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Aquaculture & Seafood analyst

Aquaculture & Seafood analyst



Fresh Studio is an international agricutlrue consulting & R&D firm, Located in South East Asia since 2006, we assist clients with every aspects of their food provision, from production to marketing, from farm to fork. Our team consist of multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural professionals with diverse backgrounds, enabling us to develop creative solutions for clients across the value chain. Over the past ten years, we have built a multicultural team of experienced and talented professionals that share our mission, vision, and values.  As a growing business, we continue to look for dynamic and self-motivated individuals that can contribute to our team and add value to our projects and clients.

For more information about Fresh Studio, visit our websitehttp://www.freshstudio.vn

To support the expansion of our activities for the aquaculture in Vietnam, we are looking for a passionate Aquaculture & Seafood Analyst to be based at one of our office in HCMC or Can Tho.




To complete our team in Vietnam, we are looking for a professional Aquaculture & Seafood Analyst.

This position is primarily held responsible for organizing and implementing field research activities as follows:


  •      Translate the project proposal into an actionable and practical research plan addressing clients’ requirements and objectives;
  •      Develop research methodologies to reach the objectives of our clients and in particular, the survey tools (paper-based and digital) and data collection framework (targets, treatment, storage, etc.);
  •      Implement the research methodology for the selected target group (e.g., farmers, traders, or consumers) with fluency for different methodologies ranging from quantitative, mixed-method, and qualitative surveys;
  •      Treat and consolidate the information collected into actionable sets of data;
  •      Develop an initial analysis and report the findings to the line manager and colleagues;
  •      Steer the team brainstorm to transform the initial analysis into a final product for our client;
  •      Collect and address feedback from clients after each project delivers.


For our desk research and market intelligence projects, the activities are as follows:


  •      Find, collect and compile secondary data, in particular, trade databases;
  •      Develop and maintain a local network of secondary data sources;
  •      For some specific projects and when secondary data are missing, develop data collection methods to fill these gaps (e.g., data collection methods within clients to generate data);
  •      Deliver one-off studies and continuous market intelligence reports;
  •      Collect and address feedback from clients after each project delivers.


Additional tasks may include assisting the line manager with client acquisition and management, proposing improvements for all processes related to research projects and data collection. Experience in Quality Assurance in seafood is also a plus.


Desired qualifications and skills: our ideal candidate

The ideal applicant is a self-motivated individual with high potential to help the aquaculture department grow its activities in the field of research and consulting services. As a team member, you will work with colleagues and the local network to gather and analyze information on the market in Vietnam 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 in changing and transform the seafood industry in Vietnam.



    •      At least 03 years in aquaculture and agriculture, with a proven track record in market research and analysis.
    •      Familiar with project development and implementation


Special Skills required:

    •      Well-organized & planning skills;
    •      Analytical thinking;
    •      Good social skills in communication and get along well with partners and clients;
    •      Good presentation skills;
    •      Fluency in office software;
    •      Able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
    •      Passionate about aquaculture and a drive to explore unpaved paths;
    •      Team player;
    •      Be proactive and a positive thinker; trustworthy;
    •      Service orientated;
    •      Winning spirit;
    •      Available to travel to field work sites across Vietnam or the region;
    •      Able to work in an international environment.


Professional Certification Required:

    • Training or certificate on HACCP, Global G.A.P, A.S.C., B.A.P., B.R.C., I.F.S., and ISO are advantages.



    • MSc. degree in the field of aquaculture or agriculture;
    • Preferably with an international degree.



    • Excellent in both verbal and written in Vietnamese and English.


Job identification

  • ·    Position : Aquaculture & Seafood Analyst
  •      Department : Aquaculture & Livestock
  •      Location : Cantho or Ho Chi Minh
  •      Report to : Aquaculture and Fisheries Manager



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.