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Company Secretarial Assistant (fixed term)

Date: Mar 30, 2021

Location: Kilkenny, KK, IE, D24

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Plc

Company Secretarial Assistant (fixed term contract)


About the opportunity

An opportunity has arisen with Glanbia plc (dual listed in London & Ireland) for a Company Secretarial Assistant with core company secretarial experience for a 6 month fixed term contract (for the purpose of covering maternity leave). This role can be based in our head office in Kilkenny or Citywest, Dublin 24 and will report to the Deputy Group Secretary but will begin remote due to current Covid restrictions.


Key Elements of the Role

  • Providing support and assistance to the Deputy Group Secretary on day-to-day company secretarial and corporate governance matters relating to Glanbia plc and Glanbia group of entities.
  • Collaborating with corporate functions/business segments within the Group to ensure the efficient provision of information and keeping check on information flow.
  • Preparing and assisting with subsidiary board meetings.
  • Supporting the Deputy Group Secretary in managing the corporate structure for Glanbia including setting up new entities and dissolving existing entities where required.
  • Supporting the Deputy Group Secretary in assisting Glanbia projects that will improve governance standards and the provision of company secretarial services across the Group e.g. constitutional document updates and legal entity rationalisation/reorganisation projects.
  • Drafting board minutes/shareholder resolutions and related documentation.
  • Reviewing documents for their sufficiency, identifying issues that need to be resolved, where appropriate.
  • Maintenance of statutory and administration records and all related company registers on Blueprint in accordance with regulations and legislation.
  • Support with the completion and release of regulatory and legal filings.
  • Managing Glanbia insider and confidential lists in adherence with Market Abuse Regulation.
  • Assisting with the administration of the Group’s employee and executive share schemes.
  • Support with ad hoc projects and other duties relevant to the Group Secretariat function



  • 3rd level qualification in business studies or another related discipline.
  • ICSA qualification (or part thereof)

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of four years relevant experience working within a fast paced environment in a similar role.
  • Experience of dealing with senior management and meeting their expectations.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to work on own initiative while meeting multiple strict deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment and across functions.
  • A high degree of discretion and the ability to work with sensitive and confidential data.
  • Proficient in IT particularly Microsoft Office, Blueprint and Sharepoint.
  • Good numerical ability and knowledge of company law.
  • Honesty, integrity and resilience.
  • Proactive hands-on approach and a can-do attitude.


Our Purpose & Values

At Glanbia we are dedicated to delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey. We differentiate ourselves by doing not only what is right for our business, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work. So if you’re looking to develop your career, stretch your ambitions and work for a company that has the ability to succeed on the world stage, ours is a journey you’ll want to share.