Non-Executive Director

Recruiter
Port of Tyne
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
Salary
Remuneration is £14,857 for 14 days per annum
Posted
26 Jul 2019
Closes
23 Aug 2019
Ref
GSe54668
Position/Level
Board
Contract Type
Contract / Interim
Language
English

The Port of Tyne, the largest UK trust port, is an independent statutory body governed by its own, unique, local legislation and controlled by an independent Board of Directors.  Its primary duty is to manage, maintain, develop and improve the Port for the benefit of all its stakeholders. 

Two non-executive directors are required to join the Board for an initial 3-year term.  We are seeking candidates who must be able to demonstrate an understanding and experience of:

  • Business and commercial imperatives
  • The Port’s interaction with stakeholders; local, regional and national and its significance in the community
  • Working at Board level or equivalent
  • Partnership working; joint ventures and project development

In addition, it would be desirable for candidates to demonstrate one or more of the following areas of skills and experience:

  • A strong operational finance background, ideally a qualified and experienced professional accountant experienced in a business to business engineering, logistics or service environment, or
  • Logistics/supply chain modernisation through digital and process innovation
  • Building and structuring commercial partnerships and projects. 

Remuneration for this position is £14,857 for 14 days per annum. This is a public appointment made by the Secretary of State for Transport with a three year tenure and the potential for renewal.

To apply and for further details please click on the Apply button

For a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultants

Katrina Paget or Olivia Robinson on 0113 205 6298

Closing date: 5pm on Friday 13 September

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We value diversity and appoint on merit.