Farm Manager

Jobs at Dibba Bay Oyster : Farm Manager in Fujairah - United Arab Emirates - AquacultureTalent

The Middle East's first shellfish farm, producing gourmet oysters.

The Middle East's first shellfish farm, producing gourmet oysters. Grown in the pristine waters of Northern Fujairah, UAE.

Dibba Bay Oysters are farmed in the pristine waters of Dibba, Northern Fujairah, in the United Arab Emirates. We are the first farm in the Middle East growing gourmet oysters locally for our home market. The nutrient rich waters off the Gulf of Oman, combined with our team’s dedication to rear a remarkable product, make Dibba Bay Oysters a world class and distinctive product.

We are looking for an experienced Farm Manager to manage 10 tonnes monthly oyster operation, with plans to triple in the next 2 years.

Farm Manager is responsible for coordinating and directing to optimize farm production while meeting the company’s production schedules. Effective management of personnel and work flow in the production of premium quality oyster. The total production resources of the Company are to be efficiently managed to achieve the budgeted sales quantities. There is an emphasis on meeting the Company Objectives of providing a quality product in a timely manner and providing good customer service by endeavouring to understand the real needs of our customers and the role we play in their business success.


  • Assist in monthly farm budgeting processes.
  • Review and analyze farm financials monthly to best run the farms profitably.
  • Ensure Farm Managers are maintaining farm, maintenance, HR, ECOP (environmental codes of practice) & safety records. Ensure Farm Managers enforce company rules, policies, and safety procedures for their crews.
  • Work with the executive team and Farm Managers to develop and facilitate the success of new policy / technology implementation.
  • Coordinating - working with other directors to coordinate crews and equipment to maximize company efficiency.
  • Represent Dibbay Bay at meetings. This could be within the company, industry, governmental, or community groups.
  • Work with Assistant Farm Managers to develop long range plans for farm.
  • Help field a whole menagerie of shellfish related questions and phone calls.
  • Participate in company events, as needed.

Main requirements

  • Bachelor Degree preferred within aquaculture field
  • 4+ years of aquaculture farm management experience required
  • Team and Individual leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a crew of 5-15 individuals.
  • Budgeting skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain a budget for a profitable operation
  • Well organized, detail oriented and strong planning skills
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to work independently, at times with little direction
  • Strong and sound decision-making skills
  • Proficiency in: Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Strong technology understanding: ability to learn and work with both mobile and computer technologies.
  • Regular, reliable, predictable attendance
  • Ability to work outdoors in ALL weather conditions

Nice to have

We offer

For the right candidate we offer:

  • A challenging and independent position.
  • A work environment characterized by great commitment and a strong commitment to achieving results for both our employees, customers, and the company.
  • A competitive remuneration package