Job title: Salmon Farm Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Aquaculture
Location: Stewart Island, NZ
Job published: 01/11/2021
Job ID: 32181

Job Description

The Salmon Farm Manager is a key role in the Management Team and will provide input into the tactical and operational capacity and development of Sanford King Salmon Farming strategy.

 

 

Our Client

More than 150 years ago, our founder went fishing for snapper and formed plans for a business that would ultimately grow into New Zealand’s biggest seafood company. This is how it all began…

Together at Sanford we are proud of our extensive seafood history, and our position as New Zealand’s largest integrated fishing and aquaculture business. Our vision is to be the best seafood company in the world, achieving this through a values led approach of care, passion and integrity in all that we do.

 

The Role

The Salmon Farm Manager on Stewart Island will be responsible for the smooth running of farm operations and fish performance within the Big Glory Bay region on Rakiura, Stewart Island. You will focus on delivering the annual production targets, within the agreed budget measured through a number of KPI's.

The role will safely manage a team of staff in alignment with our core values of care, passion, integrity and achieving together while striving for continuous improvement in all aspects of salmon rearing.

The role will work within the Salmon Management team and will need to be able to develop and maintain positive relationships within the wider business as well as key external stakeholders.

 

The Ideal Candidate

Someone who has extensive experience in salmon farming with over 5 years’ experience in direct fish farm site management and degree in relevant fields preferably Aquaculture. Also, we are looking for someone who I looking to continue grow her/his career and have an influence in salmon farming in New Zealand. You will also have a strong understanding and affinity for salmon farming KPI’s and report metrics.

For the successful candidate will be offered a competitive remuneration and benefits package, great work life balance and fantastic opportunity to add further value to an already passionate and motivated team.