Job Offer: Governance Officer (Senior) - Location: Dublin, Ireland

17 May 2023

Job Offer: Governance Officer (Senior) - Location: Dublin, Ireland

Job Description:

1 Overview

1.1 ONE corporate (“ONE”) is a dynamic and young business focused on delivering quality, value-add, next-gen company secretarial and corporate governance support to a wide variety of clients. We are looking for a governance specialist to manage a portfolio of clients and lead a team responsible for delivering ONE’s core services. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, passionate, and career driven governance specialist to work in a flexible and energetic culture focused on delivering premium company secretarial support services.

1.2 This is an exciting opportunity to be one of the first members of our team as we expand our operations into Ireland. The successful candidate will be strategically involved in building and developing our business and client service model.

2 Your Role

2.1 Title: Company Secretary

2.2 Reports To: Function Head

2.3 Function: The Company Secretary / Governance Officer (Senior) will support the team responsible for the delivery of Company Secretarial and Registered Office Services to clients of ONE in Ireland and Luxembourg and will act as a senior client contact.

3 Your Attitude and Skills

3.1 You are passionate about your field, understand the importance of corporate governance and are excited about delivering a great product. Entrepreneurial in mind-set, you take ownership, strive to grow relationships, develop the people around you and seek out new opportunities for growth & improvement. You take pride in your work and you view the successes of your colleagues and of ONE as your own.

3.2 You are keen to work in a dynamic, flexible culture that is focused on the job, not the hours; providing you a high degree of autonomy and flexibility as to where and when you work.

3.3 You enjoy a challenge, don’t shy away from taking on responsibilities outside of your core role and are at ease talking with, supporting and challenging senior management / board members.

3.4 You hold a Bachelor’s degree (or higher/equivalent), have experience relevant to this role (typically at least 4 years) and in supporting a variety of fund structures and like to keep up to date with the latest trends in governance practice. You either hold or are studying towards related Company Secretarial / Corporate Governance qualification (i.e. the Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland) or would be keen to study one with our financial support.

4 What we offer

4.1 A chance to be a driving force behind a growing success story at a young and exciting firm with a culture focused on the successes of its staff and clients. An environment with driven people, who have an entrepreneurial mindset, to help support your development ambitions.

4.2 We offer significant flexible working arrangements, a competitive salary, and a suite of other competitive benefits.

5 Your Responsibilities and Duties

5.1 Leadership Responsibilities:

5.1.1 Support and mentor a team of corporate secretaries and dedicated minute takers to deliver top-tier, responsive and quality focused company secretarial services commensurate with ONE’s corporate culture and product offering.

5.1.2 Manage a portfolio of boards and clients as lead client point of contact, responsible for the delivery of services.

5.1.3 Track events for invoicing purposes and manage the invoicing process through to collection of fees.

5.1.4 Lead the client on-boarding and review process.

5.1.5 Assist with the development of ONE’s culture, product offering and corporate governance. Critically review processes and look for opportunities for improvement (especially standardisation, automation, reducing risk) consistent with the company’s ethos.

5.2 Operational Responsibilities:

5.2.1 Oversee and deliver Company Secretarial and Domiciliation Support Services in a team environment on a timely basis consistent with client commitments/SLAs.

5.3 Core responsibilities include:

  • Acting as a key point of contact with clients, boards, administrators, regulators, counsel and other third parties.
  • Support clients and boards with best corporate governance practice.
  • Organise and attend Board, Shareholder and Committee meetings for a varied portfolio of clients.
  • Take and/or review meeting minutes and resolutions.
  • Facilitate and project manage transactions.
  • Travel to board meetings.
  • Support company incorporations.
  • Prepare and submit filings with the regulator and CRO.
  • Maintain corporate records and statutory registers
  • Presenting a professional image in line with our company culture: enthusiastic, upbeat, and engaging.


Emmanuelle Jacquemot 
Partner, Human Resources

Our Resources and Strengths


We operate around the principle that if our people have a stake in the business, they will do a better job for our clients. We have a committed and stable team, as they see the benefit of long-term value creation through building long-standing relationships. We build value for clients, and their end customer.


You can have the best technology and the most efficient processes in the world, but if you don’t have the people to operate them, your business is worth very little. Thus, our biggest asset is our team of professional and passionate experts.


We operate next generation technology through a combination of in-house, and best in market solutions to deliver an impeccable service and use technology to excel in both service delivery and efficiency.


We delight in valued long-term partnerships with clients, team, industry partners and our stakeholders. We aim to work with clients who share our belief in the importance of building strong partnerships over time.


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