The Mersey Gateway Project

Independent Non-Executive Director Role

North West

The Mersey Gateway Project is £1.8b Public Private Partnership infrastructure project operating a six lane Toll bridge over the River Mersey, monthly vehicle crossings exceed 2m and annual revenue of £60m.

MGCB, a SPV and wholly owned subsidiary of HBC appointed to manage the maintenance & operation of the Mersey Gateway Project, is seeking to appoint a new independent Non-executive Director, who will provide oversight, advice and support to both the Managing Director and the Board of Directors.

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 £8,742 per annum for a time commitment of 4 – 6 days per annum.

To apply for this role candidates must supply the following by midnight on 21/04/2024

  • 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.

The Supporting Documents and how 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 will be held on 13th May 2024

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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