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RAS Site Manager- Applecross

We are looking to recruit a Freshwater Site Manager to manage our Flagship Hatchery in Applecross.

To apply, please complete and return the attached Application_Form.docx or send your CV and Cover Letter to workwithus@scottishsalmon.com.

Freshwater Site Manager (RAS)

Location: Applecross Hatchery, Kishorn (what3words Location Code: ///tricycle.hungry.trams*)

Salary: Competitive, plus relocation support 


At The Scottish Salmon Company, we breed, rear and process superior salmon in the pristine waters of the West Highlands and Islands. As a Freshwater Site Manager, you will lead and develop the team at our flagship Applecross Hatchery - the first of its kind in the UK and, when completed, it will be amongst the largest in the world. 

The site will also be used as a training ground for similar operations to be constructed in Scotland over the next few years. Your focus will include: your team and the day to day running of the site; maintaining a high level of Health & Safety and operational standards; planning, coordinating and monitoring key production tasks against planned targets for the site. If you’re ambitious and can see yourself helping our business to deliver sustainably and responsibly, then now’s the perfect time to come and join us.

What we’re looking for from you:

  •  Management or supervisory experience on a freshwater aquaculture site, ideally with salmon
  • Previous RAS experience is desirable
  • Experienced people manager  
  • Organised with the ability to work under pressure  
  • Results driven with strong awareness of quality and cost 
  • Proven record of maintaining excellent fish husbandry and environmental standards
  • First-hand experience of liaising with statutory authorities such as Marine Scotland/SEPA

What you can expect from us:

  • Competitive salary with regular reviews and market-leading pension
  • Opportunities in unrivalled locations and enhanced relocation support
  • Non-contributory life insurance and individual critical illness cover
  • Professional development support and employee assistance program
  • A commitment to safety and an excellent occupational health service
  • Access to many benefits including Critical Illness Cover for partners too
  • Continuing investment in our business, our people and our technology

How to apply:

Please complete and return the attached Application_Form.docx or send your CV and Cover Letter to workwithus@scottishsalmon.com.

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Closing date: Friday 20 May 2022