(Assistant) Conservation Officer

Kadoorie Conservation China Department

Responsibilities:

  • To contribute to the conceptualization, implementation and monitoring of biodiversity conservation projects
  • To carry out fieldwork in Mainland China and elsewhere as and when needed
  • To help build the capacity, motivation and effectiveness of our partners
  • To collect, analyse and manage data of projects and field surveys
  • To support environmental education and sustainable agriculture projects/ activities related to our conservation projects    

Requirements

  • Commitment to the mission, vision and values of KFBGC
  • Bachelor of Science degree related to conservation biology, ecology, zoology, botany, biology, or environmental science
  • Experience in biodiversity fieldwork, conservation project or protected area management is preferred
  • Candidates with lower qualifications and experience will be considered as an Assistant Conservation Officer
  • Proficiency in written and spoken Putonghua, Cantonese and English
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge in GIS and multimedia production would be an advantage
  • Good people skills and good understanding of conservation issues in Mainland China
  • High level of initiative and ability to work under limited supervision and under pressure
  • Multi-tasking ability is essential
  • Physically fit for outdoor work and willing to visit rural communities
  • Frequent travel to China and elsewhere is required
  • Open minded and recognize the validity of all spiritual paths.


Interested parties, please send your detailed C.V. (with expected salary) and a short essay (on relevant experience and reasons for interest in the post) to the Human Resources Manager, Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden Corporation, Lam Kam Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong or email to kfjobs@kfbg.org