Deputy General Manager - Secretarial

Liontree HR Consultants Pvt Ltd
  • Mumbai
  • Confidential
  • 12-18 years
  • 22 Jul 2015

  • Company Secretary/ Secretarial

  • FMCG/ Foods/ Beverages, Retail, Apparel/ Garments/ Textiles/ Fashion
Job Description

Job Purpose:

Ensure compliance with Corporate law, FEMA (for all ECB and Overseas investments are timely complied), Securities Law, SEBI Laws, NBFC, Stock Exchange Listing Requirements and at all times protect the interest of the Organisation, its Board of Directors and the Senior Management
Responsible for handling capital issues through the IPO / Private Placement routes including dealing in Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) , court processes for amalgamation and demergers to achieve in-organic growth.
Continuously evaluate and keep abreast with global governance and compliance trends.

Job Responsibilities:

Compliance with Statutory requirements:
Responsible for preparing Charters for various Boards and Board Committees.
Prepare and update Ethical Codes for Board governance and Senior Management like code of conduct, code of ethics and insider trading code.

Benchmark Compliance in the Organization vis--vis Secretarial SOPs:
Identify/formulate and run the process of Secretarial SOPs
Responsible for benchmarking SOPs as per global/Industry Standards.
Regulate monthly compliance with SOPs including the automation of SOPs
Regularly visiting and improving the control mechanism by increasing the use of technology.
Ensure transparency in the governance process that is subject to an audit trail.

Board/ Board Committees / General Meetings (including Postal Ballots):

Ensure timely and regular holding of General Meetings, Board and Board Committee Meeting
Responsible for comprehensive drafting of Minutes of Meeting and informing Business Heads about Board decisions
Redress and close all Shareholder queries including overseeing the R&T (Register and Transfer) agents functioning and controls.
Ensure all statutory Sections in the Annual Reports are drafted, approved by Senior Mgmt & BODs and published, circulated and timely provided to Regulatory authorities.

Regulatory Approvals:

Ensure proper liaisoning across levels at Regulator Offices and timely regulatory approvals.
Ensure that there is no compromise with regards to compliance and that all legal provisions are adhered to regularly.

Key Challenges:

- Making the governance process more transparent and also having a buy-in from the Finance teams for better success.
- Ensuring information is made available by other Departments / Businesses on time
- To ensure advance agenda papers are comprehensive and are provided in advance to Directors.

Job Specification:

Minimum Qualifications: -Graduate (Preferably Law)
Preferred/Additional Qualifications : Member of the ICSI/any other Professional Body (Indian or Overseas)
Law Graduate

Minimum Experience: 12+ years experience with a reputed Group that has large number of entities
Relevant/Additional Experience:
Should have worked with Listing companies - Revenue Size >1500 Cr
- Have excellent and hands on knowledge of Share Accounting and Dematerialisation process.

Industry preference:

Lifestyle/ Textile/ Retail/ FMCG

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