Dell Senior Company Secretary - EMEA Legal Operations in Cork, Ireland

Senior Company Secretary - EMEA Legal Operations

Job ID R02019

Date posted 10/05/2017

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Senior Company Secretary


People make Dell so wherever in the world they work, everyone is rewarded for their contribution. Ready to develop your career in a truly global company? Within the Legal at Dell, we are looking for a Senior Company Secretary to join our team in Cork.

Dell is a collective of customer-obsessed, industry-leading visionaries. At our core is a commitment to diversity, sustainability and our communities. We offer unparalleled growth and development opportunities for our team members. We believe that technology is essential for driving human progress, and were committed to providing that technology to people and organizations everywhere, so they can transform the way they work and live.

Key Responsibilities

  • Primary responsibility of the role will be to manage the Irish legal entities which includes: setting up quarterly board meetings for up to 10 entities, attending board meetings, taking minutes of the meetings

  • Also responsible for additional EMEA multi-jurisdictional subsidiary entities with the role overall encompassing:

  • assist with simplification of complex group structure

  • involvement in corporate restructurings and tax initiatives

  • monitoring changes in legislation and taking appropriate action

  • providing advice to the board of directors, accounting team and legal team

  • ensuring timely filings and that company secretarial database Blueprint - is up-to-date for the entities managed separate team handles uploading

  • assist in the set-up of new entities in the region, as required

  • setting up board and shareholder meetings and arranging for directors to sign documentation

  • assist in the integration and rationalisation of acquired companies

  • Requires liaison with EMEA and US Corporate legal team colleagues, Auditors, external legal advisers, EMEA and global Accounting and Tax departments


Essential Requirements

  • ICSA qualified (ACIS)

  • 8+ years experience in a similar role post qualifying

  • Good knowledge of governance best practice, relevant issues, statutory requirements and regulations

  • Experience of minute taking in a business or committee environment.

  • Able to work in Dells fast moving environment under pressure in a busy role

  • Methodical with attention to detail and accuracy

  • Proficient in Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook (e-mail), good knowledge of Blueprint OneWorld (or similar)

Desirable Requirements

  • Team player this role is to join a team of company secretaries.

  • Project Management skills (Microsoft Project experience, or similar)


Our people are the most critical component of our long-term success and their health and wellbeing are our priority. You will enjoy a comprehensive, locally competitive benefits package.

Dell is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell encourages applicants of all ages.

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