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Advertised on: 19 Jun 2022


Mandai Wildlife Group is dedicated to caring for the planet and protecting animals and nature. Conservation education is intrinsic in all interactions with the Group, to inspire action for a healthier world.

 

Mandai Wildlife Group is the steward of Mandai Wildlife Reserve, a unique wildlife and nature destination in Singapore that is home to world-renown wildlife parks which connect visitors to the fascinating world of wildlife. The Group is driving an exciting rejuvenation plan at Mandai Wildlife Reserve, adjacent to Singapore’s Central Catchment Nature Reserve, that will integrate five wildlife parks with distinctive nature-based experiences, green public spaces and an eco-friendly resort.

 

Mandai Wildlife Group advocates for biodiversity, contributes leading wildlife research, develops innovative solutions to promote living sustainably, and collaborates with conservation partners in Singapore and Southeast Asia.

 

The Group provides funding and in-kind support to Mandai Nature for conservation work across Southeast Asia.

 

Mandai Global, an entity that is part of the Group, will establish and operate new lines of business anchored in creating positive outcomes for nature and wildlife.

 

This role sits within the Sustainable Solutions (SS) team. Key responsibility is to support the implementation of Mandai Wildlife Group’s (MWG) Environmental Sustainability Strategy towards its long term goals. This includes working with internal teams, government agencies, industry partners, NGOs and other stakeholders to operationalise sustainable practices across the development and operations.

 

Main duties and responsibilities:

The incumbent will support the development and implementation of sustainability-related programmes and initiatives for MWG.  The key areas of work cover the following:

  • Work with various departments and stakeholders within MWG to incorporate and implement sustainable practices and principles.
  • As the sustainability subject matter expert, provide guidance, advice and content for publications, training modules, visitor programmes etc, and collaborating with all other work streams to incorporate sustainability elements and principles.
  • Support in reporting initiatives viz. annual reports on environmental performance of the organisation, as well as ensuring compliance with relevant statutory requirements.
  • Collaborate with external partners on sustainability projects and programmes that are aligned with MWG’s mission and goals through building partnerships and relationships with key stakeholders viz. government agencies, industry partners, NGOs and international organisations etc.
  • Work with relevant teams to support sustainability-related certifications.
  • Keep abreast of relevant trends and best practices for possible adoption within MWG.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum Degree in Environmental Management, Environmental Sciences/ Engineering. Applicants with other degrees and with relevant experience may also apply;
  • At least 8 - 10 years of experience in related field;
  • Corporate sustainability experience at organisation wide level;
  • Experience in working with external stakeholders such as the government agencies, industry partners and NGOs will be an advantage;
  • Experience in sustainability reporting, certifications such as BCA Green Mark is a plus;
  • Solid appreciation of sustainability principles and issues, planning, programme design and implementation preferred;
  • Passion for resource management (e.g., energy, waste, water etc) and environmental sustainability;
  • Ability to lead and coordinate across internal and external stakeholders, including government agencies to drive implementation of sustainable solutions;
  • Enjoy working with people to influence behavioural change;
  • High degree of initiative, detail-oriented, creative, innovative, with strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.
 


Specialization : Sustainable Solutions
Type of Employment : Permanent
Minimum Experience : 8
Work Location : Corporate Office