Appointments to the Board of Drogheda Port Company

The Chief Executive of Louth County Council invites applications from suitably qualified members of the public to serve as a Director on the Board of Drogheda Port Company.  

The company is currently developing a long-term masterplan for the Port and consequently the ideal candidates can contribute to this process.

Trade & Commerce - Business Experience (5 year appointment):

Candidates applying for this role must demonstrate in their application that they have extensive business experience, at an appropriately senior level in one or more of the following:

• A successful career history at executive level with a strong commercial focus.
• A successful business owner operating in a small to medium size environment.
• Knowledge of Corporate Governance, Risk Management and Strategic Planning.
• Commercial private sector experience in the area of procurement. 
• Leadership experience with a proven track record of organisational management and improvement;
Legal (3 year appointment):

Candidates must demonstrate in their application of Legal experience/expertise particularly in the area of general and commercial law.  The candidate for this role should be a practising\former practising Barrister or Solicitor and hold a recognised legal qualification.

Desirable for both roles

• Previous Board level experience
• A demonstrable understanding of the corporate governance framework for State owned companies in Ireland
• Experience of the port industry, logistics or supply chain.
• An interest in the economic development of the region

Closing Date:  15:00 on Friday 10th July 2020


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