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Cowes Harbour is now recruiting for 2 non-executive Commissioners to join the Board, offering a great opportunity for interested local individuals to make a tangible and valuable contribution to the work of the harbour. 

Cowes Harbour Commission are committed to increasing diversity and are actively encouraging applications from a broad section of the local community and from all those with a keen and genuine interest in public service.

Candidates with the following skills and experience are sought – general business skills, finance/accounting, HR, and harbour development, but this list is by no means prescriptive and the Commission would like to hear from anyone with enthusiasm, commitment and local knowledge, who is keen to become a representative for stakeholders on a professional board.

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At present, Commissioners are expected to attend 10 Board meetings a year, held on a Friday morning, however, meeting times are currently being reviewed, to encourage and enable a wider and more diverse range of candidates to apply to become a Commissioner. Commissioners also attend the Annual Public Meeting, as well as 2 informal dinner meetings a year.

For further information, contact Stuart McIntosh, Harbour Master/Chief Executive on 01983 293952, by email: [email protected] or see the website cowesharbourcommission.co.uk/board_of_commissioners.

Applications close at 12:00 noon on Monday 25th February 2019.

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