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Senior Manager - Terrestrial Ecologist

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-5832

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

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.

Client Details
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


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

Job 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

Requirements

* 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

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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Senior Manager salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 52,500

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