Harbour Master/CEO – Teignmouth Harbour Commission



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 stake holders, 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 – www.teignmouthharbour.com

Please apply to Jo Sparks of Teignmouth Harbour Commission at: ceo@teignmouthharbour.com

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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