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Large Scale Tilapia Farming and processing.
 
The company operates a large-scale tilapia fish farming, processing, distribution and sales business and is seeking to employ a dynamic and energetic Operations Manager.
 
The main goals of the Operations Manager position are to meet financial, operational and security targets and drive extensive and sustainable improvement and growth. The operations manager will interact as high-level management to improve and support the strategic planning process, putting in place the objectives on yearly basis and assuring the results on monthly and weekly basis.
 
Key drivers of the role include the transformation and modernization from traditional ways of work to take the company through the next stage of expansion from 10,000 to 30,000 tons per annum.  There will be a focus on the use of technology for efficiency and controls, and security of staff and biomass inventories, as well as the adoption and implementation of best practices in aquaculture. Another key aspect of the role is to lead, train, build and motivate a strong team - the ideal candidate is capable of leading a continuous operations improvement program to ensure operational excellence, cost competitiveness and efficiency.
 
The successful candidate must have proven experience in managing large scale aquaculture cage farming operations in challenging situations and must be a natural leader capable of managing, leading and motivating a diverse team of key personnel.  Reporting to the CEO, the Operations Manager will be expected to optimize the existing management team (Hatchery Manager, Production Manager, Post-harvest Manager, HR Manager, Maintenance Manager and Administration Manager) and a total staff complement in excess of five hundred employees.
 
The compensation package is very competitive amongst leading international largescale producers and includes an attractive bonus scheme based on company performance. Benefits include accommodation, vehicle, medical insurance and flight allowance. 

Email: HR@tropofarms.com
URL: www.tropofarms.com (under reconstruction)
Deadline: November 15th


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