Appointments to the Board of Bord Iascaigh Mhara

With a view to appointing up to 4 members to Bord Iascaigh Mhara in 2017, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine invites expressions of interest from suitably qualified candidates with industry experience. Candidates must meet the requirements listed under one or more of the following profiles:

Industry Experience
Candidates must have a demonstrable involvement and broad knowledge of the seafood sector covering sea fisheries and aquaculture preferably with experience and expertise at Irish and EU level;
Candidates must have a career history that demonstrates relevant practical expertise and an understanding of the specifics of the wider seafood industry covering commercial fishing, aquaculture farming, aquaculture regulatory framework, processing sector

Risk Management and Corporate Governance
Candidates must have significant demonstrable senior management experience in both risk management and corporate governance. Qualifications
membership of professional bodies in either area are also desirable

Strategic Development
Candidates must have significant expertise and experience in strategy development ideally in the agri- food industry sector. It would be beneficial if applicants also demonstrate international exposure to the wider global agri-food industry and networks. Similar relevant experience in other sectors will also be considered.

Senior Management Experience
Candidates must have significant experience in a senior management role, from within the public or private sectors and a career history which would ideally demonstrate evidence of:

Experience of successful strategic organisational change, nurturing innovation, developing business recommendations to compete effectively in the global agri-food market or wider economy.
Previous engagement with or membership of a Board ·
Financial management/experience of interpreting financial reports

Expertise and experience in the following areas is desirable:
Strategic Planning. 
Project Management.

For all applicants, expertise and experience in the following areas is desirable:
Board Membership
Corporate Governance and Compliance
Senior Management


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