Economic and Strategic Services Director

Bord Iascaigh Mhara / BIM is pleased to welcome applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the post of:


Economic and Strategic Services Director

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About BIM

BIM is a non-commercial semi-state body, formally established by statute (Irish Sea Fisheries Act 1952) and an agency of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM). It is the Irish State agency responsible for developing the Irish seafood industry. BIM’s strategy aims to enhance the competitiveness of the Irish seafood sector focusing on the following five key strategic priorities: Sustainability, Skills, Innovation, Competitiveness, Leadership.

The organisation has six business units: Seafood Technical Services, Skills Development Services, Corporate Services, Development and Innovation Services, Economic and Strategic Services and Corporate Communications. BIM’s head-office is in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.

In supporting the seafood sector, BIM’s staff are also strategically located in the coastal communities which they serve, including offices in Galway and Killybegs. In addition, BIM’s two training colleges are located in Greencastle, Co. Donegal and Castletownbere, Co. Cork. Finally, BIM’s SIH (Seafood Innovation Hub) is located in Clonakilty, Co. Cork where it supports innovation and sustainability among Ireland’s seafood industry.