Vacancy: Sites Manager (South) based at our Ormsary Smolt Unit in Argyll – Fishfarmer Magazine

Vacancy: Sites Manager (South) based at our Ormsary Smolt Unit in Argyll15 July, 2014 –

Landcatch Natural Selection Ltd is one of the world’s leading salmon breeding companies, specialising in the management of global breeding programmes and the production of high quality and welfare eggs and smolts. It is part of Hendrix Genetics, a global industry leader in multi-species animal breeding with operations in 24 locations around the world. Landcatch is heading into an exciting time of global development and are now looking to recruit an enthusiastic and suitably qualified individual to expand our existing team.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA• Computer literate• Five years relevant experience of freshwater salmon production• Good team player• Highly motivated and able to remain calm whilst working under pressure• Be prepared to live in close proximity to the site and participate in 24 hour alarm dutyDESIRABLE CRITERIA• Holds HND Aquaculture qualification or equivalent• Previous management experienceThe successful candidate will help develop the site’s overall production efficiencies, in a production-driven environment.The post is permanent and full-time. Training and development will ensure opportunity for career progression.An attractive salary package is offered depending on experience, including pension scheme and housing within easy commuting distance. Applicants must have a full UK driving licence.If you are looking for an exciting career development opportunity within the Aquaculture sector then please apply with a C.V. and covering letter to Landcatch Natural Selection Ltd, Ormsary Fish Farm, Ormsary, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8PE or

Closing date for applications is 29th August, 2014