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Operations Director

A superb opportunity to join our organization at a time of exciting change in the Seafood industry

About Us
Seafish is a Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB), funded by a levy on the first sale of sea fish and seafood products in the UK, including imported seafood. At Seafish, our mission is to support a profitable, sustainable and socially responsible future for the seafood industry, including everything - and everyone - from fishermen and processors to importers, retailers and food service providers. Maintaining a well-regulated seafood industry which delivers high-quality, safe, sustainable seafood to UK consumers is also one of our highest priorities

About the Role
We are now recruiting for an Operations Director to join our Executive Team and lead and develop Seafish’s technical and commercial expertise, supporting the needs of the seafood industry in work areas as defined in the Seafish Corporate Plan.

This is a superb opportunity to join our organization at a time of exciting change in the Seafood industry, and contribute at a leadership level to Seafish’s forthcoming 2018-2021 Corporate Plan.

As Operations Director, your role as a leader internally, and an ambassador externally, is crucial to the continuing success of the organisation.

About You
For this high profile role, we need an outstanding individual. We need a proven leader with a passion for the seafood industry, as well as the following characteristics:

  • Excellent track record in the food industry and good knowledge of issues facing primary sector, coupled with significant experience at a senior management level and of creating and delivering effective, innovative and proven strategies.
  • Strong commercial and political acumen with the ability to consolidate change, develop organisational stability, deliver budgetary control and strategic/operational outcomes.
  • Experience/knowledge of key issues, commercial, technical, political and environmental pertaining to the food industry generally, and the seafood sector specifically.
  • Proven ability and desire to work in and across the public sector, balanced with commercial and political acumen.

For more detailed information, or to view other vacancies with this organisation, please visit our dedicated recruitment website


Job Type:
Government & Public Services
c£77,000 more may be available for an exceptional candidate
Closing Date
Mon Feb 27 11:59:59 GMT 2017
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Talk to a Consultant

Talk to Andrew Timlin, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Victoria

Ebury Gate, 23 Lower Belgrave Street, London, SW1W 0NT

Telephone: 020 72598743

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