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Company Secretary and General Counsel

Finance | Melbourne City, Victoria, Australia | Full Time

Job Description

IDP Education Limited is a top 100 ASX listed company, since listing in 2015.   We are a global leader in international education services, with core business in student placement, digital marketing, English-language testing, and training across a global network.  

IDP is evolving rapidly.  This is an exciting opportunity and time to join us, as you support IDP through a continued period of significant growth and transformation, now and into the future.   We are transforming to build a globally connected community to guide and support international students along their journey to achieve their lifelong learning and career aspirations.  If you share our passion for creating great customer experiences and thrive in an innovative culture, then join us and contribute to our growth plans.  

About the Role

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Company Secretary & General Counsel is a newly created position, responsible for leading all legal, compliance and corporate governance matters for IDP.  As a valued strategic advisor, you will partner with the leadership team and Board to provide exceptional customer service in the form of statutory, legal, governance and compliance advisory and services.  This role is based in Melbourne and will manage all subsidiary boards of IDP globally.

The successful candidate will be:

  • A customer focused Company Secretary, with stakeholders ranging from group executives and boards, to legal and finance teams, regulators, and shareholders;
  • Experienced working in a listed company with global operations, to provide senior corporate governance, compliance or advisory services;
  • Commercially minded and outcomes focused, with experience in mergers and acquisitions and commercial contracts;
  • A qualified lawyer.