Global RAS Technical Manager

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

Salary: Salary depending on qualifications and experience

Hours: Full-time position

Location: Hafnarfjordur, Iceland, but we may consider other locations under specific circumstances.

Reports to: Commercial Director in Benchmark Genetics

Application deadline: November 30, 2020

To apply for this role, please email your CV and a covering letter to Geir Olav Melingen before 30th November 2020
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