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NEOM was picked as the task's true name with the backing of the Establishing Board; it is a genuine portrayal of NEOM's objective and the truth that will be accomplished - Allah willing - to assist with making a brilliant future for people in the future.

Manager Strategic Planning Sustainability Job  in NEOM City, Saudi Arabia

NEOM  – NEOM City, Saudi Arabia

  • Job Location:-NEOM City, Saudi Arabia
  • Company:- NEOM 
  • Education: –Postgraduate degree in Sustainability Management, Food Safety, and/or Risk Analysis.
  • Gender:- Male / Female      Saudi national a plus
  • Number of Vacant Positions:- Not Mentioned
  • Salary:- Negotiable
  • Job Type:- Full-Time
  • Job ID:- 10230
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About NEOM 

This is the means by which NEOM was made and how its maker, His Imperial Height, Crown Ruler Mohammed container Salman, imagined it when he laid out its establishments to be the future, a power of progression and change, even before it was even sent off. Along these lines, it was imagined that “what’s to come” would be laced with NEOM’s crucial personality, name, values, and vision. Therefore, NEOM is… For the future and for what’s to come.

His Imperial Height Ruler Mohammed receptacle Salman, the Crown Sovereign and Executive of the NEOM Directorate examined and considered by individuals from the undertaking’s Establishing Board as well as experts and experts nearby an OK name for such a venture with an overall viewpoint. The quest for a name to impart the personality and imagery of this fantastic project was one of the planned things when the Board held its underlying gatherings to examine associated issues; HRH saw that the term communicates the social and civilizational character of the venture’s comprehensiveness. There were various discussions with respect to the name’s significance and the way that it should catch the venture’s overall personality, the human angle, and phenomenal aspiration.

Preceding arranging and testing the arrangements of names proposed by the counseling group, the genuine name assignment venture began with the meaning of standards, characteristics, and conditions, all of which bear an unmistakable and strong vision for choice. As per the measures and guidelines, the rundown of 2,000 names was additionally sliced to 150 names, then, at that point, to five names. In any case, not a single one of them was picked or acknowledged.

Consequently, NEOM was picked as the task’s true name with the backing of the Establishing Board; it is a genuine portrayal of NEOM’s objective and the truth that will be accomplished – Allah willing – to assist with making a brilliant future for people in the future. From there on out, the NEOM lights have crested through the sky, declaring a splendid sunrise, a confident future, and a prosperous living in a land made by the person to serve all humankind.

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Job Title -Manager Strategic Planning Sustainability Jobs in NEOM City, Saudi Arabia

Responsibilities :


    Core Functional



    The Manager will develop strategies and action plans to safeguard NEOM’s food supply over the medium- and long-term and amidst potential supply disruptions. In particular, the Manager will be required to:


    Develop Food Security Strategy and Initiatives

    • Contribute to the development of a 5-year Strategic Plan for the NEOM Food Authority to meet its mandates and respond to emerging challenges and opportunities in food security.
    • Identify medium- to long-term risks and opportunities for NEOM’s food supply and propose policies and initiatives to address them.
    • Oversee development of crisis preparedness, management, and response processes for the NEOM Food Authority.
    • Conduct business continuity planning and scenario and contingency planning for various potential disruptions to NEOM’s food supply or safety.
    • In collaboration with stakeholders, model the evolution of food demand and supply in NEOM, and have regulatory oversight of long-term capacity planning for imported and locally grown food.
    • Collaborate with Saudi agencies on food security matters (e.g., General Food Security Authority; GFSA).
    • Propose and implement initiatives to improve food security, in coordination with stakeholders (e.g., initiatives on reducing food loss and waste, enhancing consumers’ nutritional intake).
    • Identify and monitor food security indicators/metrics in NEOM (e.g., strategic stockpiles, consumption levels, price of vital commodities).
    • Develop and maintain a framework/dashboard for food security reporting.
    • Create an R&D agenda on important food security/food sustainability topics.


    Sustainability Role:


    • Coordinate with field inspectors to assess and document food business compliance with environmental protection guidelines.
    • Analyze and communicate identified environmental risks or opportunities and propose responses.
    • Develop a regulatory framework to facilitate development of smart food technologies and incentivize R&D on sustainable agri-food innovations (e.g., regenerative farming, water-efficient food production).
    • Identify, implement, and monitor KPIs related to food sustainability and environmental protection, considering relevant Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) metrics and UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
    • Coordinate with the NEOM Environment Department in design of regulatory requirements for FBOs.
    • Design incentives to support sustainable food business initiatives (e.g., circular economy initiatives, food loss and waste management prevention techniques, organic agriculture and environment-positive aquaculture, eco-friendly packaging, and energy-efficient mobility for food delivery).


    Effectively Manage the Unit

    • Take full ownership of all Office operations.
    • Establish and validate periodic goals, track, and monitor KPIs, and propose enhancements.
    • Provide and analyze activity reporting and communicate results to the Divisional Head, Strategy, Risk and Policies.
    • Maintain knowledge of relevant national and international legislative requirements to undertake the above duties.


    Transitional Activities for Developing Function Readiness The Manager will undertake several transitory activities to operate key functions and bring the unit toward its end state. In particular:


    • Develop and implement transition plans to activate the Office on-time and on-budget.
    • Track and communicate progress with the Head of Food Department.
    • Develop effective working practices and procedures to run the unit and to communicate with key points of contact.

Educational requirements:

  • Postgraduate degree in Sustainability Management, Food Safety, and/or Risk Analysis.

Experience requirements:

  • 10+ years’ experience in an analytical role related to food safety, environmental protection, resource management, or similar.
  • Experience in a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) country is an asset, but not an absolute requirement.

Desired Skills:

  • Excellent research, analysis, communication, and management skills.
  • A track record of executing positive sustainable change is an undeniable asset.
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills.


  • Ability to think both strategically and operationally.
  • Self-starter, proactive, able to deal with ambiguity and adapt to rapid change.
  • Action-oriented and pragmatic.
  • Purpose-driven and pioneering mindset.



Will be negotiated



Will be negotiated


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