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Chief Executive Officer Inland Fisheries Ireland

Chief Executive Officer Inland Fisheries Ireland

Published: 8 July 2020

Chief Executive Officer

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is the State agency responsible for the conservation, protection and management of Ireland’s inland fisheries and sea angling resources.

Reporting to the Chairperson of the Board of IFI, the CEO is responsible with the Board for setting the strategic direction of the organisation in line with the mission, vision and values.  The CEO is responsible for delivering on the defined objectives and statutory requirements within the framework developed under the Inland Fisheries Ireland Act 2010.  The current Corporate/ Strategic Plan of IFI concludes in June 2020 and the CEO, working with the Board, will play a pivotal role in driving the development and implementation of the next five -year plan.

The successful candidate will have:

• A proven record of achievement at a senior level in the private or public sector that demonstrates the vision, leadership, governance, oversight and management skills necessary for the role;
• An understanding of the role of Inland Fisheries Ireland and the environment in which it operates, or the ability to quickly gain such understanding, together with knowledge of the legislative framework in which IFI operates;
• Sound judgment and an ability to guide the resolution of difficult and complex issues in a pressurised environment;
• A proven ability to formulate and implement strategy in a dynamic, developing and independent organisation;
• A qualification to a postgraduate degree level and/or professional qualification in a relevant discipline is desirable but not essential.

If you feel you would benefit from a confidential discussion, contact Sarah O’Neil on sarah.oneil@publicjobs.ie 

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 3pm on Thursday 23 July, 2020.

For more information and how to apply, visit: https://bit.ly/LloydsL_Ad_ChiefEO

We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.