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Company Secretary

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Administrative Services
Location
Singapore - Technology Centre

About Us

Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We solve the problems others choose to ignore, with surprising new inventions that defy convention and simply work better. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations and more people.

About the Role

As Company Secretary, you will be based in the Singapore Office supporting Dyson’s Chief Legal Officer (CLO) and the Group Board of Directors.   The Company Secretary will play a key role in various Global governance initiatives and specific projects e.g. group reorganisations and acquisitions of third parties. At the core of the role is the management of the corporate governance and company secretarial compliance for the whole Dyson Group.
 

Responsibilities: (Key parts to the job role)

Company Secretarial Work

  • Providing a comprehensive company secretarial service and advising senior stakeholders, directors, committee members and functional leads on a wide range of company law, regulatory and governance issues.

  • Managing corporate filings for all group companies either directly or via a third-party service provider.

  • Monitoring changes in relevant corporate legislation and regulations, ensuring that Dyson remains compliant.

  • Maintaining and updating the statutory books and records for the group holding company, ensuring the timely filing of annual returns, financial statements and other statutory forms.

  • Assisting the review, negotiation and approval of corporate documentation such as powers of attorney and letters of representation.

  • Maintaining and updating authorised signatory lists as required.

  • Collaborating with members of the CEO Office and the CLO to ensure that information is shared in a timely and comprehensive manner and ensuring that the highest standards of corporate governance are maintained at all times.

Supporting Boards & Committees

  • Organising Board and Board Committee meetings, including preparing agendas, collating and circulating Board/Committee papers and preparing minutes for all Boards and Committee meetings as required.

  • Providing a link between the CLO and the CEO to ensure the Board and its Committees function run efficiently and effectively.

  • Providing an information link between board members.

  • Assisting initiatives that enhance the quality of the Board/Committee materials and educating the producers of materials in how to write and deliver quality reports.

  • Ensuring the appropriate adherence by the Board and its Committees to the Constitution and relevant Terms of Reference, and maintaining the same.

Other

  • Developing and maintaining relationships concerning corporate governance and filings with functional leads and market business partners globally.

  • On-boarding new directors and identifying and arranging training for the directors/committee members according to their needs

  • Miscellaneous company secretarial tasks as required from time to time.

About You

Qualifications:

Job Specific Competencies

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate/engage with (and become a trusted adviser to) various stakeholders across the region.

  • Highly motivated self-starter with gravitas to maintain credibility with different stakeholders.

  • Ability to influence at all levels of the organisation.

  • Ability to display a culture of individual ownership of tasks with an individual sense of accountability in performing the role.

  • Ability to write concise and accurate minutes.

  • Well organised with good attention to detail.

  • Comfortable managing a busy workload.

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines and balance competing and conflicting priorities.

  • Confident, collaborative with a “can do” attitude.

  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team.

  • Fully conversant with Word for Windows, Excel and PowerPoint, and other relevant technology packages (i.e. Diligent).

  • Proven experience working with highly sensitive and confidential information.

Academic/Professional Qualifications

  • ICSA qualified or graduate with law degree

  • Previous experience of working in a company secretarial function within a multinational organization, or corporate law expertise gained in a law firm or an in-house environment.

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience as a Company Secretary

  • Experience of managing a team is preferred

Benefits

Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.

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Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

Interview guidance

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