04/12 Anjali Mathur
Talent Acquistion Partner at Reckitt Benckiser

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Reckitt Benckiser - Company Secretary & Legal Counsel - LLB (2-4 yrs)

Gurgaon/Gurugram Job Code: 640591

About the role :

The Company Secretary & Legal Counsel will report to the Regional Legal Director, South Asia located in Gurgaon. This position will provide sound secretarial practices and legal advice to address business concerns.

Responsibilities :

- Independently responsible for all day to day secretarial compliances for unlisted companies.

- Preparation of notices, agendas for meetings (Board, Committees & Members), drafting of minutes.

- Managing and conducting board meetings, thereby supporting the Board in all the Board matters.

- Continual and event-based disclosures required under Companied Act 2013 and other statutory compliances.

- Preparing and maintaining Secretarial Records of company viz; Statutory Books and Registers.

- Preparation and filing of e-forms, returns and applications with Registrar of Companies (RoC) through MCA portal - inspection of documents with RoC/ MCA., preparation and filing of Director Identification Number (DIN) forms with RoC.

- Correspondence and general liaising with RoC, RD, Auditors, other government authorities.

- Managing alteration in Memorandum of Association for increasing of Authorized Share Capital, Change in Object Clause etc. Adopting new set of Articles of Association of the Company.

- Drafting of Annual Report, including Notice of Annual General Meeting, Directors- Report, Corporate Governance Report etc.

- Coordinate with Group Co-sec team for various matters related to requirements from group companies, including shareholder's approvals, share transfer/buy-back, share issuance, restructuring etc.

- Understanding of laws related to IPRs, primarily trade mark filing and oppositions.

- Drafting and vetting of agreements, contracts, MOUs, NDAs for business transactions; lead in negotiations for finalization of contracts.

- Provide pro-active legal support and advice to the business unit and key stakeholders, and to assist them in achieving their core strategic objectives.

- To provide risk management analysis along with mitigation principles.

Qualifications & Skills :

- Well-rounded interpersonal skills, analytical, and the ability to communicate in a clear, concise, and cogent manner.

- CS & LLB with a total of 4-6 years- PQE.

- Should have dealt with the Board Members and conducted Board Meetings for at least the last 3 years.

- Quick thinking, with the ability to interface effectively with internal and external senior management, solving problems on a real-time basis. Commercial bent of mind will also be a great advantage.

- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

- Strong problem-solving skills.

- Strong desire to learn the business and function smoothly as part of an interdisciplinary team.

- Ability to function with a minimum of administrative support.

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