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Conservation Officer
Kadoorie Conservation China Programme

Major responsibilities

This is an individual contributor role. The incumbent will be reported to the Conservation Manager.

  • To assist in the conceptualization, development, implementation and monitoring of KCC biodiversity conservation projects.
  • To coordinate and carry out fieldwork in Hong Kong and mainland China.
  • To collect, analyse and manage data of field biodiversity surveys.
  • To compile field data and write reports, scientific papers related to KCC conservation projects.
  • To build the capacity, motivation and effectiveness of KCC partners in mainland China and elsewhere.
  • To support awareness-raising programmes and other community engagement activities related to the conservation projects.
  • To represent KFBG and KCC at local and international conferences and workshops when appropriate to share the work and results of the KCC projects.
  • Other assignments and ad hoc events when necessary assigned by direct line of report.
Job Requirements
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in or related to Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Zoology, Botany, Conservation Biology, and/or Forest Conservation.
  • Minimum of two years of relevant work experience.
  • Good knowledge of the fauna of Hong Kong and South China.
  • Experience in biodiversity survey, biodiversity conservation project or protected area management is preferred.
  • Proficient in written Chinese and English, and fluent in Putonghua, Cantonese and English.
  • Skills in GIS or wildlife photography would be an advantage.
  • Good communication skills with ability to work in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team.
  • Physically fit and comfortable working outdoors in a range of weather conditions for extended periods.
  • Frequent travel to mainland China and elsewhere is required.
  • A valid driving license would be an advantage.


Application Method

Interested parties should send your CV stating current/last salary, expected salary and availability, as well as a short essay or cover letter detailing their reasons for applying for this post, to the People & Culture Department, Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden Corporation, Lam Kam Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong or via email at