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Job Opportunity: Company Secretary and Legal Counsel at SATS; Apply Now!

About SATS – Feed and Connect Communities

SATS is Asia’s leading provider of food solutions and gateway services. Using innovative food technologies and resilient supply chains, we create tasty, quality food in sustainable ways for airlines, foodservice chains, retailers and institutions.

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

SATS sees tremendous growth opportunities outside of Singapore and the non-aviation fast/casual food service segment has been identified as a fast growing industry in India. As an organization with a culture of inclusiveness and innovation, we focus on bringing out the best in people by empowering them with technology, skills and opportunities.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

This role requires you to manage the legal and corporate secretarial functions of SATS (India) Co. Private Limited and SATS Food Solutions India Private Limited (“Group”) and be a key business partner to the management of the Group to ensure compliance within all regulatory and organizational framework while meeting the Group’s corporate and commercial objectives.   

Legal Role

  • Provide accurate, prompt and robust legal advice to the Business Units within the Group while ensuring legal risks are identified and managed.
  • Draft, review and negotiate a wide variety of commercial contracts, with a particular focus on contracts for the construction of a central kitchen in Bangalore and if required by the Group, spearhead intellectual property protection projects.
  • Instruct and manage external lawyers and legal costs.
  • Work closely with the legal team of the parent company of the Group where required to ensure compliance with applicable listing requirements and internal policies and guidelines.
  • Provide legal training on compliance and updates on new laws and regulations in accordance with the Group’s business needs.
  • The role will also be to provide sound, business-oriented legal services to the Group as well as to constantly improve precedents and processes. You may also be required to travel at short notice and be assigned to new roles from time to time.

Group Secretarial Role

  • Be responsible and manage the secretarial functions of the Group.
  • Schedule, plan and organize Ad hoc/quarterly Board and Board Committee meetings.
  • Prepare agenda and draft minutes of Board/Board Committee Meetings and Directors’ Report.
  • Prepare and undertake all statutory and other filings including to the Registrar of Companies and the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
  • Maintain and record Statutory Registers as required under the Companies Act & Rules thereunder.
  • Collect disclosures, consents etc. required under the Company Law from Directors and submit before Board.
  • Keep records of all corporate secretarial matters.
  • Assist to compile and distribute presentation matters for Board and Board Committee meetings.
  • Ensure complete hard copy documentation is kept at corporate secretarial department and timely updating of soft copies onto the shared point folder
  • Liaise with various statutory bodies like Registrar of Companies and other Government departments, etc.
  • in the preparation of Annual Report and organizing the AGM/EGM.
  • Other day to day secretarial work of the Group.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • ACS/FCS Membership of Institute of Company Secretaries of India 
  • A recognized law degree (LLB) from India with at 8+ years post qualification experience in a reputable law firm and/or in an in-house position in a corporation.
  • A strong corporate and commercial background.
  • Strong interpersonal communication and management skills as the role will involve close interaction with Management and business units.
  • Sound commercial sense and critical thinking skills, a proactive practical approach, and the ability to manage a range of issues involving multiple areas of law, are critical traits necessary for this role.
  • Mature, meticulous analytical and a team player.

WORK LOCATION:

Based out of Mumbai and shuttling to Bengaluru often

Link to Apply: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2638884259

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