Assistant HBUK Company Secretary – HSBC UK Bank plc
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HSBC UK Bank plc (“HSBC UK”) is a wholly owned subsidiary of HSBC Holdings plc, formed under the Banking Reform Act 2016 as the ring fenced bank in the UK. HSBC UK provides retail banking and wealth management, commercial banking and private banking services in the UK, and by size alone would sit in the FTSE 25 if it were separately listed on the London Stock Exchange.
The Company Secretarial global function (of 160+ FTEs) is led by the Group Company Secretary who reports directly to the Group Chairman. The HSBC UK Company Secretarial function (a total team of 8) is led by the HSBC UK Company Secretary and supports HSBC UK and its subsidiaries in all aspects of corporate governance.
We are currently seeking an experienced and qualified individual to join this busy and dynamic team in the role of Assistant HBUK Company Secretary.
Your responsibilities will include:
· All aspects of support for the boards in your portfolio (including planning, scheduling, review of relevant materials submitted to the Board/Committees and all associated governance);
· Supporting HSBC UK committee meetings in various locations in the UK;
· Providing day to day support for non-executive Directors and various Committee advisors. including onboarding and training requirements;
· There will be a large amount of exposure to non-executive Directors and regular interaction at the highest levels of senior management;
· Record keeping and responding to legal, regulatory and other external information requests, second line reviews and internal audits;
· Work closely with the company secretarial professionals in the function’s shared global service centre in Bangalore.
Ideal candidate profile
To be successful in this role you should meet the following requirements:
· Qualified company secretary or lawyer is essential;
Financial services experience is desirable (given its inherent complexity) but is not essential;
Experienced with attending, minuting and advising at board and committee meetings, and supporting and advising independent non-executive directors;
Strong verbal and written communication skills;
High attention to detail and drafting to the highest technical standards;
Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to build, develop and maintain strong relationships at the most senior levels;
Ability to work to tight deadlines, manage multiple demands and demonstrate clear personal accountability;
Able to collaborate with broader teams and across business lines and functions to ensure a coordinated and consistent approach;
High performance with strong compatible values to the organisation.
The base location for this role is 1 CS Birmingham
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