Commercial Director Benchmark Genetics

The Benchmark Genetics division brings together the companies SalmoBreed AS, StofnFiskur HF, Akvaforsk Genetics Center AS, Spring Genetics and Genética Spring. The division is a world leader in breeding and genetics of Atlantic salmon, tilapia, shrimp and lumpfish, which is produced in Norway, Iceland, USA, Mexico, Brazil and Colombia. The division is also a world leader in technical genetic services to the aquaculture industry through Akvaforsk Genetics. The companies in the division are fully owned by the UK listed company Benchmark Holdings plc.

Key responsibilities include leading and developing the commercial team, contributing to the development and delivery of the BG strategic plan and coordinating commercial activities across the division including the sales and logistics teams in Norway, Iceland, Faroes, Scotland and Chile.  The Commercial Director also leads on BG’s key account management activities and is responsible for leading commercial negotiations and developing new markets worldwide.

Applicants will have strong commercial management experience at international level.  Significant experience in the aquaculture industry is essential, specifically with salmon.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. A full benefit package is provided.

Location: Bergen, Norway

Hours: Full time with extensive domestic and international travel

Closing Date: 20 July 2018

To apply for this role, please email your CV and a covering letter to Rob Squirrell before 20th julio 2018
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