Join a sustainable and innovative seafood group

Arbeidsgiver
Eide Fjordbruk
Stillingstittel
Business development manager
Frist
23.10.2022
Ansettelsesform
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We're committed to leading a movement that redefines how we farm fresh, natural, and sustainable seafood for ours and future generations. The Eide-group is a 3rd generation family-owned business with a vision to set the standard for the future of aquaculture. We are rapidly expanding with several initiatives focusing on sustainability and technology. Our largest business ventures to date are soon launching. We seek a business development manager to help us make them a success.

As an agile and daring company, we are at the forefront of developing the aquaculture industry. Through Eide Sustainable Marine Technology we have combined our expertise in fish farming and a passion for folk, fjord and future into the new WaterMoon technology. A biological platform to grow fish in the ocean wile caring for nature and have a positive footprint. WaterMoon will enable a paradigm shift in our industry and reset the standard for sustainable seafood production. Our ambition of taking a leading position will take us into new markets and ventures.


The role

You will be key to ensuring that our strategic aims are successful through building our new business units. Your main focus in the beginning will be on Northern Europe. We believe that good business is aligned with people, our fish, and nature whilst providing jobs and opportunities in the communities we operate in. This will be a key perspective in our international expansion and a core perspective in your daily work.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Generating long term value for the Eide Group through looking at sustainability and value creation as united
  • Identifying leading investment and entrepreneurship opportunities for Eide globally to create more valuable food for the future
  • Research, identify and assess business opportunities and make strategies for business expansion
  • Manage and execute strategies and projects within business development
  • Developing business plans and implementing business strategies
  • Networking and establishing relations with customers, suppliers, government, and other key partners
  • Developing a unique positioning and competitive advantage for the brand and company
  • Support commercial and contract negotiations
  • Assisting in planning and implementing marketing initiatives in the various markets
  • Ensuring that we have the best available insight, and use reliable data in our decision-making
  • Continuous assessment of business opportunities, originating both internally and externally


Although your main focus will be on WaterMoon your skillset will be valuable throughout the Eide Group. You will be challenged to identify and develop commercial opportunities within all aspects of our business. We aim to support and develop businesses and concepts which moves our industry towards a more sustainable future. Therein you will have an important role collaborating with Salmon Eye in discovering new and exciting opportunities within seafood production. This includes identifying up-and-coming technologies, ways of doing business, and potential partnerships with others.


The role will be reporting to our CEO, Sondre Eide. At Eide we have a flat organizational structure, and you will join a very innovative and forward-thinking team. The Eide group is characterized by a strong goal orientation, and we believe that hard work and fun goes hand in hand. For the right candidate there will be ample opportunities for growth and learning.


Your background

To succeed in the role, you will need to be experienced within business development in a leadership function. You are curious, never stop wondering what if, and truly understand what the people in the company do to create value. You identify the key integrators and see future potential. You have a comprehensive understanding and skillset within new venture creation or expansion and can work independently. You value integrity, and lead both people and our business initiatives in a way that reflect our core values. You get things done and finish projects, you know that everything is possible with hard work and a good team.

You prefer to work hard alongside the team, filling in where required as we build our team over time. You are flexible and able to travel to key expansion areas.


Key qualities include:

• Vision and strategy: you develop ambitious business visions and are able to turn them into strategies and objectives

• Initiative and responsibility: you take initiative and make things happen

• Business development: you identify and take advantage of commercial opportunities

• Influence: you can make an impression and get support for ideas and plans

• Communication: you communicate in a clear, precise, and structured way

• Organizational understanding: you can utilize informal rules and structures to effectively to get things done

• Constructive collaboration: you share knowledge, experiences, and support others to achieve the team's goals


Application information

We welcome you to apply for the position by sending in your cover letter, cv, and relevant documents. In addition, we encourage you to make a short video where you answer these questions:


• Who are you (your background)

• Your motivation for the role

• Your key strengths for the role


If you have any questions at all, please contact our HR-responsible, Lena Bekken (lena.bekken@efb.no, or +47 913 16 623). You can also learn more about Eide through our website www.efb.no, or on our Facebook and LinkedIn-pages.

Om arbeidsgiveren

We're committed to leading a movement that redefines how we farm fresh, natural and sustainable seafood for ours and future generations. The Eide-group is a 3rd generation family-owned business with a vision to set the standard for the future of aquaculture. Eide produce healthy and sustainable seafood and is the world’s first and only CarbonNeutral® certified salmon producer. Through strategic initiatives such as Salmon Eye, Eide Sustainable Marine Technology, and WaterMoon we furthermore challenge the status quo towards a more sustainable seafood production.


The people working at Eide are our backbone. Their concern is for the fish, each other, and the future. Every year we sell approximately 3 million salmon to markets all over the world. That’s 60 million meals! We are currently working towards further developing our offering and aim to sell a wide variety of healthy and sustainable seafood products in the future.


Salmon Eye opened on September 2nd 2022, and is a state-of-the-art monument in the middle of the spectacular Hardanger Fjord. Salmon Eye is a forum meant to inspire and inform the world on how to better feed the planet with sustainable seafood. Visually stunning, with it’s double curved ellipsoid design, Salmon Eye is one of the world’s largest enterable floating art installations. Our aim is to see aquaculture in a new evolutionary way.


Eide Sustainable Marine Technology is currently developing break-through innovations within aquaculture. The new WaterMoon technology is developed in ESMT and is an important strategic part of the Eide group, enabling us to produce in a revolutionary way. The initiative will enable a paradigm shift in our industry and set a new standard for aquaculture.


At Eide we have a flat organizational structure, and you will join a very innovative and forward-thinking team. The Eide group is characterized by goal orientation and a strong sports mentality, and we believe that hard work and fun goes hand in hand. Our passion for producing healthy, sustainable, and tasty seafood for ours and future generations is visible throughout our organization.


To learn more about us visit us at www.efb.no  

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Lena Bekken
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913 16 623
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