Farm Manager (Wester Ross)

Farm Manager

Corry & Ardmair

Wester Ross

Starting Salary from £44,720 per annum

Are you looking for a new challenge or to take the next step in your fish farming career? We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Farm Manager to join and lead the team at our Seawater sites at Corry and Ardmair in Wester Ross. This post is offered on a full time, permanent basis. The successful candidate will be required to work 40 hours per week, any 5 days out of 7. Accommodation is available for the successful candidate if required.

If you have excellent fish husbandry, people management and organisational skills, are ambitious and motivated and want to work with a likeminded team, then this is the role for you.

About the job

The Farm Manager role is a crucial part of the operations process and business, and ensures that the best management of our salmon is undertaken. We need our managers to strive for continuous improvement and deliver on all aspects of farm work to keep the team on track and performing well. The job includes, but is not limited to:

  • Accountability for the safe and successful operation of your farm
  • Effectively manage a production team
  • Responsible for all aspects of farm operations
  • Maintaining the highest standards in fish husbandry and welfare
  • Leading on feeding, control and inspection of fish
  • Maintaining reliable data records
  • Budget control and management

Ideal candidates

The ideal candidate will already be an experienced farm manager, or an assistant manager looking to further their career. They will be willing to expand their understanding and work hard on the job.

  • Previous salmon farming experience is essential
  • People management experience
  • Extensive fish husbandry, biology and welfare experience
  • Flexible approach to working to meet the demands of the job
  • A positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Ability to understand the aims of the site and to support the rest of the team to achieve these
  • Respect for the need for safe working practices
  • High degree of computer literacy
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with employees across the organization in a team orientated environment
  • Dependable and has a strong work ethic.
  • Willingness to participate in learning and development opportunities

What does Mowi offer?

In return for your effort, you will be part of the team in a constantly expanding industry. Our Mowi Rewards include:

  • A competitive salary;
  • Generous cyclical bonus scheme;
  • 31 days annual leave per annum, increasing with length of service;
  • Generous pension scheme;
  • Life assurance cover;
  • Cycle to work scheme;
  • Healthy Lifestyle contribution to support an active lifestyle;
  • Employee discounts at participating retailers;
  • Occupational Health Support & Employee Assistance Programme;
  • Training & Development opportunities;
  • Plus many more.

If this role sounds like the right fit for you, we would love to hear from you! Please visit to apply.

Deadline to apply: Sunday 16th June 2024.

Please note, we retain the right to close this vacancy or keep it open subject to volume and quality of applications. We would therefore encourage candidates to submit an application as soon as possible. 

Mowi values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunities employer. To apply for this vacancy, you must be eligible to work in the UK.

Mowi ASA is the world’s leading seafood company and the largest producer of Atlantic salmon. As the first global seafood company with an end-to-end supply chain, Mowi brings supreme quality salmon and other seafood products to consumers around the world. Mowi is also ranked the most sustainable animal protein producer in the world by Coller FAIRR. With headquarters in Bergen, Norway, Mowi employs 11,500 people in 26 countries worldwide, and is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange with a market capitalisation of EUR 9 billion and total assets of EUR 8.2 billion.

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