Manager, Corporate Secretariat
in St. John's, NL

St. John's, NL
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: MCS-2111CB

Manager, Corporate Secretariat

Fortis Inc. is seeking a Manager, Corporate Secretariat at its head office in St. John's, NL.

We are inviting applicants who can demonstrate leadership in a fast-paced and dynamic workplace. This is an opportunity to be part of a community of hardworking professionals who are empowered to be their best in an environment that fosters continual learning and growth.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Key liaison with the Fortis Inc. Board of Directors and executive team
  • Schedule and attend Fortis Inc. Board and Committee meetings
  • Coordinate and distribute Board and Committee meeting materials and prepare Board and Committee meeting minutes
  • Liaise with service providers, proxy advisors, transfer agent, trustees as necessary
  • Member of the legal team, reporting to the Vice President, General Counsel

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Understanding of governance practices, board administration and corporate reporting
  • Excellent coordination, prioritization and follow-up skills
  • Proactive, detail-oriented with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines

Education and Experience:

  • 5+ years practical work experience in a corporate secretary role, administrative or similar role
  • Experience in governance, board administration and managing corporate filings
  • Undergraduate degree in a business-related discipline or experience in the field of business law is preferred
  • Experience working with a private or publicly traded company
  • Experience with board management software (such as Diligent software) is an asset

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including but not limited to:

  • A comprehensive medical, dental and vision plan
  • RRSP matching program
  • Employee share purchase plan
  • Health and wellness reimbursements
  • Employee and family assistance program
  • Training and development opportunities

In this role you will have the option to participate in a hybrid workplace model subject to business or operational needs.

Fortis is an exciting and invigorating place to work. We are committed to creating a workplace where all employees feel empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. We respect the unique experiences and perspectives of our people and know that together we can generate bold ideas and strong results. We strive to provide a safe, inclusive, and sustainable workplace where our employees can grow, succeed and reach their ultimate potential.

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