Corporate Secretariat Legal Assistant (Ref. No.: 81884)

Place of work
Contract type
Start date
by agreement
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Minimum base salary for this job from 1500 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits*

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Are you ready to employ your know-how on a global scale? Are you passionate about making your clients happy? Do you thrive on being challenged every single day and using your English skills on a regular basis?

Then you might be the person we are looking for!

About the role

You will be in charge of providing corporate secretariat, corporate governance and legal support for legal entities located across Europe, primarily in the Netherlands and Switzerland.

You will:
• draft English-language corporate documents for board and committee meetings, e.g. agenda, minutes and resolutions, and organize these meetings.
• support on legal and corporate secretariat formalities relating to the approval of annual accounts and changes in the board and management composition, incl. collection of internal approvals, preparation of regulatory filings.
• complete corporate governance certification and/or board self-assessment processes and review various legal documents (incl. internal policy documents).
• be responsible for the administration of company records and general records management.
• answer to requests for corporate documents from internal clients, auditors or regulators.
• develop templates and standard procedures for corporate secretariat.
• assist legal counsels with monitoring of corporate governance and company secretariat developments in EMEA in coordination with outside counsels.

The team
This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join Life Capital Legal, a team of more than 20 people located across the US and Europe, including UK, Switzerland, Luxembourg and Germany. We provide first-rate end-to-end advice on all legal and corporate governance matters relating to Swiss Re Group's highly dynamic Life Capital Business Unit. Our clients are diverse and driven business teams, committed to delivering value and innovative services together with their customers and partners in the primary insurance space. In our team, you will be close to decision makers and directly see the results of your work.

Information about the selection process

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Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

About You

• display a "can do" mindset, are dedicated and put the client first.
• have ideally gained 1-2 years professional work experience in an in-house law department or in a law firm, prior (re-)insurance knowledge is a plus.
• enjoy working independently and handling multiple requests and deadlines.
• speak and write English fluently (German/Dutch language is a plus).
• feel comfortable working in a changing environment and are able to deal with ambiguity.
• are committed to providing high-quality end products, also in short time frames.
• communicate and listen well to senior leadership, internal clients and colleagues.
• display a high degree of integrity, are discreet and able to handle confidential information.
• are proficient in MS Office products such as Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point.
• are full of enthusiasm and desire to learn.

If you are a collaborative, engaging & positive person who will work to constantly improve business results and client satisfaction, we will be happy to get to know you.

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*We are required by law to disclose basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised positions. We carefully consider your professional competencies, qualifications and experience in our compensation package and/or when offering you other positions. Our compensation philosophy is to pay fairly, also considering market situation and the value employees may bring to Swiss Re.


Brief description of the company

As the world's leading reinsurance company, Swiss Reinsurance Company, based in Zurich, Switzerland, we specialize in covering concepts in capital and risk management.
We combine financial strength with experience, knowledge and creative thought to exploit new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders. Opportunities for you. Opportunities for us.

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
811 09 Bratislava


Contact person: Zuzana Janostiakova

ID: 3174710   Dátum zverejnenia: 28.11.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job from 1500 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits*