Manager/ Projects (Coastal & Marine)- National Parks Board @ Singapore Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment


Manager/ Projects (Coastal & Marine)- National Parks Board

Description

At the National Parks Board (NParks), we take pride in conserving our natural heritage and enhancing green spaces for all to enjoy in our City in Nature. We have a multi-talented and highly passionate team that is driven by the goal to create a unique world-class living environment through excellence in biodiversity conservation, greenery and recreation, and veterinary care in partnership with the community. If you share our love for nature and animals, and our zest for innovation and continuous learning, we have the perfect working environment for you.

The Coastal and Marine (C&M) branch of the National Biodiversity Centre, National Parks Board (NParks), aims to provide Singapore with a strong basis to adopt a proactive, balanced and forward-planning approach to CME-related policy, management, and research-direction issues, consistent with its long- term economic and sustainable development goals. This is part of NParks commitment to an inter-agency initiative to strengthen Singapore’s capacity in areas related to the coastal and marine environment and to the conservation of Singapore's marine biodiversity.

Our interdisciplinary team undertakes a broad range of technical and operational projects, including ecology and the environment, coastal dynamics, legislation and regulations, Marine Park operations, management and programming, and other technical areas of coastal and marine environment concern. An external committee of domain experts provides advice on these projects. Publication of results and policy recommendations for the management of the coastal and marine environment are key deliverables of the team. Team members are expected to work collaboratively with each other, and with counterparts working in related areas within NParks and other agencies.

**Key roles:

You will be working closely with other members of the branch to support the following tasks:

  • Monitor and maintain the coral nursery on St John’s Island, specifically to collect data and recommend coral conservation initiatives to enhance the resilience within the Sisters’ Islands Marine Park;
  • Involve in turtle conservation, monitoring and research in Singapore;
  • Engage and interact with a wide range of local stakeholders including Resource Managers, Government Agencies, Academics and Interest Groups;
  • Involve in website management and creating digital content and resources related to marine biology and conservation; and
  • Support the day-to-day operations and organise technical meetings and conferences

**Requirements:

  • Degree in Life Sciences, Marine Biology, Environmental Management or related discipline
  • Preferably with experience in carrying out fieldwork, data analysis and scientific report writing
  • Familiar with Singapore’s marine environment and stakeholder community
  • Possess good writing, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of video, photo editing will be an added advantage

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Successful candidates will be offered a 9-month employment contract.

Location

Singapore

Category

External

Posted

2021-05-14 00:00