Allen & York are proud to be working with a leading international development organisation based in the Middle East, on a world class project to provide strategic vision and leadership in the Environmental Science Division with a strong element of Marine habitat management.
Working to develop the very best standards in regenerative tourism the organisation is creating luxury beachfront developments amid stunning scenery and coastal habitats to create a life changing experience.
As an experienced Environmental professional with a passion for the worlds natural environment the role of Executive Director will provide opportunity to significantly influence and develop best practice working with senior stakeholders internally and externally.
This newly created role will establish, foster, and sustain scientific partnerships with internationally recognised scientists and institutions. lead research and implementation to achieve carbon neutrality; enhance marine and near shore ecosystems including mangrove, seagrass, coral reef, and native terrestrial vegetation habitats and associated biodiversity.
Key aspects of the role will be to direct the implementation of the business plan and strategic agenda, ensure work of the Environment & Monitoring Division is carried out efficiently and lead and manage the budget.
Candidates will have worked at a senior level and have gained upwards of 10 years career experience working in environmental research, monitoring, science and conservation.
Candidates must have a PhD in Marine Biology, Oceanography or Ecology, or a related subject and be an experienced and certified scientific diver with a strong track record of published papers.
To be considered for this exceptional role, in the first instance, please email your interest to
All applications are reviewed and appraised upon receipt. We regret that due to the high number of applications anticipated for this role should you not receive contact within 14 days of application please assume you have been unsuccessful for this position.