Regional Director Region North, Norway

Marine Harvest Group is Norway's largest food producer and the world's largest producer of farmed salmon. The company is present in 24 countries, has a total of 12 700 employees worldwide and achieved a revenue of NOK 32,6 billion in 2016. Marine Harvest covers the whole value and production chain, from feed to plate. Marine Harvest is headquartered in Bergen, Norway, and is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.
 
Regional Director - Marine Harvest Region North   
 
We are seeking a person to lead and develop Marine Harvest Region North in line with Marine Harvest’s strategy and corporate targets, who will contribute to further strengthening the results of the Business Unit.   
 
The position demands a close cooperation with other Business Units throughout the Group, including Sales and Market, Farming, Feed and Technical.   
 
The Regional Director will have a responsibility for Region North´s profit and loss, as well as the responsibility for the people in Freshwater, Seawater, Processing and Administration. In addition, the position holds the ultimate responsibility for Health, Safety and Environment within the Business Unit.   
 
The right person will continue to lead the good work that has been done in the Business Unit the latest years and initiate change and innovation projects and continuous improvement efforts, this in close cooperation with the organization and the COO Farming Chile and Norway.   
 
The Regional Director will have the responsibility to maintain our relations with public authorities and the industry in the Region and in Norway.   
 
Competence and qualifications:  
Higher education in finance, management, production or science  
Minimum 5 years leadership experience   
Result and commercially orientated, strong and efficient decision maker  
Strong English skills, written and oral  
Excellent organization and communication skills  
Proven results from previous positions  
 
Marine Harvest offers:   
A challenging and exciting position in the world’s leading salmon company  
A possibility to shape the future of the seafood industry   
A dynamic working environment  
A great opportunity for personal and professional development  
Competitive salary, pension and insurance schemes   
 
Place of work will be in Region North’s office in Sandnessjøen, however extensive travel will be expected.  
 
The candidate for this position should be able to identify her/himself with the corporate values Trust-Change-Passion-Share, and contribute to the vision of Marine Harvest – “Leading the blue revolution”.  
 
For more information please contact  
COO Farming Chile and Norway Per-Roar Gjerde +47 90761705 
Global HR Director Anne Lorgen Riise +47 21562459 
 
Apply within 25 August 2017.