Company Secretary

Competitive salary - Part-time

With 15 years of experience, Sedex works with some of the world’s most recognisable brands and standard-setting organisations, including the United Nations and Ethical Trade Initiative. We believe that, working with the right information and technologies, business really can shape the future of global trade to have an increasingly positive impact worldwide.


This is a high-profile, broad-ranging post operating at the most senior level of our organisation. You will lead across governance, Board, statutory record keeping and filings, and intellectual property. Specifically, the post also carries accountability for the provision of all legal services to Sedex – quantifying and managing risk, ensuring our legal compliance and future proofing our organisation from a legal perspective. Our ability to judge the legal impacts of our own plans for growth and development will be increasingly important in a rapidly changing world.

A legal background is essential for this role and you may be an experienced Company Secretary, General Counsel, Head of Secretariat or Chief of Staff. Whatever your sector background, you will be guiding and shaping our discussions on governance and regulatory matters and will be highly effective as a trusted advisor to both the Chair and CEO. As such, you will bring stature, maturity and sound judgement to the role and be known for your integrity and discretion. 


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