Bord Iascaigh Mhara - EU Map Data Officer (1 vacancy)


Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) are hiring! 📢🌊

BIM are currently recruiting for the role of EU Map Data Officer.

EU Map Data Officer
(HEO, Temporary specified purpose contract for a maximum duration
of up to 31st December 2027)

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.

Brief description of Role
THE EU Map Data Officer will be responsible to support and develop BIM’s operational data management services and relevant seafood data in relation to Ireland’s coordination and collection of economic data to meet Ireland’s obligations under the EU Data Collection Framework (DCF) also known as the EU Multi-Annual Programme (EU MAP). The individual will be responsible for the coordination of data management practice and policies, including supporting data processes for operational services including the NSS (National Seafood Survey), EU MAP, data calls and associated databases. The role will provide support to the delivery of online data services e.g., data Catalogue and supporting the on-line survey and maintaining the Azure SQL database.

In accordance with the Public Sector, Department of Finance the approved Salary Scale is a salary range of €54,764 – €68,970 (as at 1st October 2023) per annum pro-rated with time worked.

How to apply:
A full C.V. together with a letter of application and completed BIM application form, summarising experience and skill sets applicable to the position should be emailed to or posted to Human Resources of BIM, Crofton Road, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.


The closing date for Applications is 5 p.m. 15th January 2024.

Please note that late applications will not be accepted. A full job description, and the required application form are available here.

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BIM is an Equal Opportunities Employer