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Port Of Workington Manager

Port Of Workington Manager

Published: 9 December 2020

Port Of Workington Manager

Salary: £57,024 - £59,621

Cumbria County Council has an exciting opportunity for a Port Manager to provide leadership and operational management for the Council owned Port of Workington.

For those looking for a new position, Cumbria has so much to offer. The Port of Workington is strategically located at the mouth of the River Derwent, on the south side of the Solway Firth and at the edge of the beautiful Lake District National Park. There is no better place to work and live. 

The ideal candidate will have extensive management experience in a Port (or similar) environment and have strong operational, health and safety and commercial acumen. The Port Manager has overall responsibility for the general management of the port operations and safety, working closely with the Place and Enterprise Team and Commercial Development Lead to maintain the working relationship with existing Port users and proactively attract business. We have ambitious plans for the Port of Workington to become a key centre for growth, technology and innovation within the UK’s growing offshore and energy sector to help us achieve a Zero Carbon Cumbria.
The Port Manager reports directly to the Port Duty Holder – the Executive Director for Economy and Infrastructure.

If you are looking for a career that inspires and are ready for a diverse and challenging role, then come and join us here in Cumbria. Please contact Angela Jones, Executive Director Economy and Infrastructure on 07917882992 for more information.  

To find out more about this the Port of Workington and about this fantastic opportunity, please watch this short recruitment video:

Interview Information

Closing date – 24 December 2020
Interview date – 7 January 2021

Due to the coronavirus, we are operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software, which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews. 

Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

*    Excellent training and development offers
*    Flexible working opportunities
*    Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
*    Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms
*    Competitive rates of pay

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