Assistant Company Secretary

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  • Department / Function :
  • Legal
  • Location :
  • Wellpark Brewery
  • Contract Type :
  • Permanent
  • Working Pattern :
  • Full-time
  • Job Advert Description :
  • C&C Group plc is a premium drinks company which owns, manufactures, markets and distributes a unique portfolio of beer and cider brands in its home markets and across the globe. You probably know us best from brands like Bulmers, Magners and Tennent’s.

    In this newly created role, reporting to the Deputy Company Secretary, you will be part of the small Company Secretarial team and will perform a wide range of duties, supporting all stakeholders of C&C.  It is a dynamic role and would suit someone with a passion for learning and driving efficiency and continuous improvement


    About the role

    Duties to include:


    • Manage the logistics of Board and Committee Meetings in Ireland.
    • Manage the collation and distribution of Board and Committee papers via Diligent.
    • Maintain rolling calendars of events, i.e. Board calendars, Agenda Planners, Board paper timetables, Board and Committee Schedules.
    • Produce Company Secretarial Calendar.
    • Manage the process around the signing of Board and Committee minutes.
    • Support the Annual General Meeting (AGM) process and manage the AGM logistics, working closely with the key stakeholders.
    • Provide administrative support for the Non-Executive Directors.


    • RNS & FCA issue of standard Stock Exchange Announcements, e.g. share dealings, blocklistings, total voting rights.


    • Maintaining statutory books and other key governance processes in relation to Irish and UK law.
    • Oversee the entity software platform, GEMS.
    • Prepare and filing of statutory and regulatory filings with the CRO (Ireland) and Companies House (UK).
    • Oversee the Statutory Annual Report and Accounts approval process.
    • Oversee the filing of the Annual Accounts, Confirmation Statements.


    • Ensure insider dealing policy is implemented across the group and records are maintained.
    • Updating the platform for insider dealing.


    • Mentor/coach the Company Secretarial Assistant.
    • Support the Deputy Company Secretary on corporate projects.
    • Supporting the production of the Annual Report and Notice of Meeting.
    • Assist with the roll out of Board/Committee templates.
    • Supporting the Deputy Company Secretary in the launch/delivery of strategic governance initiatives and projects across the business.
    • Draft Company Secretary procedure manual and notes on the various tasks.
    • Update the Company website.
    • Prepare Governance Tracker of new regulations.
    • Support to Deputy Company Secretary on Governance related matters to include new Board appointments, Board Performance Reviews, Board Induction Programme.
    • Assist with the general administration of the department and to provide continuous improvements.
    • Assisting the Deputy Company Secretary with ESG Board/Management Committee.


    About you

    • Prior experience of working in a UK Listed Company Secretarial team is essential with at least 5 years of company secretarial experience (desired).
    • CGI (ICSA) Qualified or studying CGI (ICSA) qualifications (or relevant experience desired).
    • Demonstrable knowledge of UK Companies Act, and other corporate legislation, corporate governance codes and best practice, and other regulatory codes and frameworks.
    • Highly organised, process driven with excellent attention to detail.
    • A good level of IT literacy, systems GEMs/Diligent/Insidertrack.
    • An aptitude for forward planning.
    • Flexible attitude, able to cope with unexpected and varied demands.
    • Self-motivated, pro-active and always looking to contribute to the team’s overall objectives.


    About Us

    Operating through the Matthew Clark, Bibendum, Tennent’s and Bulmers Ireland brands, the Group has a market leading range, scale and reach including an intimate understanding of the markets it serves.   

    From grass to glass, and everything in between, we grow, brew, manufacture, market, and deliver some of the world’s favourite drinks. C&C Group’s portfolio of owned/exclusive brands include: Bulmers, the leading Irish cider brand; Tennent’s, the leading Scottish beer brand; Magners the premium international cider brand; as well as a range of fast-growing, premium and craft ciders and beers, such as Heverlee, Menabrea, Five Lamps and Orchard Pig.   

    We seek to champion and embed sustainability in everything that we do at C&C. While delivering joy to customers, we always shine a light on people and the planet. We have a clear ESG vision delivering to a better world. We respect, support, and develop all our people to be their best, with a focus on results by creating a culture of winning together.  

    We also recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to delivering on our mission. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.  

    C&C Group (and inclusive companies) do not accept unsolicited CVs from recruiters or employment agencies in response to any of our roles. For help, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at All applications need to come through the candidate portal 

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