Global RAS Technical Manager

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Benchmark Genetics
Hafnarfjordur, Iceland, but we may consider other locations under specific circumstances

Job Purpose

Building upon the success and growth that has been part of the overall commercial strategy that Benchmark Genetics has adopted, the business is recruiting for a RAS Global Technical Manager.

The role, which is newly created, is based in Iceland, will be the significant technical lead position for genetics in the fast-emerging land-based aquaculture fish farming, with a clear specific focus and expertise in RAS systems on a global basis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support all our land-based customers
  • Be a discussion partner for our global RAS-customers
  • Work closely with RAS-customers to ensure optimal performance of our genetic products
  • Build RAS-competence within the commercial division
  • Take part in our technical support program in Iceland and Faroe Islands
  • Potentially some commercial responsibility on selected customers

Qualifications and experience

  • University degree education or equivalent industry experience
  • Significant technical experience from working in the salmon industry
  • Technically strong within the RAS technology
  • Good biological understanding
  • Excellent organizational and teamwork skills
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and one Nordic language (preferable)

Personal attributes/characteristics

  • Good communicator
  • Commercial mindset

Reports to: Commercial Director, Benchmark Genetics
Location: Hafnarfjordur, Iceland, but we may consider other locations under specific circumstances

To apply please send a CV and cover letter to to Geir Olav Melingen before 30th November 2020.

Application deadline: November 30, 2020