Friday, April 17, 2015

17/04/2015: BioMar seeks technical advisor BioMar is looking for a technical advisor to join their West Med BioFarm team. BioFarm is their technical assistance, which consists of a team of highly skilled specialists with backgrounds within nutrition, biology, pathology, and engineering, backed by their long tradition of working closely with fish farmers.
You will have responsibility for the key clients, mainly with production of bass and bream in cages, across the countries which are managed by BioMar's West Med business unit, i.e. Spain, France, Italy, Croatia and African Countries, among others.

The job
Based at their offices in Dueñas, Spain, and reporting to the BioMar West Med BioFarm Manager, you will be working in a highly competitive environment and you will be responsible for technical assistance to their key clients, coordinating with the different departments for a successful process. Further, you will provide technical support to the BioMar West Med commercial department.

More specifically, the job covers the following areas:

  • Ensuring a strong collaboration between the relevant departments with regards to the implementation of the appropriate technical assistance
  • Being a key player in establishing solid commercial objectives
  • Ensuring budgeting, forecasting, and follow up on company targets
  • Supporting the development of the technical and commercial teams as well as effective internal and external communication
  • Supporting the commercial team in the form of customer visits, providing product and production specifications to customers in aspects such as raw material usage, nutrient specifications, and others
  • Liaise closely with R&D, Product Managers and the commercial departments to ensure a fast and adaptive approach to customer demands, implementation of R&D results and reaction to purchasing conditions and raw material supply.

The candidate

You probably have a degree in marine biology, veterinary sciences, ichthyology or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You have experience from a similar position within aquaculture. Fluency in English and Spanish is a must and proficiency in additional languages would be a major benefit.

As a person Biomar expect you to be result driven with a solid commercial focus. You are passionate about building up relationships and working in a multicultural environment. Furthermore you are known for a structured approach, a strong overview, and for being open-minded. Your professional background will probably be characterized by:

  • BSc or equivalent, ideally MSc or relevant Master degree (not essential)
  • Fluency in Spanish and English; knowledge of a second language, mainly French, will be an advantage. 
  • At least 10 years' experience in relevant area(s), specifically in production of fish
  • Good overall knowledge of the aquaculture industry, specifically the technical aspects of the industry, and ideally some experience in fish or animal nutrition and formulation. Most relevant species are sea bream, sea bass, rainbow trout and flat fish.

Biomar offer you:

An exciting and challenging position in a good and informal working environment in a dynamic and growing international company as well as a competitive salary. The company is offering a position where you will have the possibility to expand and develop your career within the firm and improve your personal competencies. Employment conditions will be negotiated individually corresponding to your qualifications.

Application and contact 

For further information: 
Or contact Oscar Berrios, BioMar West Med BioFarm manager:

Applications by e-mail to  
Deadline: 15th May 2015

The BioMar Group is one of the leading global suppliers of high performance fish feed to the aquaculture industry. The main business areas are feed for salmon and trout in Norway, the United Kingdom, and Chile, feed for trout, eel, sea-bass, and sea-bream in Continental Europe and feed for shrimp and tilapia in South and Central America, and BioMar has production facilities in some of the most important fish farming nations including Norway, Chile, Greece, United Kingdom, Spain, France, Costa Rica, Denmark, and from the end of 2015 also Turkey. BioMar West Med has two factories in France and Spain.

The BioMar Group supplies feed to around 60 countries and to more than 30 different fish species, and BioMar continuously focuses on innovation in order to supply competitive feed types and related technical services to their customers.

Read more HERE.

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