Job title: Hatchery Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Agriculture Fishing and Forestry
Expertise: Aquaculture & Fisheries
Location: Saudi Arabia
Job published: 03/11/2019
Job ID: 32098

Job Description

Our client is adding a Hatchery Manager to their team of professionals. This role is responsible for the day-to-day operation and management of all production process of the Marine Fin Fish Hatchery.

The Hatchery Manager shall report to the On Land manager - Fish Division.


Role objectives:

  • Operation of the Hatchery.
  • Ensure that the Hatcheries department meets both the strategic and operational needs of the On Land Division.
  • Ensure the Hatchery operational excellence and focus on production Budget and annual On Land juveniles requirements production targets.
  • Manage the Hatcheries monthly budgets, ensuring meets its financial and operational KPI’s.
  • Maintain a focus on Productivity and develop and maintain ongoing “assess and improve” programs throughout the operations.
  • Facilitate and develop a “results-driven” Hatchery team culture.
  • Manage Hatcheries resource allocations, plans and timelines Update progress, problems and solutions.
  • Establish and maintain functioning working relationships with others on Land FBU operational units.
  • Ensure all Hatchery staff use proper PPE and observe the highest standards of hygiene and food safety at all times.
  • Manage the Hatcheries Raw Materials purchasing.
  • Manage the Hatcheries Maintenance program.
  • Prepare and follow up Hatcheries Annual Budget.
  • Evaluate Hatcheries staff and allocate KPIs



  • Postgraduate or Degree in Aquaculture and or Biology.
  • Five to Ten years of experience in Marine Fin Fish Hatchery operation.
  • Excellent knowledge of Larvae rearing, Live Feed Production and Broodstock Management.
  • You must have demonstrated ability with a large number of staff and labour force management, including efficiency management. Exposure from various nationalities is a MUST.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of Marine Fin Fish Hatcheries processes required for developing and monitoring Hatcheries production.
  • Leadership, team-building, project management, negotiating and problem-solving & decision making. Strong ability to organize, analyze, interpret and take sustainable corrective actions.
  • High level of written and spoken English including the ability to articulate a position and provide convincing argument for support.


The successful candidate will be offered a competitive remuneration and benefits package.


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