Title Area Manager – Dunvegan, Skye

Categories Aquaculture
Location Dunvegan, Skye
Job Information

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Grieg Seafood is recruiting for the following position:

Area Manager – Dunvegan, Skye

The Company
Grieg Seafood is a leading producer of quality farmed salmon, with a proven track record of achievement. The company is one of Scotland’s largest producers of Scottish salmon with an annual production of 20,000 tonne.

The Role
The Area Manager will be based in Skye. Reporting to the Production Manager, the position would initially entail:

  • Prioritising and planning all day-to-day work on 4 salmon farms in the north of Skye, 3 of which are located in Dunvegan and the other Snizort.
  • Looking after the health and welfare of all fish farm staff and contractors employed within the area
  • Monitoring financial and biological performance of the area against budget and identifying and reporting deviations
  • Oversee the prompt and accurate reporting of production figures for all sites within the area
  • Preparing and submitting operational and capital budgets for the coming year

While the successful candidate will have intra-company support in their position, due to the distance between the Dunvegan area and the head office based in Shetland, they will need to be an organised and self-reliant individual.

The successful candidate will have several years of experience within a sea based aquaculture environment.  They will also have previous experience in a management role.  While formal qualifications in relevant subject areas are advantageous, they are not a requirement.  The successful candidate will be self-motivated, hardworking and a good personnel manager with a strong focus on health and safety.

An attractive salary between £55,000.00 to £65,000.00 is available for this position and accommodation can be provided.  Performance and loyalty based bonuses and a company vehicle is available for the successful candidate. For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Justin Watson on 07500878946/01595741804 or e-mail justin.watson@griegseafood.com. To apply, please contact Suzan Roberts by e-mail or telephone at the address below.

Suzan Roberts
Grieg Seafood
Scotland (UK)

Tel:  0044 (0) 1595 741800
Fax: 0044 (0) 1595 741806
E-mail: suzan.roberts@griegseafood.com
www.griegseafood.no/Closing date will be Monday the 06 March 2017.


Categories Aquaculture
Salary £23K + bonus (OTE £32K)
Job Information



Basic salary to £23K + bonus (OTE £32K) + good holiday entitlement + other benefits + Monthly incentives.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented and self motivated advertising sales executive to join the marine sales team at
Wyvex Media working on their core B2B title Fish Farmer magazine and Fishupdate.com

Fish Farmer is a monthly business to business title with strong readership across the European Aquaculture industry.
An understanding or experience of this industry would be beneficial but not essential

The ideal candidate will have some experience of sales (across any medium) or come from a B2B background. They must be able to demonstrate a clear grasp of time and territory management and be able to work to strict targets and deadlines.  A good track record in developing new business in a competitive market would be advantageous.

Working to targets and monthly deadlines you will sell advertising space and creative solutions to a range of B2B clients across a wide spectrum of suppliers to the aquaculture industry in Scotland and Europe. The role is largely office based although some field sales activity and overseas travel can be expected.
Building new business and retaining existing client spend is a key requisite along with the ability to deliver creative solutions.

The Package
In return you will receive a fantastic opportunity to work in a friendly team orientated environment where genuine opportunities
exist for personal development.

Basic salary to £23K + bonus (OTE £32K) + good holiday entitlement + private healthcare + pension + monthly incentives

To apply please send a CV and covering letter by email to: or by post to Brian Cameron, Fish Farmer magazine, Fettes Park, Ferry Road, Edinburgh, EH5 2DL.

Closing date: Friday 3 February 2017.

Title Hatchery Technical Sales Manager

Categories Aquaculture
Location Scotland
Job Information


Part of the Nutreco group of animal nutrition companies, Skretting UK is a leading provider of innovative and high quality nutritional and technical service solutions for the aquaculture industry.

Hatchery Technical Sales Manager

We are currently looking for a Hatchery Technical Sales Manager to serve as a key account manager for Skretting UK’s freshwater salmon and marine hatchery segment to professionally manage, promote and sell Skretting’s products and services to existing and potential customers. Based in Scotland, you will be responsible for maintaining and growing sales volumes of our freshwater salmon and marine hatchery feed product ranges. You will also be responsible for developing and maintaining strong client relationships, with the purpose of understanding customer need and delivering Skretting’s value propositions.

The successful candidate will have a Biology/Science degree with an aquaculture or animal nutrition relevance. You will be commercially-minded with the ability to liaise at a technical and commercial level with customers. Well-developed communication skills together with strong IT skills are essential. Practical experience and understanding of commercial aquaculture production and/or Recirculation Aquaculture Systems (RAS) technology would be an advantage. You must be willing to travel and work remotely undertaking both office and field based activities.

This position presents the opportunity to work in a progressive and highly innovative company and offers an international working environment with excellent development and training possibilities.

To apply please send your CV, stating current salary, to: Susan Keeling, (HR Shared Services) Trouw Nutrition, Blenheim House, Blenheim Industrial Estate, Ashbourne DE6 1HA.  susan.keeling@trouwnutrition.com


Title De-licing Systems Manager

Categories Aquaculture
Salary Salary will be matched to experience
Job Information

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Marine Harvest Scotland is the largest producer of Atlantic salmon in Scotland. The Company employs a workforce of over 600 throughout the Highlands and Islands and produces over 50,000 tonnes of salmon annually. Our farming operations are based in Fort William and the Company prides itself in being a major employer of skilled people and strives to produce high quality, healthy and nutritious seafood in the most sustainable way.

Over the coming years Marine Harvest has announced plans to invest over £100 million to integrate and grow its farming and fish feed production business in Scotland. We are proud of our 50 year heritage in the Scottish Highlands and Islands and the support we have from local communities and our dedicated workforce.

This year has marked the arrival of new non chemical methods in lice treatment.  We currently operate 2 Hydrolicing machines.  A further 3 systems, including a Thermolicer, are due to be in operation before October.

These machines are proving highly effective for the non chemical removal and capture of sea lice.  Operating 16hrs every day each system has a dedicated crew of 4 who are further supported by farm staff.

We are currently looking to recruit a suitably qualified, experienced and highly motivated individual to pioneer and establish this major new and specialised area of farming in Scotland.   Reporting to the Seawater Manager this role will be responsible for the co-ordination, man management, performance improvement and technical development of this specialist service operation.

Applicants, who must already be experienced within the salmonid industry, must have a demonstrable proven track record of having installed and developed new techniques into farming operations. Strong interpersonal, communication and first class organisation and planning skills as well as the ability to problem solve and motivate and achieve results through the success of others are some of the key attributes required for this post. In addition, applicants should have a full driving license and be prepared to undertake significant travel as required.

In return the successful candidate will benefit from a salary matched to experience, a specific performance incentive bonus scheme, company vehicle and the opportunity to develop their career through this exciting new and pioneering role.

If you have the drive, commitment and enthusiastic personality that is required for this interesting, important and novel role, coupled with the relevant experience, please apply in writing, no later than Thursday 11th August, stating your reasons for applying and your relevant skills and experiences to:  Vicky Ferguson, HR Manager, Marine Harvest Scotland, Stob Ban House, Glen Nevis Business Park, Fort William, PH33 6RX

Informal enquires can be addressed to David MacGillivray, Seawater Manager, Marine Harvest Scotland, Stob Ban House, Glen Nevis Business Park, Fort William, PH33 6RX

E-mail: david.macgillivray@marineharvest.com