- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
Debenhams is currently embarking on a business wide transformation via our Debenhams Redesigned strategy. We are focused on putting our customers at the heart of everything we do, investing heavily in analytics to further understand our shoppers and allow us to deliver a 'confidence boosting, sociable and fun' experience.
We are placing emphasis on our in-store and digital experience, to make Debenhams a leading Digital and Different high street Destination. In order to achieve our exciting new goals, we need the best talent in the market!
If you bring an innovative, collaborative and customer centric approach, and aren’t afraid of a challenge we want to talk to you!
Assistant Company Secretary (Full-Time or 10am-3pm Mon to Fri)
Location: Regent’s Place, London
What you will be doing...
Working closely with the wider legal team, the Assistant Company Secretary will support the Company Secretary in running an effective and efficient administrative and secretarial function for the Debenhams Group.
The key responsibilities are as follows:
Make proposals for any amendments or improvements to the governance framework
Maintain the statutory registers of the group companies, and make the necessary filings with Companies House
Prepare resolutions for bank mandate changes as required by Treasury
Schedule and attend meetings, collate and distribute supporting papers, minute proceedings and follow up action points
Liaise with the trademark attorney to carry out UK/OS trademark searches, applications, renewals and oppositions, and apply for/renew domain names
Provide regulatory guidance on disclosure requirements
Full responsibility for the budget of the Company Secretariat function
Ensure HMRC are advised of changes in officers of Debenhams Retail Limited further to the anti-money laundering supervision
What you will bring….
Excellent knowledge of Company Secretarial Practice
Qualified Chartered Secretary
Experience of planning, attending and minuting board and committee meetings
Experience of using GEMs and Diligent (Desirable)
Organised and structured in time management
What you will get in return…
Up to 25% discount in stores and online
Access to external discounts and promotions through Perks@Debenhams
33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
Interest Free Season Ticket Loan
To support this business transformation, our people need to demonstrate:
Energy – One Team – Ownership – Ambition
MAKE IT HAPPEN – MAKE IT BRILLIANT – WE’LL BACK YOU ALL THE WAY