Applications are invited for the above full-time post commencing in early October 2018

This is a great opportunity for a friendly, meticulous and flexible individual to join the team at Yarmouth Harbour on a permanent basis.

The role will have a strong emphasis on HR functions, committee management at board level, general administrative activities, as well as supervising and supporting staff.

The successful individual will be a great all-rounder, an expert multi-tasker with a can-do attitude and a problem-solving mindset.  This role is demanding and bursting with variety, and if you are someone looking for diversity, then you will definitely find it here.

It goes without saying the person we are looking for has first-rate interpersonal skills and is capable of providing strong leadership, being highly organised with experience in managing others, as well as being an excellent communicator both orally and in writing.

You will be part of a dedicated, supportive and welcoming work environment where hard work is rewarded.

Yarmouth Harbour places a huge emphasis on providing first class customer service, internally and externally. 

The Administration/HR Manager’s role is to:

  • be responsible for the organisation’s HR functions, ensuring applicable legislation is complied with

  • oversee the day to day running of the busy administration department

  • co-ordinate and administer activities related to the Board of Commissioners and related sub-committees

  • administration of the annual moorings IT systems and supporting documentation

  • be responsible for leading and supervising the administration and ferry terminal operatives’ teams

We are looking for someone who:

  • displays strong personal responsibility, initiative and integrity

  • is highly organised and flexible, being able to manage several work streams effectively at once, prioritising workload and working well under pressure

  • is self-motivated, and able to make decisions using their own initiative

  • is a team player with an enthusiastic approach and willingness to learn

  • is computer literate, being an advanced level user of Microsoft Office products

  • possesses excellent communication (verbal / written), diplomatic and organisational skills

  • is confident and outgoing, enjoying a genuine customer focus

  • demonstrates strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • has experience of leading and managing a team, and conducting annual performance reviews

  • has verifiable administration and secretarial skills

  • has proven ability to prepare concise and accurate written material, including interpreting discussions which take place at meetings and record decisions reached

A job description and application form are available to download below:

Job Description

Application Form in Word and .pdf formats

Completed application forms together with a full CV should be sent to Tracey Cooper by email  or to the postal address below to be received no later than noon on Friday 24 August 2018.

The Yarmouth (Isle of Wight) Harbour Commissioners, Harbour Office, The Quay, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0NT

01983 760321
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07969 840173



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