Global R&D RAS Manager

Would you like to contribute to shaping tomorrow’s aquaculture industry?

AKVA group is a leading supplier of technology and service to the global aquaculture industry, the company has experienced strong growth and positive earnings the last years. AKVA group is well positioned to take a leading role as the industry is facing multibillion investments on a global scale, both at sea and land.

The position as R&D RAS (Recirculation Aquaculture Systems) Manager will be responsible for ensuring that new, on-going and maintenance product development and innovation programs in AKVA group meet future market requirements.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead and manage the innovation process for product areas and development of product road maps
  • Input on market requirements and innovation ideas into the global strategy work and contribute to global and local priorities
  • Identify new products for new market opportunities as well as green field innovation activities
  • Manage selected development projects

Testing and verification of product changes and developments
Participate in R&D management group and activities with both local and global perspective
Manage and develop people and competencies within responsibility area
Relevant candidates have higher education (MSc) in physics, chemistry, biology or other relevant fields and sound knowledge of, and interest in, RAS technology and operations. The position requires close collaboration with senior management, sales and marketing as well as technical teams globally. You will interface in a matrix with Land-based business unit and other business units when needed. You will be part of our innovative R&D management team and report to Chief Innovation Officer.

We are looking for team-players who thrive in a hectic environment. You are self-going, structured, process-oriented and take initiative to find new innovative solutions together with your colleagues. The position will make sure AKVA group develops and maintains a global leadership in post-smolt and grow-out systems.

Enquiries regarding the position can be addressed to Visindi by Siv Tone Hilde-Larsen, 916 56 109 or Bjørn Helle, 991 24 766.
Please submit your CV and application as soon as possible, and no later than 11. October 2020.

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