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Sist oppdatert 2021-06-23 08:00

Project Manager Cleanerfish

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Mowi er verdens ledende sjømatselskap og den største produsenten av oppdrettslaks. Selskapet er representert i 25 land og har totalt 14500 ansatte på verdensbasis. Mowi dekker hele verdikjeden fra fôr til tallerken, og produserer 6,2 millioner sunne og smakfulle måltider hver eneste dag. Gjennom selskapets visjon "Leading the Blue Revolution", har Mowi ambisjoner om å være den ledende tilbyderen av sunn, bærekraftig mat fra havet. Hovedkontoret ligger i Bergen, og selskapet er notert på Oslo Børs.

Use of cleanerfish is an important measure for lice control in today’s salmon farming and represents a passive, non-medicinal and continuous tool. In order to ensure best possible health and welfare of cleanerfish, while further improving cleanerfish as a lice control measure, research within cleanerfish farming practices, nutrition and fish health is needed. Mowi also put high focus on best practices for use and management of cleanerfish through the sea phase to optimize the effect and maintain fish health and welfare, both for farmed and wild caught cleanerfish. Mowi use farmed lumpfish in Norway, Faroe Islands, Ireland and Scotland and farmed Ballan wrasse in Scotland and Norway.  

Global R&D and Technical Department seek a Project Manager Cleanerfish  

We are looking for a systematic and enthusiastic technically skilled person who wants to play a key role in our company. Reporting to the R&D Manager for Cleanerfish you will be responsible for cleanerfish research activities and contributing to reaching the strategic goals of the company. You will be part of the cleanerfish team within the Global R&D and Technical Department, responsible for production, fish health and welfare as well as optimal use of cleanerfish for sea lice control.  

Key responsibilities  

  • Drive knowledge generation and development of good fish health and welfare for cleanerfish
  • In close connection with our sea sites develop and further strengthen the cleanerfish as a passive sea lice measure
  • Plan, manage and report on projects in key areas within farming practices, nutrition and fish health to increase production and to optimize welfare, health and performance of cleanerfish  
  • Develop recommendations and support implementation of results
  • Maintain strong internal and external networks  
  • Develop new ideas and approaches in a positive working environment  

Required competence and experience  

  • Master’s degree or PhD within fish health, fish nutrition or marine fish biology  
  • Specialized knowledge and interest within cleanerfish biology and fish health  
  • Competence in areas of epidemiology, study design and data analysis  
  • Project management experience and ability to work with operations and scientific partners  
  • Ability to translate research and technical knowledge into operational activities  
  • Self‐motivated and goal oriented  
  • Proficiency with standard IT / software systems  
  • Fluent in Norwegian and English  
  • Willingness to travel  

The position will be based in Bergen. The position will work closely with and support the cleanerfish farming operations as well as salmon farming operations both in Scotland, Faroes, Ireland, Canada and Norway.  

If you have further questions about the position please contact Henriette Glosvik, tel. 975 29 204.

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Org. Nr 964 118 191
Arbeidssted Bergen, Vestland, Norge
Søknadsfrist 2021-06-27
Navn Henriette Glosvik
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Mobil +47 975 29 204
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