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Breeding Director - The Philippines

Thursday, September 2, 2021

GenoMar Genetics is looking for a breeding director to lead its breeding and genetics operations in Asia.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage existing breeding nucleus infrastructure and resources in the Philippines. 
  • Develop new breeding infrastructure and resources. 
  • Lead a network of test facilities for genetic evaluations.
  • Implement new research outcomes. 
  • Oversee the multiplication strategy to ensure that the demand of grandparents and parents' stocks are met. 
  • Recruit, train, motivate and evaluate the breeding team. 
  • Prepare and report on yearly budgets and KPIs. 
  • Plan and monitor the breeding program. 
  • Participate in field operations. 
  • Assure the delivery of high-quality and error-free data.
  • Manage fish health of the nucleus populations and export material.
  • Participate in seminars and conferences. 

Requirements:

  • The company is looking for someone from the private sector with demonstrable experience in the management of similar processes. Alternatively, candidates from academia with a strong desire to transition to the private sector will be considered.
  • PhD/MSc degree in animal breeding, animal health or aquaculture. Candidates need to be able to understand quantitative genetics theory and data management. 
  • High levels of professional integrity and responsibility that should reflect in very high standards of facility management and quality data. 
  • Excellent organizational skills. 
  • Experience in managing small teams. 
  • Effective communicator, willing to travel internationally.
  • Open-minded, innovative and keeping up-to-date.
  • Fluency in English. Knowledge of Tagalog, Chinese, Bahasa Malay or other Asian languages. 

To apply, send a resume and motivation letter by September 30, 2021 to careers@genomar.com

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