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Sist oppdatert 2020-08-08 01:41

Global R&D Manager

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Grieg Seafood ASA is one of the world’s leading salmon farmers, targeting 100 000 tonnes of harvest (GWT) in 2020. Our farms are in Finnmark and Rogaland in Norway, British Columbia and Newfoundland in Canada and Shetland in the UK. Our headquarter is located in Bergen, Norway. More than 800 people are employed by the company globally. Grieg Seafood values diversity and focuses on being an equal opportunity employer.  

Sustainable farming practices are the foundation of Grieg Seafood’s operations. The lowest possible environmental impact and the best possible fish welfare is both an ethical responsibility and a driver of economic profitability. Towards 2025, we aim to harvest 150 000 tonnes, to achieve cost leadership in each region and to evolve from a pure salmon supplier to an innovation partner for selected customers. To learn more, please visit

Grieg Seafood is on a journey of sustainable growth in an exciting market full of opportunities. Towards 2025, we aim for global growth, cost leadership and to become an innovation partner for selected customers. Increased focus on sustainable farming practices and value chain is the foundation of our strategy. Going forward, Grieg Seafood is committed to reducing our impact and improving fish welfare.

We are building a new technological production department to cover areas such as sustainability, R&D and fish health/welfare, as well as activities within feed and procurement. The department will also be responsible for the functional networks Sustainability, Fish Health, Freshwater, Seawater, Primary Processing, Feed, Procurement, and QA. The department will work with new technological solutions to reduce our footprint, improve fish health and automate production efficiency in fish farming. To accomplish our goals, Grieg Seafood must strengthen the organization with new competence.

We are looking for an experienced R&D Manager to be a part of our new technological production department. The Global R&D Manager will be responsible for all R&D activities internally as well as maintaining contact with external research institutions and other relevant external forums. The R&D department will focus on coordination and follow-up of R&D activities throughout the Group, to ensure implementation and best practice between the regions, and to make sure that the company has access to the latest research results and knowledge. As Global R&D Manager you will work closely with the different regions and the team in the technical department to develop the company’s R&D strategy .

Main responsibilities in the role includes but are not limited to:

  • Have the overview of all R&D project in the Group
  • Project management – take a lead role in securing good deliveries of our R&D projects from start to finish
  • Secure relevant projects to create value in the full value chain from production to market
  • Lead opportunity studies and innovation projects for Grieg Seafood
  • Be a catalyst for the projects and the development in Grieg Seafood
  • Contribute to increasing the research effort in the industry and the pace of innovation in Grieg Seafood
  • Responsibility for facilitating development projects and quality assure the processes, linking the right departments and resources together to realize good projects
  • To succeed in the role, you must be analytic, accurate and able to look for opportunities and achieve necessary buy-in in the organization.

Relevant candidates have higher relevant education and minimum 10 years of experience within the field. You have solid experience from innovation and – development, and you have worked with project management in organizations. Commercial awareness partnered with a strategic mindset will be considered an advantage. As a leader you communicate well at all levels, you are confident and trustworthy in implementing change processes and you have a good business understanding. Our R&D manager is structured with a solid ability to implement and perform.

As R&D Manager in Grieg Seafood, you will work in a growing, global company, with opportunities for personal development. The role will be central to the further development of Grieg Seafood and is located at the Head Office in Bergen.

For questions regarding the position, please contact Visindi’s representatives Hege Rødland on e-mail: or Cathrine Rieber on e-mail: Please register your application and CV through «Vacancies» on our homepage as soon as possible. All inquiries will be handled confidentially, if desired also towards the contracting entity in the initial phase of the process.



Org. Nr 946 598 038
Arbeidssted Bergen, Vestland, Norge
Søknadsfrist 2020-08-10
Navn Hege Rødland
Stillingstittel Visindi
Navn Cathrine Rieber
Stillingstittel Visindi
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