Sue Nicholas wrote:
We need more young people applying for these posts .Say between forty and fifty.
Or alternatively, people of any age who:
- have a special knowledge or experience of the position of the Port of Dover in its local community and the local economy;
- have a good working knowledge of the constitution of the Port, and of the financial and broader regulatory framework in which it operates.
- can demonstrate a sound understanding of the role and responsibilities of a director on the harbour Board, and
- have also previously gained experience in significant business or non-commercial organisations of good standing, and can demonstrate a sound understanding of finance and corporate governance.
and are able to demonstrate the following qualities:
- An ability to formulate and discuss strategic subjects in a board room environment in a coherent and structured way;
- The ability to contribute effectively to the strategy and forward plans of the Port, in particular by identifying and highlighting local considerations;
- Excellent internal and external communication skills, able to engender the confidence of their peers, technical specialists, and the Port’s stakeholders;
- Sufficient scope and availability to attend such Board meetings, Committee meetings and additional forum meetings as required;
- Commitment to working as part of a team which is engaged and ambitious for the Port.