Global RAS Technical Manager

Building upon the success and growth that has been part of the overall commercial strategy that Benchmark Genetics has adopted, the business is recruiting for a RAS Global Technical Manager. 
The role, which is newly created, is based in Iceland, will be the significant technical lead position for Genetics in the fast-emerging land-based aquaculture fish farming, with a clear specific focus and expertise in RAS systems on a global basis.
Key Responsibilities
  • Support all our land-based customers
  • Be a discussion partner for our global RAS-customers
  • Work closely with RAS-customers to ensure optimal performance of our genetic products
  • Build RAS-competence within the commercial division
  • Take part in our technical support program in Iceland and Faroe Islands
  • Potentially some commercial responsibility on selected customers
Qualifications and experience
  • University degree education or equivalent industry experience 
  • Significant technical experience from working in the salmon industry
  • Technically strong within the RAS technology
  • Good biological understanding
  • Excellent organizational and teamwork skills
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and one Nordic language (preferable) 
Personal attributes/characteristics
  • Good communicator
  • Commercial mindset
  • Forensic on detail
Salary: Salary depending on qualifications and experience
Hours: Full-time position
Location: Hafnarfjordur, Iceland, but we may consider other locations under specific circumstances. 
Reports to: Commercial Director Benchmark Genetics 
Application deadline: November 30, 2020

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