Farms Manager Loch Etive, nr Taynuilt – Fishfarmer Magazine

Farms Manager Loch Etive, nr Taynuilt05 December, 2013 –

Dawnfresh Farming Ltd, part of the Dawnfresh Seafoods Group, is the largest Trout Farming Company operating in the UK.  Our Marine and Freshwater farms are located throughout Scotland, England and Ireland.

We are currently looking to identify a suitably qualified and highly motivated individual to undertake the role of Farms Manager for our five seawater farms on Loch Etive, nr Taynuilt.


As Farms Manager you will be responsible for the day to day planning, running and reporting of the five farms.  Reporting to and working closely with the Seawater Area Manager, the successful candidate will already be a Site Manager within the aquaculture industry, or an experienced Assistant Manager who is keen to progress in management, with proven ability for developing site infrastructure and establishing best farming practice.  Essential skills will include the ability to manage and motivate personnel, first class planning and organisation abilities and a high degree of computer literacy. In addition, applicants should have a full driving license and be prepared to undertake travel as required.

Depending on experience, we offer a salary package circa £45k plus Benefits, along with the opportunity to develop your management career within a company at the forefront of UK trout farming.  Our farms in Etive have a combined annual production of 2,000t sea-grown rainbow trout @ 4.5kg.  This tonnage is expected to double within the next 2-3 years with the development of existing sites within Etive and the potential for opening new production in a separate geographic region.

Assistance with relocation may be available.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your CV to Rhiannon Davies on or call her 07891245724.

Please feel free to also contact Gideon Pringle, Farming Director on 07747 487232 if you wish for further information.