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The Company Secretarial function leads, develops and manages corporate governance throughout the Group. As principal advisors to the boards of directors on corporate governance matters, the team also holds responsibility for establishing and managing stock exchange listings; directing and managing shareholder meetings and equity raisings, and representing Group interests in the development of laws and regulations.
We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as a Senior Assistant.
HSBC is a diverse business which is undergoing rapid and significant change. There is a constantly evolving environment of legal and regulatory requirements and the Company Secretarial function is fully committed to setting and meeting the highest standards of governance globally.
Given the scale of business and its geographic spread, the function sees continual change both internally and externally. The work is complex and demanding and the standards need to be consistently high.
Primary responsibility to lead and manage the Company Secretarial function within Singapore for all aspects of support for the Boards in their portfolio including planning, scheduling, review of relevant materials submitted to the Board Committees and all associated governance.
To advise the Boards of Directors through the respective Chairman and, where appropriate, Chief Executive, on all corporate governance matters and provide direct support to the Board, Non Executive Directors, its Committees and senior management.
To deliver the objectives of the country by ensuring that effective Company Secretarial support and advice is provided to all Group companies of which he or she is Secretary through an appropriate and consistent corporate governance framework.
To lead and act upon changes in legislation and regulation within Singapore, with particular regard to the continuing obligations of HSBC.
Qualified company secretary or lawyer with experience in a high quality, large and complex organisation.
Financial services experience is desirable given its inherent complexity but is not essential. However, candidates have to have worked in complex environments where the highest standards are required
Technical precision really matters, attention to detail is key and drafting must be to the highest technical standards
Relationship building is an essential part of the role, earning and maintaining the trust of a highly demanding stakeholder group and proven ability to develop and maintain strong relationships at a senior leadership level is essential
Working to tight deadlines and multiple demands in a challenging and changing environment, demonstrating clear personal accountability
Collaboration and working as part of a broader team to ensure a coordinated and consistent approach
Contributing towards a high performance culture with a values driven mentality
Strong communication skills will be vital
You'll achieve more when you join HSBC.
Candidate with less relevant experience or skills may be offered a lower Global Career Band than stated above.
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