|2021-04-07||Recruitment - Company Secretary|
The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries
(Incorporated in Hong Kong with limited liability by guarantee)
The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) is looking for a highly motivated and capable candidate to maintain and promote the knowledge and standard of members in the post of Company Secretary.
The Institute is a leading professional body in Hong Kong, dedicated to supporting and promoting the role of Chartered Secretaries and governance professionals through education, training, the development and implementation of policy, as well as effective communication and public advocacy. Through its work HKICS has become a major contributor to the ongoing strengthening of corporate governance practices and policies in Hong Kong.
HKICS was first established in 1949 as an association of Hong Kong members of The Chartered Governance Institute, formerly known as The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) of London. It was a branch of ICSA in 1990 before gaining local status in 1994 and has also been ICSA’s China/Hong Kong Division since 2005.
HKICS is a founder member of Corporate Secretaries International Association (CSIA) which was established in March 2010 in Geneva, Switzerland. In 2017, CSIA was relocated to Hong Kong in which it operates as a company limited by guarantee. CSIA aims to give a global voice for corporate secretaries and governance professionals.
HKICS has over 6,600 members and 3,000 students.
HKICS presently employs over forty staff in Hong Kong and Beijing, under the executive leadership of our Chief Executive, who in turn reports to an elected President and Council. As part of the ongoing reinforcement of HKICS's organisation and capabilities, in line with its continuing growth and success, the Institute is now looking for a Company Secretary.
Company Secretary (Ref: CS2021-04)
Working with colleagues, and reporting directly to the CE, the candidate will be responsible for the application of the highest standards of corporate governance, administration and compliance within HKICS. This is key both to the Institute's capacity to serve its members properly and effectively and to the Institute's own standing and reputation as an example of good governance.
Within those overarching responsibilities, the candidate will be expected to:-
Subject to the candidate's own skillset and motivation, it is expected that the candidate will have the opportunity to make a wider contribution to HKICS as a member of its management team, including through oversight of other matters, such as HR and Administration.
The key requirements for this job are a strong company secretary knowledge, excellent inter-personal skills, self-motivation and thoroughness. Within those broader capabilities we expect that the preferred candidate will:-
We offer a 5-day week (plus one Saturday morning per month). Interested parties please send full resume with current and expected salary as well as earliest available date by e-mail to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and quote 'CS2021-04'. Selected candidates are required to take a written test.
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