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Job identification

Position : Aquaculture Consultant

Department : Aquaculture & Livestock

Location : HCMC


Key Organizational Relationships

Report to : Aquaculture Sourcing Manager

Aquaculture consultant


To support the expansion of our activities in the aquaculture sector in Vietnam, we are looking for a passionate Aquaculture consultant to be based at our office in Ho Chi Minh City.

The ideal applicant is a self-motivated individual with high potential to help the aquaculture department to grow its activities in the field of consulting, research and technical services. As a member of the team you will work with colleagues to gather and analyze information on the market in Vietnam on a weekly basis, participate in our projects, and support the expansion of our production support services with our international partners. As part of the multi-disciplinary Fresh Studio team, you will play a key role to change and transform the seafood industry in Vietnam.


Duties & Responsibilities


Coordinate market analysis and consultancy assignments in Vietnam, and possibly Myanmar

Conduct field research using both structured and unstructured data collection techniques

Apply data collected to suit a variety of outcomes. Including:

      • Quarterly intelligence report of Vietnamese shrimp sector for international buyers
      • Training programs for farmers and extension services
      • Strategic planning and business development for clients

Coordinate field experiments and technology tests

Implement feasibility studies, audits and technical assessments of farms

Support the development of our technical support services for farmers

Support the development of our technology transfer services

Participate in other projects as assigned by the Aquaculture & fisheries manager


Desired qualifications and skills


At least 4 years in the field of aquaculture

Experience in qualitative and/or quantitative research methodologies

Familiar with project development and implementation

Expertise in advanced production technologies


Special Skills required:

Analytical thinking

Good social skills which enable to communicate and get along well with our partners and clients

Good presentation skills

Fluency in office software

Excellent organizing & planning skills

Passionate about aquaculture and a drive to explore unpaved paths

Team player

Eager to work outside in the field


Proactive and positive thinker

Eager to learn and discover

Available to travel to field work sites across Vietnam and/or the region

Able to work in an international environment


Professional Certification Required:

Statistics Knowledge on International standards is a plus

Fluency with 3D design program is a plus

Research protocol design is a plus


MSc. degree in the field of aquaculture



Vietnamese and English required

Excellent in both verbal and written communication


If this sounds like the role for you then please send your motivation letter and a CV detailing your qualifications and previous experience to: yourcareer@freshstudio.vn