Innovation Graduate Vacancy

We are looking for Innovative Graduates who are interested in career development opportunities, travel, a flexible work environment and working within a dynamic team.

Bord Iascaigh Mhara in conjunction with University College Cork are offering a unique opportunity to work in the Seafood Innovation Hub in Clonakilty, Co. Cork where you can develop skills across new product development, business development, market research, food safety and finance.

The role also offers sponsored continuous professional development with a Diploma in Food Manufacturing and other role specific technical training available. There are also opportunities to travel nationally to coastal communities and internationally to exhibitions and market visits.

You will get experience across a variety of projects in a growing seafood industry working directly with seafood companies on areas such as new product and process development, packaging innovation and product formulations, while also incorporating marketing and innovative business concepts and solutions.


Essential Requirements for the Role:

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The successful candidate will have to be available to begin the position in September 2023.

The Innovation Advisory graduate scheme will involve eleven (11) months working within the SIH.


Reporting:                 Seafood Innovation Hub, Lead Technologist.

Location:                   BIM Seafood innovation Hub, Clonakilty

Salary:                        €24,640 over the 11-month contract starting in September 2023.


Application:              Submit CV and cover letter to Ms. Maura Conway, to reach her by close of business on Friday 19 May 2023

Interviews dates to be finalised but will be held before the end of May 2023