Risten Development Company Nigeria Limited

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Risten Development Company Nigeria Limited is a wholly Nigerian owned oil and gas service company that provides quality technical services in Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea.

Job Description

  • Scope, design and plan herpetology survey programmes to industry best practice.
  • Coordinate, manage and mentor a team of field-based herpetologists.
  • Plan and allocate staff resources to projects to complete ongoing and forecasted workload.
  • Input on and assist with the compilation of successful tenders to win work in a competitive market.
  • Research and implement best-practice herpetology survey techniques and guidance for use in all work undertaken.
  • Review ongoing field survey results and interpret for interim presentation to clients and with final project outputs in mind.
  • Build strong relationships with clients, authorities and stakeholders, and proactively manage the client relationships to deliver the level of customer service expected.,
  • Drive the adoption of the most efficient survey and data management techniques, including by using technology for capturing and recording field survey data.
  • Guide and review reports prepared by other Herpetology team members and write report inputs commensurate with your level of expertise as Principal Herpetologist.
  • Undertake specialist herpetology fieldwork commensurate with your level of expertise, as required in the fulfillment of the Principal Herpetologist’s role.

Job Requirement:

  • A third-level qualification in Ecology, Environmental or Natural Sciences, or other related fields that give the candidate the necessary skills to fulfill the role.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ post-graduate experience in fulfilling similar functions or in a similar consultancy or professional role.
  • Experience of undertaking research projects in the field of herpetology, and utilizing or developing best-practice survey guidelines.
  • Experience of technical/scientific report writing.
  • A proven track record at building long-term professional relationships with clients and key herpetology stakeholders.
  • To already be or to be working towards becoming a person of recognized standing in the herpetology community.
  • Commercially-savvy and business-minded.
  • Demonstrable ability to manage the busy and varied workload of a busy team of herpetologists

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Risten Development Company Nigeria Limited

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Oil&Gas / Mining / Energy

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years