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Corporate Governance Specialist

Location Irving, Texas, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000170008

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Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes and infrastructure.  Without a dedicated workforce Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs. 


The Role

As a Corporate Governance Specialist the incumbent is expected to have extensive knowledge and experience as a management paralegal. This role is in our SEC, Treasury and Governance organization and reports directly to the Corporate Secretary.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support corporate governance processes, including general recordkeeping, preparation of board and committee meeting agendas, presentations, resolutions, consents, minutes and other materials as required
  • Maintain and populate electronic board portal for board meetings
  • Engage directly with Board of Directors as required
  • Liaise with internal and external counsel as needed
  • Prepare corporate governance portion of proxy statement and work in coordination with other internal teams, outside counsel and external vendor to finalize
  • Assist with logistics, mechanics and preparation for annual shareholder meeting


  • 2+ years corporate governance experience at large, publicly traded company
  • Strong skills in the following areas: organizational, interpersonal, time management, analytical, written and verbal communications
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to effectively prioritize a large volume of confidential and time-sensitive work with short deadlines when required
  • Ability to anticipate/calendar upcoming deadlines and communicate to team member
  • Exceptional level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to learn on the job and develop new approaches
  • Experience using electronic board platform such as Diligent preferred


Additional Information:

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at .

Employee benefit details:

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just an hourly wage, because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of a monthly bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final details

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.


EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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