Group Company Secretary (1 year contract)

Group Company Secretary (1 year contract)

The purpose of the position is to ensure that SAMRO adheres to corporate governance principles of the highest standard, that its strategic objectives are legally sound and that it maintains good relations with all stakeholders.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Corporate Governance;
  • Board Efficiency;
  • Board Effectiveness;
  • Compliance;
  • Risk Management and
  • Documentation preparation and review.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Chartered Secretaries South Africa or similar qualification, plus LLB;
  • 3-5 years Company Secretary experience;
  • Extensive knowledge of business administration as it pertains to Company Secretary Duties;
  • Demonstrable experience in the development and implementation of governance frameworks;
  • Sound understanding of statutory and regulatory compliance requirements;
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of the Companies Act and codes of best practices in relation to corporate governance;
  • Immaculate record-keeping skills;
  • Confidence to communicate at all levels and raise matters that may warrant the attention of the Board and/or Members;
  • Excellent English skills, both written and verbal;
  • Excellent computer skills and
  • The ability to detect legal and governance risks in projects and to recommend viable solutions.

Core Competencies:

  • Efficient organisational ability and time management;
  • Strict attention to detail;
  • Deadline orientated;
  • High levels of literacy and numeracy;
  • High levels of integrity;
  • Discretion and honesty;
  • Absorption of technical knowledge and translation into practice;
  • Sound knowledge or corporate regulatory and company rules or norms and
  • Self-starter and champion of corporate governance.

If you are confident that you have the necessary qualification and experience to perform the above mentioned duties, please forward your CV (stating which position you are applying for) to

All positions will be filled in accordance with our Employment Equity policy. Closing date for this position is 15 March 2019. If you do not hear back from us after 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.