Olam International Aqua Technical Manager Jobs in Nigeria

Olam International Aqua Technical Manager Jobs in Nigeria

Job Description

  • The Aqua Technical Manager will be the Aquaculture expert for the Fish Feed business.

  • He/She should not only be the subject matter expert on Aquaculture (Tilapia Farming in particular) but also have good project management & consultancy skills.

  • The primary responsibility of the person would be to help drive growth of aquaculture in Nigeria through development of Tilapia culture and thereby help grow our Aqua feed business.
    Strategic Effectiveness

    Develop Tilapia Farming

  • Create economically viable models for Tilapia farming – both land and lake farming, suitable for Nigeria

  • Design & implement Tilapia farming projects in partnership with government & private organization.

  • Provide consultancy services to our customers who are into Tilapia farming in Nigeria (& rest of WAF)

    Operational Effectiveness

  • As an Aquaculture expert (particularly Tilapia expert) liaison with government bodies, farmer associations & other stakeholders (like developmental NGOs, financial institution etc.) to help direct the policies & actions in developing & diversifying aquaculture in Nigeria

  • Help create SOPs for land-based Tilapia farming for smallholder farmers & successfully role out the same in in selected farmer groups

  • Provide training to ATEs & farmers on Tilapia farming

  • Help develop Tilapia Hatcheries for ensuring Fingerling supply

  • Successfully role out model Tilapia farms (small holders) across different states and ensure their optimal operations & profitability so that they can help in faster adoption of Tilapia farming by the catfish farmers

  • Help the Aqua Technical Executives in managing farm level emergencies in the Catfish farms

  • Develop customized SOPs for catfish farmers working with different type of farming systems & Olam feeds

  • Should have a basic understanding of ROI and should be able to
    calculate farm level profitability & explain the same to farmers.

  • Monitor all feed trails being conducted from time to time & ensure structured data collection and reporting of the same


  • Ideally a Bachelor’s degree in Aqua Culture (masters preferred). Should possess 8 to 10 years of work experience in hands-on Tilapia farm management

  • Experience in managing large scale operations and implementing behaviour-based safety programs.

  • Have a demonstrated ability in strategic planning with experience of successful implementation of new strategies.

  • Strong organizational skills, including experience managing multiple high priority projects simultaneously.

  • A detailed oriented person with a high level of accuracy.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to motivate a team of diverse experience.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Olam International Aqua Technical Manager Jobs in Nigeria

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