The Port of Blyth is the operating division of the Blyth Harbour Commission, a modern statutory Trust Port with a group turnover in excess of £25 million. The Port handles a wide variety of trades, but in particular is recognised as one of the UK’s leading offshore energy hubs.
The Port has grown successfully over the last decade and has exciting plans for further expansion.
The Blyth Harbour Commission oversees the strategy and management of the Port and is seeking to appoint a non-executive board member (Commissioner) to play an active role in delivering future growth and prosperity for the benefit of stakeholders which include employees, commercial and leisure port users, the local community and wider regional economy.
Applications are invited from candidates who can demonstrate proven extensive expertise and experience in the following areas:
- Professional Legal Services, either in practice or commerce (essential)
- Broad senior level of business management (desirable)
The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate a keen interest in and knowledge of the region and Port of Blyth.
Board meetings are held on a bimonthly basis with additional commitments to attend the Annual Public Meeting, subcommittee meetings (if applicable) and occasional other functions.
The position is for an initial 3 year term and is remunerated.