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Assistant Company Secretary

High Wycombe

Vacancy Filled

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

As the role of the Assistant Company Secretary, your responsibility is the provision of Company Secretarial services across the Group.

What you will do:

Plc related responsibilities

  • Manage the upload to Diligent of the Treasury Committee papers for each meeting
  • Assist with the collection of Board and Committee (Nomination and Governance, Audit, Remuneration and Disclosure) papers and the upload to Diligent
  • Assist with the drafting of key sections in the Annual Report and Accounts and being responsible for the delivery of certain governance sections
  • Assist with the arrangements for the Annual General Meeting (including AGM packs for the Directors)
  • Maintain the major shareholder register and release Stock Exchange announcements as required
  • Maintain the Company’s insider list under the Market Abuse Regulations, Directors’ conflicts of interest register and Group structure charts
  • Deal with all routine Stock Exchange announcements and FCA notifications as and when required
  • Manage the relationship with the Registrars

Subsidiary management

  • Deliver in the capacity of Company Secretary of a variety of active, semi-dormant and dormant Group entities (including filing of annual accounts, confirmation statements and Director changes)
  • Manage the liquidation process for companies (if required)

Share plan administration

  • Manage all aspects of the all-employee share plans on a day to day basis
  • Support the Senior Assistant Company Secretary as required with the executive share plans

Departmental matters

  • Ad hoc departmental projects and learn new areas as they arise
  • Assume responsibilities of Senior Assistant Company Secretary during absence or illness etc. (cover/continuity/disaster planning)
  • Manage the CoSec emails inbox, ensuring emails are forwarded on and responded to as appropriate
  • Maintain the department’s Business Continuity Plan
  • Ensure that the Company Secretariat pages on inHouse (corporate intranet) and the external corporate (Taylor Wimpey plc) website are up to date

What you will have:

  • Listed experience (preferably in a FTSE 100 or 250 organisation)
  • Organised approach to ensure statutory and regulatory obligations are met in a timely fashion across a large number of Group entities
  • Effective management, communication and service development skills, to manage external service providers
  • Good communication skills and ability to work with other TW Departments and external service providers

Individuals seeking employments at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Checks and eligibility to work:

If you are successful at interview and the Company considers making an offer of employment, you may be asked to give your consent to the following pre-employment check[s] being undertaken by our third-party provider, Experian (or any other appropriate third-party provider that the Company chooses to engage).

The type of checks made will depend on the role in question but may include any or all the following:

  • Criminal records (DBS);
  • Credit reference
  • DVLA

The purpose of such checks will be to assess your suitability for the role.  If it subsequently transpires that you have given incorrect, false or misleading information, your application will not be taken further.

What we will offer you:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.

Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes, paid wet days as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more.  Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team.

We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.

We work hard to attract the best talent for our award-winning business and are proud to feature in the top companies to work for on Glassdoor, voted for by our employees. If you are looking to join a thriving, company going through an exciting period then please get in touch. To read more about what it’s like to work with us then have a look at our Glassdoor profile by clicking here.

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

The benefits we offer
Agile Working
House purchase discounts
Competitive Pension
Employee share ownership
Time off for charity work
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Disability Confident

As a proud Disability Confident Employer, Taylor Wimpey is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We actively collaborate with individuals who have disabilities and long-term health conditions which have an effect on their ability to do normal daily activities, ensuring that barriers are eliminated when it comes to employment opportunities. In line with our commitment, we guarantee an interview to applicants who declare to us during the application process that they have a disability and meet the minimum requirements for the role. Join us in building a truly diverse and empowered team.

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Taylor Wimpey (our/us/we) does not accept unsolicited candidate details, CVs, resumes, applications or any other speculative approaches (Resumes) from employment agencies, executive search firms, recruitment agencies and other staffing agencies unless that agency is specifically appointed by us via an executed service contract for a particular job opening. Please do not forward unsolicited Resumes in response to this advert to any of our employees or any of our regional business offices, including our head office, sales centres and sites. We are not liable for any fees related to unsolicited Resumes. Please refer to our employment agency statement here - Employment Agency Statement ‧ Taylor Wimpey

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