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Assistant Company Secretary

RPS Group has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Company Secretary to join our Abingdon team.

This role will see you working alongside the Company Secretary on a full-time basis. Responsible for Statutory and regulatory compliance for RPS Group Plc and its UK subsidiary companies incorporating Company Law, related legislation, Listing Rule compliance and regulatory announcements

Main Responsibilities
• Assist with Board and Committee meetings
• Act as the main administrator for “Diligent” the platform that RPS uses for board papers
• Complete ongoing maintenance of Group Corporate databases/structure charts and related liaison with overseas offices as required
• Share capital administration, registrars, allotments, dividends, Dealing/MAR
• Assistance with corporate governance and corporate risk matters
• Group corporate reorganisations and rationalisations
• Assistance with preparation and administration of:
o Annual Report and Accounts
o General Meetings – notices, administration and organisation
o The Company’s general insurance programme and liaison with the Company’s brokers
o Group share plans to incorporate co-ordination of activities undertaken by external administrators, trustees and stockbrokers as well as internal communications and support

Skills, experience and Qualifications required
• Prior experience in a Company Secretarial role
• ICSA qualified
• Experience in Operation of share plans in multi-national public companies
• Able to identify project risks and manage those risks as required
• Demonstrate awareness of financial issues involved in projects
• Able to monitor and maintain quality
• Demonstrates an understanding of efficiencies required within the business
• The highest level of integrity is required in the position along with a professional attitude
• Self-aware and highly resilient individual capable of challenging and being challenged

What we offer you
We will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself. We support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 24 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships and commitment to on-going CPD.

About RPS Group
RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 people. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.

Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.