Jobs Career Advice Signup

Send this job to a friend


Did you notice an error or suspect this job is scam? Tell us.

  • Posted: Sep 10, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Since our establishment in 1918, Sanlam has been a prominent part of the South African business landscape. We have always held a long-term view of how business adapts to the demands of the environment in which it operates. Today, in a dynamic world, we see an evolving set of social, economic, political and environmental imperatives that require our skilful ...
    Read more about this company


    Company Secretary

    What will you do?

    • Perform full company secretarial, statutory, governance and administrative functions for SDM and its related statutory entities including ARL.

    • Remaining abreast of developments in corporate governance, ensuring that the company and directors adhere to the highest governance standards as detailed in King IV.

    • Submission of prescribed statutory returns to the Registrar of Companies and compliance with administrative regulations as required by the Companies Act.

    • Assist SDM CE and Sanlam SA Retail Mass ExCo , and related statutory entities, with compliance on the Companies Act and King III, and other legislative and regulatory requirements.

    • Drafting and preparing the CEO reports, speeches, presentations, correspondence, memoranda and documentation for the SDM CE.

    • Accountability for ensuring that all submissions relating to directors and key persons are made to the CIPC, Prudential Authority and Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA).

    • Preparing relevant sections of the annual financial statements, regulatory reports, Notice of AGM, ancillary documentation and ensuring that regulatory deadlines are met.

    • Secure compliance with the Companies Act and the company’s’ Memorandum of Incorporation (MOI).

    • Continuous updates of the company’s Delegation of Authority, as required by good corporate governance.

    • Responsible for all customer relations and services issues addressed to the SDM CE.

    • Executing specified research/information projects and providing the information as contracted.

    What will make you successful in this role?

    • A Chartered accountant / Lawyer (LLB and/or similar qualification) or degree with CIS or ICSA qualification will be advantageous

    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar position or operating on a similar level

    • Financial services industry experience

    • A wealth of knowledge and experience in drafting board resolutions, compliance, and accreditation

    • An understanding of the rules, regulations, sanctions and other statutory requirements, guidelines and instructions relating to governing bodies and organisations, both internally and externally 

    Qualification and Experience

    • Degree with 4 to 5 years related experience.

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Company Secretarial and Administrative requirements
    • Board Resolutions
    • Reporting and Administration
    • Corporate Compliance

    Personal Attributes

    • Interpersonal savvy - Contributing through others
    • Decision quality - Contributing through others
    • Balances stakeholders - Contributing through others
    • Plans and aligns - Contributing through others

    Build a successful career with us

    We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future – your career, your personal development and of achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping  our employees to realise their worth. Through its four business clusters – Sanlam Life and Savings, Sanlam Investment Group, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Santam, as well as MiWay and the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.

    Core Competencies

    • Being resilient - Contributing through others
    • Collaborates - Contributing through others
    • Customer focus - Contributing through others
    • Cultivates innovation - Contributing through others
    • Drives results - Contributing through others

    Turnaround time

    • The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers. 

    Our commitment to transformation

    The Sanlam Group is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensuring a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa. The Group's Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the selection process.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Sanlam on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

  • Send your application

    View All Vacancies at Sanlam Back To Home

Career Advice

View All Career Advice

Subscribe to Job Alert


Join our happy subscribers

Send your application through

GmailGmail YahoomailYahoomail