Advertisement for Harbour Master / CEO

12 Jun 2024

Applicants are sought for the full time post of Harbour Master/CEO in Teignmouth, South Devon.  This is a busy harbour and port which includes mixed leisure, fishing, cargo and other commercial operations.

The post holder will: –

•          Be responsible for the safe and effective management of both port and harbour operations in accordance with current legislation, guidance and codes of practice.

•          Be responsible for leading and developing the harbour team.

•          Be expected to influence and work collaboratively with all local stakeholders, such as Businesses, Clubs, Associations and Councils

The successful candidate will be suitably qualified and able to demonstrate: –

•          Good knowledge and experience of port operations, business management and strategic planning.

•          Effective communication skills.

•          Competent business acumen and financial understanding, together with commensurate computer literacy.

A full job description, together with background information can be found on our website –

Please apply to Jo Sparks of Teignmouth Harbour Commission at

Your application should include your CV, together with a covering letter that includes your salary expectations (no longer than 2 pages) that describes: –

•          The most challenging problem you have faced in your career and your contribution to its solution.

•          A group situation where you had to balance your strongly held views against wider contrary considerations.

•          How your experience is relevant to Teignmouth Port and Harbour.

•          Your involvement in a collaborative project or activity.

 Closing date for applications is 12th July 2024

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