The Mersey Gateway Project

Independent Non-Executive Director

North West

Mersey Gateway Crossings Board Ltd (the Board) is seeking to appoint a new independent Non-executive Director, with a financial background, who will provide oversight, advice and support to both the Managing Director and the Board of Directors and has the skills and experience to potentially chair the Audit Committee.

The successful candidate is expected to focus on Board matters and not stray into ‘executive direction’, thus providing an independent view of the company that is removed from day-to-day running.

You will have a significant track record in senior leadership roles in the private or public sector, including experience in one or more of the following sectors: infrastructure, construction, commercial or financial.

The non-executive director should bring an independent judgement to bear on issues of strategy, performance and resources including- key appointments and standards of conduct.

The Board of Directors consists of two Executive Directors and four Non-Executive Directors, of which are two are elected Members of Halton Borough Council and two are independent of Halton Borough Council.

Remuneration will be £7,739 per annum for a time commitment of 8-12 days per annum.

To apply for this role candidates should supply the following by midnight on 30/01/2022

  • comprehensive CV (maximum two sides A4) setting out your career history and including details of any relevant professional qualifications.
  • short supporting statement(maximum two sides A4) giving evidence of the strength and depth of your ability to meet the criteria for the role. Please provide specific examples to demonstrate how you meet the experience and attributes identified in the person specification.

Supporting Documents

Job Description & Person Specification

To apply for this role, you should submit your CV along with a covering letter using this link

If you have any queries about this role, please email

Interviews are likely to be w/c 21/02/2022

Please note that it is not policy to acknowledge receipt of applications. If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date you may assume that, on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the essential criteria will be considered for interview.

Thank you for the interest shown in applying for this role.

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