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Company Secretary Professional


Job Summary


Zurich Life Assurance plc wishes to enlarge its corporate governance/company secretarial team in Ireland and is seeking applications from professionals with 3- 5 years’ relevant experience.
The position will be based in Zurich’s offices in Blackrock, Co Dublin but working on occasion from other locations and supporting other Zurich businesses in Dublin may also be required.  A flexible approach to incorporate some home working also will be considered. 
This is an opportunity to join the in-house Legal & Company Secretarial team and to work in a stimulating and supportive environment. 
The Zurich Group in Ireland includes regulated legal entities operating significant international insurance businesses.  In addition to a Board of Directors, the main companies have a number of committees.

Your Role


As a Company Secretarial Professional your main responsibilities will include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following:

  • Coordinating, attending, and minuting regular board/committee meetings
  • Providing corporate governance support, including ensuring compliance with the Corporate Governance Code for Insurance Undertakings and other applicable governance requirements
  • Supporting the maintenance of statutory books and records for Irish entities and monitoring compliance with all relevant statutory/regulatory requirements and filing deadlines
  • Arranging for document execution, notarisations, apostilling and filing with relevant registries
  • Dealing with regular day-to-day queries including corporate certificates, AML/KYC and corporate governance information requests
  • Participating in various Zurich cross-functional initiatives and projects

Your Skills and Experience


As a Company Secretarial Professional your skills and qualifications will include:

  • ICSA qualified or part qualified (the position may suit a qualified lawyer looking to move into a corporate governance/company secretarial role, but a legal qualification is not essential)
  • Experience of financial services industry an advantage
  • Knowledge of Irish company law and familiarity with the Companies Act 2014
  • Organised and demonstrating strong attention to detail
  • Team orientated individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexible with ability to adapt to new deadlines

Additional Information


Primary work location is Blackrock. Position is Dublin-based but occasional travel may be required to other Zurich locations.

If you value an exciting and varied working environment and meet the above requirements, then our Recruiter  is looking forward to receiving your application by clicking on the button “Apply online”.


Who we are


Zurich is one of Ireland's leading insurance companies providing a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services. The company employs over 1,000 people across its locations in Dublin and Wexford.

Zurich is a strong brand – with our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 210 countries and territories to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer our employees flexible working models and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit.
At Zurich, we foster a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our purpose and values are designed to protect, inspire confidence and help our employees reach their full potential. We value and defend what is right and promote opportunities for equity among our professionals, regardless of gender, disability, LGBTQ +, race, ethnicity, generations, belief, etc. Join Zurich and be part of this culture. Together we are committed to delivering on our purpose - Let’s Create a Brighter Future Together!
Please note, for many of our roles, we can also consider applications from colleagues who would like to work reduced hours/part time.

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