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Aquaculture & Fisheries Manager

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Date: 21-Jun-2022

Location: Edinburgh, GB, EH12 9DQ

Company: Lloyds Register


The Aquaculture & Fisheries Manager will a member of the Leadership team and a Senior Member of the Business Assurance Team and they will play an integral role within the business to support other Senior Managers in making business decisions and for inspiring and motivating the teams they manage.


The Aquaculture & Fisheries Manager will be accountable and responsible for managing the Teams across the Aquaculture & Fisheries business area, leading and Managing the teams to ensure management of the teams and delivery of service is delivered to a high standard, meeting the KPI’s/specification of LRQA clients as well as working collaboratively with other Senior Managers, working alongside other Senior Manager and the Leadership Team across Business Assurance as one team to ensure  all areas are supported working collaboratively together to ensure effective ways of working for Clients allowing us to be  forward planning/thinking of Technical and adding value where required to Clients suggesting solutions and Technical innovation as required.


The  Aquaculture & Fisheries Manager will be responsible for pulling together a road map across the Aquaculture & Fisheries areas to bring “one view” of Technical status and delivery of all services and will have a global appreciation and sound knowledge, including awareness of industry legislation and codes of practice thus allowing them to provide technical support for the Certification Team, auditors, scheme owners, client account managers and the sales teams.


The Aquaculture & Fisheries Manager will support Senior Management and clients in a Client Relationship Manager role attending client and scheme owner meetings and be available to support the Sales Team with technical queries relating to tenders for new business in the relevant sectors and also able to provide technical reviews on consultation documents. Responsible for commercial development of the marine business


The Aquaculture & Fisheries Manager will play an integral role within the Team to ensure delivery of Technical services is delivered to a high standard meeting the KPI’s/specification of LRQA clients across all areas supporting with certification decisions, ensuring that the certification process is delivered in accordance with accreditation requirements and scheme owner KPIs; supporting the field based assessment team through training, performance reviews and sign off; liaising with key clients, conducting assessments, in particular rapid response assessments, and ultimately ensuring delivery of first class customer service experience within the sector.

Technical / Professional Qualifications / Requirements:

Degree qualification in a fisheries and/or aquaculture related field

Trained and approved fisheries and/or aquaculture auditor against an internationally recognised standard

10 Year’s industry experience within the fisheries and/or aquaculture sectors

IRCA approved ISO 9001: 2000 Lead Auditor course

Industry recognised professional qualification in marine management 

Experience at managing accreditation for international certification schemes for food and beverage, including aquaculture and fisheries

Demonstrable and up-to-date knowledge within at least one fisheries and/or aquaculture management system


Awareness of food industry legislation and Codes of Practice

Knowledge of quality assurance schemes within food supply chains


Diversity and Inclusion at LRQA:

We are on a mission to be the place where we all want to work and we are passionate about embracing different perspectives because we understand the value this brings to our business, our clients and each other. We are all about creating a safer and more sustainable future and our inclusive culture is right at the heart of our business.

Together our employees make our communities better and we want you to be part of our diverse team!

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