Appointment to the Board of Bord Bia

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill a vacancy on the Board of Bord Bia.

Essential Skills/Experience

Candidates for this role must demonstrate in their application evidence of experience at an appropriately senior level in a commercial organisation operating in the agri-food sector or in agri-food sector strategy development, innovation, marketing/promotions, communications. 

This should also include:

• Extensive Horticulture (edible) sectoral knowledge and experience gained over a number of years working in or with the agri-food or drink industry.

Candidates should also demonstrate evidence of experience or engagement set in one or more of the following:

• Communications, marketing, media, PR.
• Corporate governance and compliance
• Executive managerial professional experience
• Experience of board membership
• Regulation
• Risk Management
• Supply Chain Expertise
• Business scale-up

Personal Attributes

Candidates must have, and demonstrate in their application, evidence of the following personal attributes:

• Analytical strategic perspective
• Integrity
• Teamwork record
• Financial literacy

Desirable Skills/experience

Knowledge of or experience gained in:

• quality assurance,
• marketing, brand development,
• insight & innovation
• health & nutrition, food ingredients,
• finance,
• governance,
• education & talent development,
• home market or overseas markets, routes to market, retail may be relevant.

Closing Date:  15:00 on Friday 17th April 2020


2052307_Bord Bia Final information booklet1.pdf