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Health & Welfare Standards Coordinator

Are you passionate about improving health and welfare standards within Aquaculture?

Remote role based in Europe / UK / Netherlands. However, candidates from ASC payrolled countries may also be considered.

Circa 50,000 to 60,000 Euros p/a varying based on location, experience, and skills.

Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is driving the world’s leading certification programme for responsibly farmed seafood.

We are looking for a proactive Health & Welfare Standards Coordinator who would like to join our global Standards & Science team to support continuous improvement to our ASC standards of certification and further promote and develop a wide range of Aqua Health and Welfare topics. For example, best responsible practices for daily operations at Aqua farm, handling, slaughter and use of therapeutants.

  • Are you passionate about driving improvements and better understanding of best practice Aqua Health & Welfare concepts and principles across the seafood Industry?
  • Can you pro-actively link these principles to develop guidance that supports our ASC Farm Standard so requirements are clear and demonstrate the value they bring?
  • Do you have experience working with and supporting Aqua farms and producers to foster a culture of continuous learning on health and welfare topics?
  • Can you take scientific or audit data and analyse this in detail to suggest improvements for future revision of our standards?
  • Want to work for an organisation that is at the forefront of Setting the Standard for Seafood, globally?

Did you answer yes to the above? Then we would love to hear from you!

The role will need someone pro-active with exceptional influencing and project coordination skills, to;

  • support key stakeholders and organisations
  • coordinate external and internal technical working groups formed for these developments
  • represent ASC in multiple relevant forums like conferences, events, and training delivery
  • and, participate in various relevant research projects.

You will need to be able to work on your own initiative, have good understanding of health & welfare issues and their impact on making the aquaculture sector more responsible. Ideally you will enjoy developing technical metrics, guidance, papers and reports for the development of Health and Welfare research and standards.

Please send your CV and Cover letter application, in English, to Your application will be considered and we will make a shortlist of candidates to invite to interview. Sometimes you may be asked to prepare additional written materials, past work examples and / or a presentation. Interviews will generally be held via Teams.

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We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of choice, reflecting the global community and therefore particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.

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