Assistant Company Secretary

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Date: 17 Nov 2023

Location: Macclesfield, GB

Company: Royal London Group

Job Title:  Assistant Company Secretary

Contract Type:  Permanent

Location: Alderley Edge

Working style: Hybrid 50% home/office based

Closing date: 1st December 2023



In this newly created role, Royal London is looking for an ambitious Assistant Company Secretary to join our collaborative and agile Company Secretariat team based in our Alderley Edge office. 


In this role you will support the Royal London Group undertake its legal and regulatory obligations through the provision of quality governance support, and the efficient delivery of Board and Executive Committee meeting support for both regulated and non-regulated entities.

At Royal London, we value the unique strengths each team member brings to the table, ensuring a supportive and growth-oriented environment.


About the role


  • Provide proactive, impartial, and reliable advice on corporate governance and company secretarial practice. This will include both regulated and non-regulated entities.
  • Provide a professional and proactive service in support of board and committee meetings, including attending meetings and producing minutes.
  • Ensure that the highest standards of governance are maintained and support the effective operation of the Group’s decision–making structure.
  • Provide governance support in respect of projects, BAU and cyclical activities.
  • Support delivery of best practice, improvements, and innovation across the Company Secretariat Function.


About you


  • Part Qualified, Graduate or Associate of the ICSA or similar.
  • Relevant company secretarial experience within a regulated environment, financial services, insurance, or asset management experience would be an advantage.
  • Experience of engaging with Non-Executive Directors and Board/Committee chairs.
  • Strong working knowledge of Blueprint/Diligent Entities customisation and Diligent Boardbooks functionality.


About Royal London


We’re the UK’s largest mutual life, pensions, and investment company, offering protection, long-term savings and asset management products and services.   


Our People Promise to our colleagues is that we will all work somewhere inclusive, responsible, enjoyable and fulfilling. This is underpinned by our Spirit of Royal London values; Empowered, Trustworthy, Collaborate, Achieve. 


We've always been proud to reward employees by offering great workplace benefits such as 28 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays, and up to 14% employer matching pension scheme and private medical insurance. You can see all our benefits here - Our Benefits  


Inclusion, diversity and belonging 


We’re an Inclusive employer. We celebrate and value different backgrounds and cultures across Royal London. Our diverse people and perspectives give us a range of skills which are recognised and respected – whatever their background. 




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