Title: Aquaculture Sustainability Manager
Reports to: Head of Sustainability
Location: Chessington, Surrey
Work level: Five days per week
Salary band: Competitive salary package Closing date: 16th March 2018
New England Seafood is an exciting, fast growing business supplying premium seafood to retail and foodservice. Our core purpose is to enhance lives through fish and we pride ourselves on our supply chain integrity, responsible sourcing and high-quality product.
If you are looking for a fast-paced, constantly evolving business, then New England Seafood is an excellent choice. At the forefront of sustainability within the seafood industry, this is a fantastic opportunity for an expert individual to maintain NESI’s leadership position in its core species by championing and delivering on key sustainability priorities within our aquaculture sourcing and products. The role will have responsibility for ensuring the highest standards of sustainability in all our farmed seafood supplies. You will be expected to work closely with all our partners to explore new opportunities, lead the sustainability approval of new suppliers, develop continuous improvement programs with our suppliers and deliver customers’ aquaculture goals. This role involves international travel.
This position entails:
The successful candidate will have several years of experience within applied aquaculture, ideally at a farm level. Experience and knowledge of key aquaculture issues is critical to this role. You will be a strong team player with the ability to develop relationships and build credibility within the supply base. Also important to this role is the ability to think and act strategically, with an understanding of the implications of international, national and regional policies in relation to the breadth of sustainability and the commercial agenda.
This role will constantly challenge and reward the successful candidate, whilst also providing the tools and training to further their knowledge and growth. If you think you have the experience, drive and commitment required for this exciting position, then we look forward to hearing from you. For full details of the job description and application process please email email@example.com.
We are a premium supplier of fresh fish, value added fish products and raw ready to eat fish to all the major UK retailers and to food service customers in the UK. We have nearly 500 employees based in our manufacturing site in Chessington, Surrey and nearly 100 based in our manufacturing site in Grimsby, Lincolnshire. We are also joint partners with Comptoir Oceaniques, a French company, in Joii Sushi, providing sushi to all the major sushi chains in the UK. Joii Sushi has its base in Chessington and has manufacturing facilities in Boulogne, France.
We are at an exciting time in the group’s development and are in the process of making important steps in a transformational growth plan:
Our core purpose is to enhance lives through fish. Our vision is to be the “go to” partner, loved by our customers, chosen for our species and famous for consumer-led innovation, in showing people how to enjoy fish every day. Our organisation is category led, organised by our core species of Tuna, Wild Salmon, Sea Bass & Sea Bream, and deeply connected to our customers.
Our values run through our business and are Respect, Customer Care, By Learning We Grow, Team Spirit and Integrity.