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Co-opted Member of Harbour Management Committee

East Suffolk Council
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30 April 2021 12:00 PM
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Get involved with the Southwold Harbour Management Committee

We are looking to appoint four independent people to the newly formed Southwold Harbour Management Committee, that will be responsible for the running of Southwold Harbour on behalf of the statutory harbour authority, East Suffolk Council. If appointed, you will become Co-opted Members of the Harbour Management Committee and will play an active part in the running of the harbour.

Southwold Harbour forms part of the Southwold Harbour Lands, which also includes the relevant stretch of the River Blyth, Buss Creek, Salt Creek, and parts of Southwold Caravan Site and commercial properties leased to independent operators to generate rental income for the harbour. 

We are looking for independently minded people with the appropriate expertise to join the Management Committee.

The required key skills and experience include but are not limited to; knowledge and management of ports and / or harbours as well as understanding the importance of the Harbour to Southwold, and the wider area, and knowledge of local stakeholders. Other relevant skills which would be beneficial include management of marine leisure activities, knowledge of environmental matters and shipping. A full list of the skills that are of interest are included within the application form.  

You must have an interest, or experience, in public service and be committed to developing the sound management and interests of the harbour, including its financial viability, the management of its assets and all other aspects of good port governance.

For further information, please contact Kerry Blair, Head of Operations:

T: 01502 523007 E: kerry.blair@eastsuffolk.gov.uk

Please see the attached applicant's information pack for more information.  Please note, the attached employee benefits brochure is not applicable to this post.

An application pack can be downloaded from the related information section and should be returned to HR@eastsuffolk.gov.uk no later than midday, 30 April 2021. 

Interviews: 17 May 2021.

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