Manager Conservation & Management Planning


About this job

  • Industry: Traffic, City & Urban Planning
  • Area of expertise: Health, Safety, Environmental & Quality
  • Location: Tabuk

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 45
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Thursday, 27 January 2022

About this role: Manager Conservation & Management Planning

About this role: Manager Conservation & Management Planning

We are currently recruiting for our client in Saudi Arabia, Neom. “Saudi Arabia is building a futuristic mega-city called Neom deep in a desert bordering the Red Sea. The state has pledged at least $500 billion to make it happen, and is soliciting further investment. Neom is a planned cross-border city in the Tabuk Province of northwestern Saudi Arabia. It is planned to incorporate smart city technologies and also function as a tourist destination.

  • Position: Manager, Conservation and Planning;
  • Sector: Land Conservation;
  • Role Purpose;
  • To manage our client's Nature Region Land Conservation Planning, including;
  • Client's Nature Region-wide (Land) conservation planning for rewilding, regreening, recharging aquifers initiatives;
  • Coordinating the Client's Nature Region Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan development and implementation;
  • Coordinating conservation planning and management plan development and implementation for specific terrestrial conservation area zones;
  • Coordinating the evaluation of Land Use proposals in the Nature Region;
  • Leading the development of the land use and activity permit process for the Nature Region;
  • Working with Nature Region team to plan and implement rewilding, regreening, habitat restoration, and recharging aquifer initiatives;
  • Plan and coordinate the long-term ecological monitoring program for client's Nature Region;
  • Contribute as needed to Nature Region conservation and management activities.




  • 20 years+ experience in conservation planning, including the development of biodiversity strategies and action plans, ecoregion conservation strategies, and protected area networks;
  • 20 years+ experience in developing and implementing Protected Area Management Plans;
  • Experience in evaluating climate change impacts and integrating adaptation strategies into conservation management and planning;
  • 20 years+ experience with effectively mitigating development impacts on biodiversity and ecosystems;
  • 20 years+ experience in developing and implementing species conservation and recovery plans for endangered species, including ungulates and larger carnivores;
  • 15 years+ experience with evaluating and enhancing ecological connectivity at local and regional scales;
  • 20 years+ experience with GIS applications for conservation spatial modeling and planning;
  • 15+ years of experience in evaluating conservation and development proposals in terms of benefits, costs, and impacts;
  • 20+ years of experience working with government agencies, scientists, protected area managers;
  • Experience with migratory species issues and conservation management, including regional networks of Flyway sites for migratory birds;
  • Strong leadership skills and proven ability to simultaneously manage a wide number of different functional areas and multiple staff;
  • A publication record in peer-reviewed technical conservation/ecology/biology journals exceeding 60 publications;
  • Have good skills in project management including proposals, scope of work, managing contractors, budgeting, projections, reporting, and communications;
  • A creative and agile approach to workplace challenges, able to adapt and find solutions to rapidly changing conditions and challenges;
  • A proven ability to motivate staff and provide appropriate developmental opportunities that increase operational performance.

How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact May Ann Panganiban Masaga via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

May Ann Panganiban Masaga
Brunel Energy Qatar Doha
+974 4040 3434

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