As our new Corporate Paralegal (Deputy Company Secretary) you will coordinate with the Head of Corporate in the ICL EU Legal and Compliance team to support the boards of 60+ legal entities in Europe and manage the corporate housekeeping. You will also maintain ICLs legal entity management system (Legisway) and assist in internal group transactions.
About the position
You will assist in educating the boards to prepare and hold board meetings in line with good corporate governance standards. You will attend and minute these meetings to ensure compliance with applicable laws and governance documents. Together with the Head of Corporate and the respective boards you will be responsible for the corporate housekeeping of 60+ entities across Europe, to ensure good legal standing.
For example, you will draft corporate resolutions and corporate authorizations (proxies) and take care filings with trade registers. Also, you'll work with the finance team to arrange for the formal approval of group entity annual accounts, drafting dividend resolutions, and ad hoc corporate transactions. In these transactions you will be responsible to ensure completion and execution of transaction documentation and related deliverables in a timely manner, maintain action- and checklists and project steps plans, lead periodic update calls, and maintain the transaction dossiers.
To be successful in this role, you will need to bring organizational and project management skills, such as keeping track of progress via action lists, managing the required documentation for corporate projects, proactively gathering information from people of various levels of seniority and filing documents in an orderly manner. This role will allow you to build on these skills and familiarize yourself with the business by attending and minuting board meetings at different levels and locations in the organization.
A Law degree would be nice, but we require a minimum of three (3) years of experience with corporate housekeeping, legal project management or assistance of a notarial department, preferably in a commercial and multinational environment. Working and thinking ability minimum at HBO level.
You have strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills in English, any extra language is a nice to have
You have a general understanding of- and interest in corporate governance and corporate housekeeping (approvals / importance of diligent filing) in a multinational environment. Experience with Legisway is a plus
You are a proactive, dedicated self-starter who works independently and who knows when priorities should be checked, and expectations should be managed
Excellent organizational and project management skills: with high degree of attention to detail, liking to maintain checklists and not afraid to chase people
Excellent social skills and the ability to communicate with board members
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ICL is a global specialty minerals and chemicals company operating potash, bromine and phosphate mineral value chains in a unique, integrated business model. ICL extracts raw materials from well-positioned mineral assets and utilizes technology and industrial know-how to add value for customers in key agricultural and industrial markets worldwide. ICL employs around 12.000 people worldwide and is active in many European countries. The European Headquarters are located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
For more information, visit the company's global website www.icl-group.com or visit www.icl-group.nl to find out more about ICL’s activities in The Netherlands and Belgium.