The States' Trading Supervisory Board (STSB) is looking for a voting Non-States Member to join the Board.
The STSB provides governance and political oversight of the States' trading businesses, including Guernsey Ports, Guernsey Dairy, Guernsey Water, Guernsey Waste, States Works and the Lottery. The STSB also acts as shareholder on behalf of the States in the States' owned trading companies, these being Guernsey Post, Guernsey Electricity, the Aurigny Group and Jamesco 750.
Together, these 10 businesses comprise the States Trading Group which is overseen by the STSB within a framework of policies, guidance and instructions of the States and their relevant Committees. The STSB is also responsible for undertaking waste operation services as the Island's Waste Disposal Authority. Overall, the Trading Group has combined assets of more than £650 million, and in 2019 employed more than 1,300 islanders and recorded annual turnover of more than £200m.
Membership of the STSB includes up to two voting members who are not Members of the States and who are appointed by the States upon the recommendation of the STSB. The STSB is seeking to recruit a Non-States Member for a four year term that will become vacant on 16th October, 2021. Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate Board experience in a commercial, legal and/or financial services background at executive or non-executive level, with knowledge of and skills in Board and shareholder responsibilities, risk management, operational efficiency and performance reviews. Candidates should also be experienced in setting strategic direction, benchmarking and change management. Effective communication and analytical skills, together with a strong commitment to customer services, are essential. Ideally, candidates should be qualified as a Chartered Director or hold a Diploma in Company Direction.
To find out more and to make an application
More information on the STSB and the businesses within the States Trading Group is provided in the downloads section of this page, along with further details of the role.
Interested candidates should send a copy of their CV together with the names and contact details of two referees and a covering letter outlining their suitability for the role to:
States' Trading Supervisory Board
or by email to TradingGroup@gov.gg.
The closing date for applications is 31st May 2021.
Under the Data Protection (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2017, the STSB has a duty to ensure that the personal information it holds is processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner. Further information regarding how the STSB processes personal data for this purpose can be found within the Fair Processing Notice in the downloads section of this page.