Board Secretary - (Insurance / Reporting / Risk Management / Regulatory/ Management / Governance) - Namibia

Location: Windhoek, Namibia
Date Posted: 04-08-2017
CA Global Finance has a leading client, within the Insurance industry, who is looking to appoint a Board Secretary. The individual will report to the Head of Risk and Compliance. The position is to be based in Namibia.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Coordinating with the Group Company Secretarial, Legal, Risk and Compliance functions, Executive Assistants of Board Chairperson(s) and Members as well as shareholders, and ensuring that all requirements are adhered to during the execution of all such secretarial functions and duties.
  • Ensuring efficient and effective functioning of the Board Committees and the governance structures.
  • The preparation, sourcing and distribution of notices of Directors’ and Shareholder’s meetings; agendas and board papers, declarations of interest, resolutions and minutes of Directors’ and Shareholders’ meetings, proxies and letters of representation where necessary.
  • Attendance at the respective meetings and minuting thereof.
  • Preparation and processing of written resolutions by Directors in consultation with the appointed Company Secretaries.
  • Support the statutory administration of companies in so far as it relates to the required in and outputs from the Board and the filing of statutory submissions as per the Companies Act i.e. AFS to Registrar of Companies, signed resolutions to the appointed Company Secretary, Update of CM documents.
  • Follow up on board decisions and track execution of action items agreed to with the responsible stakeholders.
  • Defined meetings are conducted in compliance with governance and procedural requirements as set out in mandates and as per statutory requirements.
  • Coordinating the drafting of Board and Audit reports for the business.
  • Supporting in-country risk and compliance function on compliance with corporate governance as per King III and Companies Act in terms of Company Secretarial requirements.
  • Grade 12
  • CIS (Chartered Institute of Secretaries) or Legal Degree
  • Minute taking formal training concluded
  • Previous working experience in  Board and or Company Secretarial functions
  • Executive interaction and reporting
  • Minute Taking experience
  • Legislative and Regulatory requirements
  • Financial Services Industry Knowledge
  • Companies Act
  • King III & IV and Corporate Governance in Namibia
  • Strong technical ability around corporate governance matters
  • Computer literacy (MS office suite)
  • Effective minute taking and record keeping
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Thania Jaffer
Executive Recruiter: Insurance, Risk & Healthcare
CA Global Finance
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