X5 Retail Group N.V. (X5), having its registered office in Amsterdam, is a leading multi-format food retailer listed on the Moscow Exchange and the London Stock Exchange. The company creates, develops and actively manages a portfolio of retail brands with a distinct value proposition. Currently X5’s Company Secretarial function wishes to strengthen its capacity and is therefore looking for a

Assistant Company Secretary
new role at a fast-growing listed Russian food retailer
Assistant Company Secretary
listed Russian food retailer

You assist and support the Company Secretary in handling all corporate legal matters in which the Dutch office is involved. You share responsibility for all aspects of governance and board support, Dutch and international regulatory requirements and obligations under stock exchange listings. This includes organizing board meetings and agenda planning, drafting minutes and action lists, reviewing corporate legal documents, collecting best practice requirements and managing outside counsel. You interact directly with external advisors as well as X5 colleagues from Legal, Tax, Compliance, Risk, Treasury and Corporate Finance in Russia.


  • in-house counsel or trust officer with approximately 8-10 years PQE
  • substantial working experience with Dutch corporate law and (tax) compliance, including corporate governance and corporate housekeeping
  • self-starter with a strong sense of responsibility and a ‘get things done’ attitude
  • highly proficient in English and Russian, both written and spoken


  • well known food retailer with a leading market position in Russia
  • member of a close-knit team of professionals in the Netherlands
  • regular contact with colleagues in Russia, occasional travel
  • possibility of working part-time, with a minimum of 32 hours per week

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