The Seaweed Company
The Seaweed Company

Seaweed Farm & Facilities Manager in Donegal, Ireland

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At The Seaweed Company, we are committed to environmental stewardship, innovation, and community engagement. Join us in our mission to bring the benefits of sustainable seaweed cultivation to the world. Are you a proactive, technically savvy individual with a strong marine background? Do you have hands-on experience and a passion for seaweed cultivation and aquaculture? If so, The Seaweed Company invites you to join our team as the Seaweed Farm & Facilities Manager in the beautiful Mulroy Bay and Downings area of County Donegal, Ireland. This role will require on-site working at our facilities close to Mulroy Bay, Co. Donegal.


As the Seaweed Farm & Facilities Manager, you will play a pivotal role in managing the daily operations of our seaweed farm in the pristine waters of Mulroy Bay and oversee our seaweed processing line in Downings. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Offshore Responsibilities - Managing Daily Seaweed Farm Operations: Overseeing the day-to-day operations at our seaweed farm, ensuring the cultivation, monitoring, harvesting, and maintenance processes run smoothly and efficiently.
  • Onshore Responsibilities - Supervising Seaweed Processing facility: Managing our seaweed processing facility in Downings, where harvested seaweed is processed and prepared for various applications. This will include: managing and organizing utilities needed for the full operation of the facility, managing staff needed for day-to-day operations, ensuring Health & Safety



  • Seaweed/Aquaculture Experience: A minimum of 3 years of experience in the seaweed or aquaculture industry, with a deep understanding of the marine environment.
  • Project Management Skills: Ability to plan and execute a variety of projects simultaneously
  • Communication skills – Ability to communicate plans and projects to the steam team and feed-in to strategy discussions
  • Stakeholder management – liaising with our local and global stakeholders
  • Team- orientated – ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
  • Strong Leadership skills & strong problem solving Skills
  • A Self Starter
  • Operational Expertise: You should have a hands-on, technical approach to managing the daily operations, ensuring that production targets are met while maintaining the highest quality and safety standards.
  • A bachelor’s degree or diploma (or equivalent) in the STEM field.


  • Fault-finding skills in processing and farming (overall operations) 
  • Analytical Problem-solving skills 
  • Good communication  
  • Leadership 
  • An understanding of system control (feedback and feedforward control)
  • An understanding of project management methods


What We Offer:

At The Seaweed Company, we believe in rewarding success. We offer a compensation package that includes a competitive base salary and potential employee participation possibilities. You will have the opportunity to be a part of a dynamic, forward-thinking team that is dedicated to making a positive impact on the world through sustainable seaweed-based solutions.

If you are a self-motivated individual with a passion for the marine environment and possess the necessary skills and experience, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity to shape the future of sustainable seaweed farming in beautiful Donegal, Ireland. Please send your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and explaining why you are the ideal candidate for this role

If you have any questions or require further information, please feel free to reach out to us. We look forward to welcoming you to our team and embarking on this exciting journey together.

Updated: 15 hours ago
Job ID: 9947638
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