Would you like to lead Krüger’s Aquaculture Department?

Krüger A/S is one of the leading engineering companies in the water sector in Denmark and our main activities involve the development of new green technologies, and we act as consultants and suppliers for the environmental sector in Denmark and abroad. We are part of the Veolia Group, the world’s largest environmental company present in more than 50 countries. Veolia has invested significantly in land-based aquaculture where environmental responsibility and sustainability are the very core of Veolia’s business  - and has thus chosen to focus on one unique and very promising technology. One of the main topics for the new head of department is to capitalize on the investment and develop and take on new projects.

You are passionate about developing the business through your highly skilled team 
We expect our new head of the department to further facilitate the creativity, professionalism, high ambitions and work satisfaction of the Aquaculture team. Our work environment is characterized by a very high degree of professionalism, openness, motivation and respect. We enjoy the great flexibility and freedom to organize our work, and we return the trust by a focused and motivated effort where we take responsibility for our tasks and for each other. This is an integral part of our corporate culture. 

We value good and informal cooperation with appreciation for each other. We believe and practice involvement of our employees, where everyone’s opinion is heard regardless of profession, geography and decision-making competence. 

Specific working tasks: 

  • Business development
  • Sparring partner in projects in relation to the tenders, contracts and risk management
  • Development and organization of the department. A Department with less than 10 employees, but with a lot of growth opportunities
  • Active participation in Krüger’s business development and strategy work, with special focus on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Awareness of industry standards and direction of industry development.

Our new head of department 
is a confident decision-maker with a natural ability to motivate employees and delegate the tasks. You maintain a holistic view of the department and have a natural understanding of the interactions within the group enabling you to work effectively on all levels of management and across disciplines.  

It will be considered an advantage if you have knowledge of the Aquaculture business, and experience from the role as consultant, supplier as well as 5+ years of management experience would be highly appreciated.

As most of our customers are located outside Denmark and we have a strong cooperation with Veolia, you must be proficient at English and able to communicate clearly and effectively. 

Our state-of-the-art commercial RAS Aquaculture Department
Krüger’s Aquaculture team is located in Aarhus and develops aquaculture projects, where the main focus is on developing and supplying technologies for land-based fish farms, mainly kingfish, salmon and trout to support fish welfare. The main activities and efforts are concentrated on the development of RAS2020 as a standard and modular product for the international market. We are highly ambitious on behalf of the climate and we focus on the development of sustainable solutions for the conservation of water and natural resources to the benefit of present and future generations. The vision is simply to inspire and sell the technology to enable sustainable fish production all over the world.

Sustainability and making a difference is something we mean and pursue which is why we are proud to say that Krüger has been certified in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Krüger-Veolia is market-leading in Recirculating Aquaculture Systems with several plants in Europe and many more on the horizon. 

We are approx. 400 employees in Krüger in offices in Søborg, Aarhus, Aalborg, Glostrup and Roskilde.

What can you expect?
An exciting job with great responsibility and plenty of space for personal development and career growth. 
You will be based in Aarhus where the department is located and you shall expect to work closely together with the other departments in Krüger. As some of our colleagues work remotely, experience with remote management would be considered an advantage.   

The department’s working environment is characterized by mutual appreciation and sharing of knowledge, involvement and cooperation based on trust and respect for each other. You will be given the necessary freedom to define your own leadership framework to ensure the continued positive development of the department and further develop an effective cooperation with the other departments. You will refer to the CEO of Krüger A/S.

A position where you have the opportunity to contribute to a better and more sustainable future, and the flexibility to maintain a good work-life balance. And of course, we offer attractive salary packages, employee benefits, continuous personal career development, good pension schemes and health insurance. 

Application and contact 
If you are interested please apply online no later than on 15 August 2022.

For further information about the position please feel free to contact acting Department Manager for Aquaculture Ole P. Johnsen tel.: +45 2269 2487 or email: opj@kruger.dk (not week 29).

We look forward to receiving your application!

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