Programs Manager

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Programs Manager

Join the team of WZC in Egypt!

Worldwide Zoo Consultants are a growing company dedicated to designing, developing and managing zoological facilities around the world. Our teams are made up of animal care specialists, animal trainers, veterinarians, project managers and zoo consultants from all backgrounds. All working to provide paramount animal welfare and unique educational opportunities for guests through a variety of animal attractions and programs.

As the Programs Manager for Worldwide Zoo Consultants, I am excited to announce that our organization has secured the management consultancy for the Giza Zoo. This encompasses the comprehensive oversight of all elements within the specified scope of work. In this exciting venture, we look forward to establishing a close collaboration with our esteemed local partners. The crucial role of the Programs Manager will be situated in Egypt, functioning as a dedicated representative of our team and seamlessly coordinating with the local Management team. Our collective goal is to ensure the prosperity and success of Giza Zoo, leveraging our expertise and fervor for wildlife to craft an unparalleled experience for both visitors and animals alike.

The Program Manager will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating multiple projects within an organization. You will serve as the main point of contact for all stakeholders involved in the program and ensure that projects are delivered successfully, on time, and within budget. Your role will require a combination of leadership, strategic thinking, and excellent communication skills.

  • Manage, support, and supervise all staff within their section to ensure the highest level of safety, courtesy, education, efficiency, and operational readiness at all times.
  • Design, plan, and deliver training programs, for internal staff training & development and school children programs.
  • Develop a learning program to match the national curriculum.
  • Responsible for the program planning – from development to delivery.
  • Manage the information and education signs within the zoo, ensuring they are correct, and up to date, and inform maintenance if damaged or need cleaning etc.
  • Develop conservation messages and information to enhance people’s understanding and the importance of animal and wildlife conservation along with the Zoo Director.
  • Develop and oversee the ranger guides and the content of information they use to inform and educate the visitors.
  • Develop a range of educational material including props that can be used within the zoo to educate the visitors, including touch tables, presentations, posters, brochures, banners, workbooks, handouts and interactive materials etc.
  • Adapt material for different age groups for staff and educational purposes.
  • Train educators, guides and rangers to effectively educate visitors.
  • Develop animal training programs, animal enrichment programs and continue education of area staff along with the Operations Manager / General Curator.
  • Develop educative animal interaction programs.
  • Work with the Zoo Director to market and promote the zoo, locally, nationally and internationally.
  • Coordinate events, VIP interactions and animal handling experiences along with the Operations Manager / General Curator.
  • Arabic to English and English to Arabic translation of documents and meeting dictation.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • 5 years + experience with a biology/zoology teaching background with recognized qualifications.
  • Competency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience managing large multicultural teams.
  • Exceptional leadership skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, Arabic essential
  • Experience managing departmental budgets.
  • Creative problem solver.

Why Worldwide Zoo Consultants (WZC)?:

At WZC, we are renowned for our unwavering commitment to delivering top-tier service and expertise to our clients. Drawing upon our extensive experience and strong affiliations with globally esteemed zoological organizations such as WAZA, AZA, EAZA, and ZAA, we bring unparalleled knowledge and passion to every project.

About Worldwide Zoo Consultants (WZC):

Worldwide Zoo Consultants is a global leader specializing in the creation, development, and management of a wide spectrum of specialized animal facilities and projects. Our portfolio spans from the design and management of zoological parks, public aquariums, and animal sanctuaries to the curation of living museums and the establishment of immersive, animal-based educational centers.

Join us in this exciting opportunity to contribute to the management and operations of a world-class animal facility in the heart of Saudi Arabia.

Please send a one-page cover letter with your resume to with the position you are applying for in the subject line.

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