversee and support the corporate secretarial work from the service provider.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assist with the management of a high paced team on all aspects of company secretarial administration and document execution to ensure that the team and servicing aspects are run effectively
  • Oversight monitoring of the company secretarial service provider to ensure effective end to end organization and administration of board / committee meetings and other outsourced company secretarial duties
  • Mentoring, training and development of junior team members
  • Act as a primary point of contact for all Guernsey and UK company secretarial matters
  • Ongoing review and enhancement of the company secretarial procedural framework to ensure the highest standards of best practice are maintained
  • Deputise for the Guernsey Company Secretarial Head as required
  • Coordinate the corporate governance section of Corporate and Fund Audits ensuring all relevant audit queries are dealt with in an efficient and timely manner
  • Act as minute secretary for certain time critical board / committee meetings
  • Act as a trusted technical adviser on company secretarial and corporate governance matters to executive directors, non-executive directors and global colleagues at all levels
  • Establish, build and maintain strong relationships and networks with both internal and external stakeholders including lawyers, auditors and service providers.
  • Perform other duties as necessary to support strategic development of both the local and global company secretarial teams across our integrated global platform
  • Assume responsibility for certain ad-hoc projects to increase efficiencies and mitigate risks
  • Provide technical updates on any changes to Guernsey and UK company law

What we expect
Experience / Knowledge / Attributes
  • Professionally qualified - ICSA (ACG / FCG)
  • Proven company secretarial experience (3+ years post qualification) gained working with Guernsey / UK boards within the finance industry (private equity a plus)
  • Strong working knowledge of Guernsey company law (UK company law a plus) as well as regulatory and industry requirements
  • Excellent communication skills - oral, written and presentational
  • Ability to motivate and influence a team
  • Strong relationship skills and ability to converse with a diverse range of colleagues
  • Good IT knowledge with the ability to utilize new systems