Infrastructure Minister, Nichola Mallon has announced a recruitment campaign to appoint two Non-Executive Members to Warrenpoint Harbour Authority.

Explaining the positions Minister Mallon said: “These key posts offer an excellent opportunity for individuals to make a valued contribution to the management and continued growth of one of Northern Ireland’s main commercial ports.

Warrenpoint Port. Photograph: Columba O'Hare/
Warrenpoint Port. Photograph: Columba O'Hare/

“Warrenpoint Port’s Vision is to continually grow whilst maximising its contribution to the regional economy and community.  I would therefore encourage anyone who considers that they meet the criteria for these posts and who has a genuine desire to make a contribution to the work and Vision of the Port to seriously consider applying.”

The time commitment for the post will be one to two business days per month. The Non-Executive Members will be expected to attend all Board meetings and other ad hoc meetings as required. The Members will receive remuneration of £7,807 per annum (under review) and reasonable travel and subsistence costs.

The appointment will be effective from 1 August 2021 and will run for a period of up to four years.

The competition documents, including the Candidate Information Booklet which provides details of the role and competition criteria at can be accessed at:  WWW.NIDIRECT.GOV.UK or WWW.INFRASTRUCTURE-NI.GOV.UK

Alternatively contact the DfI Public Appointments Unit:

Applications will be welcomed from all sections of the community.

Women, younger people, people with disabilities and people from ethnic minority communities are currently under-represented on DfI Boards. Applications from members of these groups would be particularly welcome. 

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