Clerk to the Board

Circa £42,000 FTE
11 Nov 2020
25 Nov 2020
Maria Connelly
Contract Type
Part Time
JOB TITLE: Clerk to the Board

SALARY: Circa £42,000 FTE

WORKING HOURS: 15 hours per week

We are currently working on behalf of the Best Kept Secret on the South Coast  -Littlehampton Harbour! Littlehampton is a small but busy port that caters for active yachting, sport fishing and commercial fishing as well as larger commercial traffic.

The Clerk to the Board is a key member of the management team.  You will be responsible to the
Chairman for the administrative management of the Board, its legal and associated services and
work with the management team on the day to day Harbour operation.

Key Responsibilities for the Clerk to the Board role to include:-                    
  • To review all relevant Acts, Regulations, Bye-Laws and other legislation and advise the Board accordingly
  • Arrange for the election, as necessary, and appointment of Board members
  • Provide relevant induction and training development for Board members
  • In consultation with the Chairman of the Board, monitor and appraise the performance of Board members
  • Arrange the provision of all secretarial and administrative support to the Board
  • In consultation with other members of the Board’s Management Team review and update the constitution, Standing Orders and Financial Regulations of the Board
  • To settle claims, in consultation with the Harbour Master, Treasurer to the Board and the Chairman
  • To appear in courts of law and at local inquiries on behalf of the Board
  • To prepare and conclude contracts including the sale and acquisition of interests in property of any kind
The successful applicant will need to have the ability to engage effectively with partners and stakeholders, along with being able to accept ownership and take responsibility for the quality of service provided. Knowledge of risk management, capacity planning and performance management along with ability to interpret legislation, Bye-laws or public sector constitutions and to draft detailed reports are advantageous. You will need the drive, energy and self-management skills to handle a complex and diverse workload.

Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire. If you pass the initial screening you will be sent the full application form.


LOCATION: Littlehampton

JOB TITLE: Clerk to the Board

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