Manager, Office of the Company Secretary

Dublin 2, D, IE


Country: Ireland 
City: Dublin 2
Req ID: 486419


About CRH

We are CRH, and we are committed to contributing to a more resilient and sustainable built environment. We understand the wider impact our businesses can make in supporting human activity. We continue to do this through the delivery of unique, superior building materials and products for use in road and critical utility infrastructure, commercial building projects and outdoor living solutions.


CRH is the leading provider of building materials solutions that build, connect and improve our world. Employing c.75,800 people at c.3,160 locations in 29 countries, CRH has market leadership positions in both North America and in Europe.


Without you noticing our products, we are everywhere you live, work, and relax.


Our project portfolio includes some of the most sustainable and cutting-edge building projects around the world. Think of the asphalt on the Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit, the Paris Metro Rail project, but also the Louis Vuitton Museum in Paris, parts of the Burj Khalifa, and the Kennedy Space Centre.


Learn more about us through the following Link.


CRH are lo

Based in Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2, with flexibility to work from our head office in Stonemasons Way, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16, the Office of the Company Secretary is a team of 9, including 5 company secretaries.

The team has a wide range of responsibilities, including, supporting the Board and Committees of CRH plc; managing engagement with shareholders on corporate governance matters; overseeing shareholder services provided by CRH’s registrars; ensuring CRH complies with various regulatory requirements such as the NYSE and LSE listing rules, SEC requirements, UK Market Abuse etc.; working closely with and providing advice and support to other corporate functions such as Legal, Finance, Human Resources, Internal Audit, Tax and Treasury.


Key Tasks and Responsibilities
In this role, you will:

  • Act as primary contact for company secretarial support provided to corporate functions and Irish subsidiaries, including acting as Secretary for CRH’s cement trading company; Irish Cement Limited and Roadstone Limited, and the Group’s
  • Financial Reporting and Disclosure Group which oversees CRH’s compliance with various regulatory requirements, including SEC and Sarbanes Oxley requirements
  • Work with the Assistant Company Secretary, external advisers and the Internal Audit function to support the Corporate
  • Trustee of a CRH pension scheme
  • Primary contact for the CRH Tax and Legal functions in relation to the management of Irish subsidiaries, including reorganisations and the Group’s entity rationalisation programme
  • Work with CRH’s Registrars, Computershare, in relation to all aspects of managing the CRH share register, including quarterly dividend payments of c. $250m per dividend and AGM preparation
  • Work with other team members to ensure that CRH meets its listing or other regulatory responsibilities, including RNS announcements, filings with the US SEC, the NYSE, the LSE, the Irish Central Bank and the UK FCA
  • Provide support to the Company Secretarial Assistant, who is responsible for day-to-day company secretarial compliance, such as register maintenance, management of Blueprint software for legal entity management, CRO filings, updating beneficial ownership registers, Sarbanes Oxley controls, preparation of subsidiary guarantees, provision of documentation and confirmations to satisfy external KYC requirements
  • Support the CRH finance function in relation to governance or other disclosures within the remit of the department which are required for quarterly and / or year-end reporting
  • Ad hoc projects and corporate actions that arise from time to time, e.g. corporate actions, working with the support services teams in relation share scheme migrations or other aspects of the management of CRH’s share schemes.

Key Functional Competencies

For this role you should be/have:

  • Highly motivated and comfortable working in a demanding fast-paced environment
  • Team player with first-rate inter-personal and communication skills; ability to make both oral and written presentations to senior management
  • Demonstrates a strong (internal) customer focus and is cognisant of cultural diversity
  • Extremely organised and detail-orientated, results driven and significant focus on execution excellence


Experience / Education

You are/have:

  • Qualified Company Secretary
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience, preferably working in or advising a listed


A degree of flexibility will be required, and candidates must be available for occasional early morning starts and/or late evenings.

What CRH Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

  • Highly competitive salary package

  • Comprehensive secondary benefits

  • Significant contribution to your pension plan

  • Health and wellness programs, including an on-site gym and fitness classes

  • Excellent opportunities to develop and progress with a global organization

Connect your future to CRH

We are curious to learn more about you. At CRH, we believe our mutual differences contribute to the healthy, productive, and enjoyable workspace we create. Please introduce yourself and send us your application.


Is this role not for you, but do you know someone who would love to join the team? Please let us know!


CRH finds it important that vacancies are shared to individuals that may find them interesting and/or could be suitable for the role


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CRH is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.


Benefits/perks listed above may vary depending on the nature of the employment with CRH and the country where you work.


Please note that we cannot accept any applications submitted through email for GDPR purposes. Candidates must apply through our job portal.


We do not accept candidate introductions for this position from recruitment agencies, unless you have been instructed to do so by our recruitment team.


Date:  11 Nov 2023

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