Senior Manager - Terrestrial Ecologist

International Permanent
  • Exciting opportunity with a Governmental organization in Saudi Arabia
  • Looking at Terrestrial Ecology with a new Tourism & Heritage destination entity

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

The Terrestrial Ecologist will be responsible for setting up and managing terrestrial natural scientific research systems and studies (fauna, flora and land-based ecosystems), recovery and rehabilitation, sustainable reintroductions.

Duties - including but not limited to

  • Continually review relevant studies and reports.
  • Work with and manage consultants.
  • Distil and report facts and findings most informative to the Integrated Development Management Plan for the land and its zonation plans.
  • Analyse and establish terrestrial environmental best practise benchmarks
  • Design and implement short-term, medium-term and long-term studies on species, habitat, climate and all related methodologies and budget requirements.
  • Formulate environmental rehabilitation and ecological restoration plans including related programs and budgets.
  • Conduct baseline studies, game counts and species census data gathering and update all species lists - birds, plants, reptiles, amphibians etc.
  • Resolve detailed plans for re-introduction of locally extinct, endemic species - including related programs and budgets.
  • Develop species-specific management plans and monitoring systems.
  • Monitor the health and condition of all threatened and high priority species and initiate appropriate action to remediate if / when necessary.
  • Map and monitor vegetation and habitat types on the and changes over time.
  • Review and comment on regional, urban and special project development plans

The Successful Applicant

  • Honours Degree or Master's Degree in Natural Science / Ecology
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in the same or similar field
  • In-depth knowledge of research and monitoring methods and their application
  • Proven publication record is a plus
  • In-depth knowledge of conservation practices and principles.
  • The ability to integrate science and practical management practices
  • Hands-on experience with environmental restoration and rehabilitation
  • Field work experience

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-112021-4540334

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Zaheen Basheer
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JN-112021-4540334