September/October 2009

“CHIEF EXECUTIVE VACANCY.......... West Cork ”

IS&WFPO represents the owners and skippers of over ninety South and West coast based fishing vessels. The organisation, based in Castletownbere, wishes to recruit a Chief Executive.

The successful applicant will be responsible for representing the organisation’s interests at National and EU level, participating in decision making and advisory bodies, providing ongoing information and advice to members, and management of the business affairs of the organisation.

Candidates should have proven experience at senior management level, a working knowledge of the fishing industry, good communication skills, and a capacity for strategic planning and organisational leadership. A third level qualification in either a maritime, legal, management or scientific field would be an advantage.

An appropriate remuneration package will be available for the successful applicant.

Applications with current CV should be submitted to Mr Ciaran Baxter, Baxter & Associates, Registered Auditors, 9 Greenville Place, Cork. Email

Closing date for applications; 14th October 2009.

Additional information, if required, from IS&W office at 027 70670.


Irish South & West Fish Producer's Organisation Ltd., The Pier, Castletownbere, Co. Cork