Job Opportunities

Chair of the Jersey Development Company

Jersey Development Company (JDC) is the Government of Jersey's independent property development arm. It is responsible for completing the development of the St Helier Waterfront and regenerating government-owned property that is no longer required for the delivery of public services.

JDC is investing in the Island’s future, delivering new homes for local residents and new Grade A office space for the Island’s premier financial services industry.  The company’s investments support Jersey’s economy by creating jobs, housing and infrastructure.

Building on the Company’s success, we are seeking a new inspirational Chair to lead the Board, refine and drive new strategies and support the executive to deliver exceptional buildings and public realm for the benefit of the Island’s community.

 To succeed in this post, candidates will be required to demonstrate the following essential experience:

  • A background that includes working in both commercial and government-owned or government-funded environments;
  • A number of year’s boardroom experience with a track record of chairing meetings efficiently and successfully;
  • Strong understanding of governance good practice in both structure and processes;
  • Demonstrable ability to interact with the Island’s government and community through effective stakeholder management; and
  • Highly developed strategic communication and relationship management skills.


 To apply please send a CV and covering letter to Giles Naylor at Satori Executive Search by Sunday 8 December. A candidate brief can be accessed below. If you have any questions, please contact Giles directly on 07939 224565.

 Covering letter should also address any issues of real, perceived and potential conflicts of interest.

 JDC and Satori are both active supporters of boardroom diversity.


 The Company is committed to the principle of equal opportunities in employment and is opposed to any form of less favourable treatment or financial reward through direct or indirect discrimination, harassment, victimisation to employees or job applicants on the grounds of race, religious beliefs, creed, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, age, marital/parental status, gender, sexual orientation or disability.