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Corporate Secretarial Administrator

Job Name

Corporate Secretarial Administrator

Country:

Netherlands

City:

Gouda

Function:

Legal

Reporting Line:

Director, Global Corporate Secretarial Relations

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Ingrid Lindeman

About the role

A wonderful opportunity to join a small and busy company secretariat, this role is for someone keen to take on a varied and interesting role within a fast moving and dynamic team. As the Corporate Secretarial Administrator, you will report directly to the Director of Global Corporate Secretarial Relations (“DGCSR”) and be part of the Global Corporate Secretarial Team based between The Netherlands and Bermuda. Supporting the team, you will assist with ad hoc tasks and administrative matters relating to a number of Bacardi group entities, ensuring that the Global Company Secretariat is efficiently run.

Responsibilities

Include but are not limited to:
  • Coordination of board minutes, written resolutions, powers of attorney and proxies; preparing and distributing for signature (including use of DocuSign), managing the timely execution and tracking and reporting on progress.
  • Arranging authorized signatory requests, board extracts, secretary certificates, auditor requests, etc
  • Arranging the notarization, legalization and translation of documents as required;
  • Collating and maintaining KYC documentation; 
  • Maintaining a record of authorized signatories and powers of attorney with guidance from the Senior Corporate Secretarial Administrator;
  • Organizing online directories to ensure easy retrieval of saved documents and maintaining the filing system;
  • Liaising with our corporate service provider, external counsel, notaries, foreign consulates as required;
  • Assist with budget tracking and timely payment of corporate secretarial invoices;
  • Organize and schedule appointments in calendars

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will have/be:

  • Experience of working in a legal or commercial environment and dealing with colleagues/advisors in other countries/time zones, preferred but not essential;
  • Fluent in English (both written and spoken) – a plus would be fluency in any of the following: Dutch, French or Spanish;
  • Great interpersonal skills and confidence in dealing with and communicating effectively with key stakeholders of all levels;
  • Ability to grasp new concepts for quick learning, good comprehension and writing abilities;
  • Diligent, with an eye for detail and an ability to meet tight deadlines; 
  • Able to exercise proper judgement to assess priorities and manage own workload;
  • Ability to work both within a team and independently as required, managing a number of matters simultaneously;
  • Highly skilled in Outlook calendar, Microsoft Word and proficient in Excel and Power Point;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality;
  • Resourceful, proactive, assertive, detail-oriented and energetic.

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.