Director Scientific Services

International Permanent
  • Exciting opportunity with a Governmental organization in Saudi Arabia
  • The opportunity to set up the Scientific Services Department from scratch

About Our Client

Exciting opportunity to work for one of a kind project of Global Standards in Saudi Arabia with a vision to be a globally leading Tourism & Heritage destinations

Job Description

Duties - including but not limited to;

  • Manage the Scientific Services Division including Terrestrial Ecology & Marine Ecology
  • Support the Chief Scientific Services & team with factual material and other inputs required for presentations, meetings and reports.
  • Continually review relevant studies and reports
  • Distil and report facts and findings most informative to the Integrated Development Management Plan (IDMP) and its zonation plans
  • Identify and redress critical information / knowledge gaps
  • Analyse and establish natural environmental best practices
  • Develop a holistic set of scientific standards and guidelines
  • Review and comment on regional, urban and special project development plans and other environmental management system procedures.
  • Support other Departments of the organisation as well as external Stakeholders with global best practise guidance and practical advice
  • Produce viable programs and interventions to help transform cities and urban settlements
  • Performance management of subordinate staff.

The Successful Applicant

  • Doctors Degree or Master's Degree in Natural Science / Ecology - or other qualifications relevant
  • A minimum of 15 years of experience in the same or similar fields
  • In-depth knowledge of scientific research and monitoring methods and their application
  • In-depth knowledge of conservation practices and principles, sustainability and resilience, innovative responses to climate change and species depletion and other pressing natural and cultural heritage issues
  • Proven publication record and peer review - would be advantageous
  • The ability to integrate science and practical management practices
  • Hands-on experience with environmental rehabilitation and re-wilding and / or cultural heritage protection
  • Ideally be well acquainted with Environmental Laws
  • Report writing and presentation skills

What's on Offer

  • Competitive total rewards compensation on offer including Health-care and other benefits
  • Exciting opportunity to work for one of a kind project of Global Standards in Saudi Arabia with a vision to be a globally leading Tourism & Heritage destinations
Contact
Zaheen Basheer
Quote job ref
JN-112021-4540122

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Zaheen Basheer
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JN-112021-4540122