Assistant Farm Manager, Sconser

Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd
Posted

  • Sector: Aquaculture
  • Location: Skye
  • £27,670 to £30,188 per annum GBP 27670
  • Hours: Full Time Permanent
  • Contact: Sarah Ralston
  • Reference: Assistant Farm Manager, Sconser

Marine Harvest is one of the largest seafood companies in the world, and the world’s largest producer of Atlantic salmon. The company employs 12,717 people globally, and is represented in 24 countries. In 2016 the company had a turnover of EUR 3.6 billion.

Marine Harvest supplies healthy, delicious and sustainably farmed salmon and processed seafood to more than 70 markets worldwide.  In 2016 harvest volumes of salmon were 381,000 tonnes (GWE).

Due to the current incumbent leaving the Company, we now have a vacancy for an Assistant Farm Manager at Sconser.

Potential candidates should possess several years’ salmon farming experience, have a sound understanding of fish husbandry and be conscientious in relation to recording and maintaining reliable data records.  Good communication & planning skills and a high degree of computer literacy is also essential.  It is also a requirement of the post that the incumbent be an effective deputy for the Manager as and when required. 

The post brings with it significant responsibility and the appointed Assistant Farm Manager will be required to be flexible in terms of total hours worked, in order to satisfy the demands of the role.

Applications are invited from individuals who have a positive approach to this type of work and who are competent swimmers.  Experience is certainly an advantage although training will be provided. A driving licence is essential.

We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. We are willing to consider flexible working arrangements and are an Equal Opportunities employer.

In return we offer an attractive salary, bonus, pension, Occupation Health Support and training/development opportunities.

If you wish to apply, please upload your Covering Letter and CV to our MHS People website by Friday 1 June 2018. Alternatively, if you do not have access to the internet, please send a copy of your application to the Human Resources Department, Stob Ban House, Glen Nevis Business Park, Fort William, PH33 6RX.

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