Exciting & Rewarding Career Opportunities with the SFPA


The Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority is committed to the effective and fair regulation of the Irish Sea-Fishing and Seafood Sectors.


Working in consultation with all stakeholders, and in particular with our Consultative Committee, the SFPA is strongly committed to playing its part in ensuring a strong future for the Irish Fishing Industry built on the principles of conservation, compliance and sustainability.




The SFPA is located in Clonakilty, the vibrant, cosmopolitan seaside town ideally located in West Cork, and within easy reach of Cork City.


Clonakilty is home to some of Ireland’s finest award winning food producers and restaurants.  It offers a selection of both English speaking and Irish speaking primary and secondary schools and a wide range of sporting activities from rugby and GAA to water sports and golf.


Current Vacancies


HEO Procurement and Contract Lead

The Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) is seeking to recruit an appropriately qualified and experienced Procurement and Contract Lead to undertake its procurement and contract management functions. The overall purpose of the role will be to provide procurement expertise and leadership across all business units of the SFPA. The Procurement and Contract Lead will manage and run the competitive tendering of supplies, services and works.

Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 27th June 2022

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