• Company Secretary Specialist at Sentech Roodepoort
  • SENTECH Soc Ltd in Roodepoort, , South Africa
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

SENTECH Company Secretary is looking for Cosec Specialist to manage all corporate governance and statutory compliance matters. The incumbent ensures adherence to legal and regulatory requirements, facilitates effective communication between the board of directors and stakeholders, and oversees corporate governance practices to safeguard SENTECH's integrity and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.


• Bachelor degree in Law (LLB).
• Registered Chartered Secretary with the Chartered Secretaries South Africa (CSSA).
• Preferably be an admitted attorney or an advocate.

• 8 years' experience in company secretarial duties.
• Experience within the telecommunications industry will be an added advantage.
• Experience in managing board meetings, preparing agendas, taking minutes, and ensuring compliance with statutory requirements.
• Demonstrated experience in implementing and managing corporate governance frameworks, policies, and... procedures in line with relevant laws and regulations.
• Experience in ensuring compliance with company law, corporate governance codes, regulatory requirements, and industry-specific standards applicable to the telecommunications or relevant industry sector.
• Experience in providing support to the board of directors, coordinating board activities, and facilitating effective communication between the board, management, and stakeholders.
• Experience in engaging with stakeholders, including regulatory bodies, legal advisors, shareholders, and internal departments, to address compliance and governance matters effectively.
• Experience in adapting to changes in legal requirements, governance standards, and industry practices, while also contributing to implementing changes within the organisation.

• Comprehensive understanding of company law, corporate governance principles, and regulations governing the organisation's operations.
• Knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, and compliance requirements applicable to the telecommunications industry or the specific sector in which SENTECH operates.
• Familiarity with board governance practices, board meeting procedures, corporate secretarial duties, and responsibilities towards the board of directors.
• Knowledge and understanding of risk management concepts and the ability to identify, assess, and mitigate legal and compliance risks within the organisation's operations.
• Knowledge and understanding of ethical standards and corporate social responsibility principles relevant to the company's operations.
• Awareness of the telecommunications industry in which SENTECH operates, including industry trends and regulatory changes affecting corporate governance and compliance.

Key Performance Areas
• Ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements applicable to SENTECH.
• Implement and maintain robust corporate governance frameworks and policies aligned with best practices.
• Conduct regular reviews to assess compliance levels and identify areas for improvement.
• Advise the board and management on governance matters, ensuring adherence to governance codes and standards.
• Develop and manage procedures for filing statutory returns and regulatory submissions.
• Coordinate board meetings, prepare agendas, and compile comprehensive board packs.
• Assist in the induction and training of board members, ensuring they understand their roles and responsibilities.
• Manage the annual calendar of board meetings and ensure compliance with notice and disclosure requirements.
• Monitor changes in laws and regulations, assess their impact, and implement necessary adjustments.
• Conduct risk assessments to identify legal and compliance risks and develop mitigation strategies.
• Provide guidance on legal matters, contractual agreements, and corporate legal responsibilities.
• Handle company secretarial tasks, maintain statutory registers, and ensure accurate record-keeping.
• Manage SENTECH's official seal and other legal instruments as required by law.
• Facilitate effective communication and collaboration between different levels of management.
• Serve as a point of contact for shareholders, addressing inquiries and facilitating shareholder meetings.
• Manage communications related to corporate governance practices and compliance updates.

Skills And Competencies
• Leading Courageously
• Leading in a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, complex and ambiguous), world
• Customer and Commercial Insight
• Conflict Management
• Critical and Innovative thinking
• Direction Setting (Vision and Strategy)
• People management
• Performance management
• Programme/ Project Management
• Quality Assurance and Risk Management
• System Thinking
• Design Thinking

Behavioural Competencies
• Change Leadership
• Compliance
• Relationship Management
• Financial Awareness
• Safety, Health and Environmental Knowledge
• Planning organising
• Organisational Understanding
• Emotional intelligence
• Attention to detail
• Integrity and Professionalism
• Judgement and Decision-Making
• Learning Agility
• Organisation Resilience
• Risk Management
• Strategic Thinking and Agility
• Analytical Thinking

If you are interested and meet the required criteria as described above, please send your CV on/or before 24 May 2024 to [Email Address Removed]

Appointment will be done in accordance with Employment Equity Plan of the organisation. People with disabilities will be given preferences and they are encouraged to apply.

Medical examinations will be undertaken before successful appointment depending on the nature of the position.

Sentech reserves the right not to appoint.

Desired Skills
• Strategic Thinking
• Judgement and Decision-Making

Desired Work Experience
• 5 to 10 years Secretary

Desired Qualification Level
• Degree
Roodepoort South Africa


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