Company Secretary

Recruiter / Employer: Shelter Afrique
Contract: Contract / Casual
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired
Overall purposeTo serve as Secretary to the Board and Annual General Meetings of the Company.Key functions and responsibilitiesProvide Secretarial services to the Board of Directors, Board Committees and Annual General Meetings (AGM)Record and keep records of all the proceedings, decisions, and recommendations of the Board of Directors and AGMReport on implementation of decisions and resolutions made by the AGM and the Board including the Board CommitteesProvide safe custody and ensure authorized use of the Company sealCoordinate relations with Directors, Shareholders, and Governments of member countries as well as with authorities of the Host CountryCoordination, preparation and final distribution of documents relating to AGM and Board Meetings as well as Annual SymposiaGeneral planning, organizing and holding of AGMs, Board Meetings and Annual SymposiaRegistration of and custody of all originals of Agreements, Conventions and Contracts signed with States and Organizations, including Host Country and ensuring observations of obligations and rights stipulated therein.Lead negotiation, drafting, review, execution and interpretation of Statutes, Agreements as well as Contracts governing the operations of SHAFPerform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.Key result areasThe jobholder’s accountability areas are outlined as follows:Provide efficient support services to the Board and AGM​Prudent financial management both budget planning and implementationProvide effective Leadership to subordinates, other staff members and Board coordinationEnforcement of relevant guidelines, rules and regulationsEnsure customer satisfaction for the consumers of the services offered by the departmentRequired knowledge and skillsThe jobholder must possess:Master’s Degree in Commercial (LLM), Business Administration (MBA), Economics or a related field.

Professional qualifications such as ICSA, CPS or equivalent and Post Graduate Diploma in Law.

Advocate of the High Court with current practicing certificate is an added advantage.

Minimum of 10 years’ experience in providing Legal and Company Secretarial services.

Proficiency in both in English and French is preferred.

Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication and management skills

Must have knowledge in use of MS office packages.

Method of Application

Applicants are invited to send a cover letter illustrating their suitability against the listed qualifications and detailed curriculum vitae as well as names and addresses of three referees to [email protected]

Applicants should indicate the position applied for as the subject line of their email submissions. The deadline for submission is cob 24th July 2021. Only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.

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