Vacancy at zoOceanarium

Date: 2017/10/31


Animal Program & Training Manager position available


Animal Program & Training Manager



zoOceanarium Group specializes in developing and operating world class aquariums, zoos and naturebased science centers. We provide services from concept design to managing daily operations and everything in between. With over 100 full time employees from all over the globe, zoOceanarium Group consists of animal care specialists, animal trainers, veterinarians, design specialists, project managers and operational staff.


zoOceanarium Group is continuing to expand their team and looking to recruit a talented Animal Program & Training Manager for an exciting new facility in the United Arab Emirates. As the Animal Program & Training Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the development and implementation across several projects. You will be required to develop world class animal presentations, demonstrations and interactions across several locations with a variety of species. Experience with birds, small mammals and invertebrates is essential (big cat experience advantageous).




Competitive salary with housing stipend

26 days of vacation plus 10 to 14 public holidays per year

One round trip flight to your home country every year, after the completion of 2 years

Company covers all work permits, residence visas & health insurance

Assistance with school fees for school age children

Continued education reimbursement & fantastic opportunity for career growth

Position Requirements:


+5 years management experience managing small team

Experience working with birds, small mammals & invertebrates essential

Experience with animal training is essential

Excellent public speaking and presentation skills

Good organizational and communication skills

Must be able to work in a dynamic multi-cultural team

Willing to work shifts (early mornings and late nights)


Please send a one-page cover letter with your resume to


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