Ecologist Nature Reserves Monitoring Manager Job

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Date: Sep 18, 2023

Location: AlUla, SA

Company: The Royal Commission for AlUla


  1. Job Purpose

Manage the implementation of developed plans, policies, procedures, and instructions required for sustainability, protection, and operation of AlUla, Khaybar & Tayma Nature Reserves. Oversee the care, maintenance, and recovery activities applied to the wildlife and natural heritage of the reserves.


  1. Key Duties and Responsibilities

Functional Responsibilities


Contribute to the development of the vision, objectives, and strategies, and develop action plans for the management of all AlUla, Khaybar & Tayma nature reserves, based on assessments of the features, monuments, environment, areas, and landscapes of each reserve.


Ensure the implementation of reserve plans, policies, procedures, and instructions to protect, sustain, and conserve the natural resources, wildlife habitats, and the wildlife within the reserves.


Manage and monitor all preventive, interceptive, and emergency programs and initiatives that are required for maintaining and protecting the reserves’ wildlife, and natural heritage.


Provide recommendations for the design of the reserves’ infrastructure to ensure that the design and construction are compatible with the authenticity and integrity of the sites


Ensure that the safety and health inspections are continuously executed on wildlife, and nature heritage and ensure permanent provision of proper environment conditions.


Ensure high standards of customer service, health, and safety for visitors of the AlUla nature reserves in line with established international best practices and in cooperation with the visitor services department.


Manage and oversee the implementation of projects, events, and programs that are applied at the reserve sites and ensure the provision of support services required to implement these projects and events.


Provide continuous coordination and consultation to support the implementation of all guidelines and policies related to the management and protection of AlUla, Khaybar & Tayma nature reserves.

Managerial Responsibilities


Provide input to the sector’s strategy from the Department's or Section's perspective in line with RCU's overall vision and mission.


Develop the Department's or Section's objectives, KPIs, and annual operational plans and ensure plan execution is meeting the targets


Contribute to the preparation of the Department's or Section's annual budget and monitor the financial performance of the Department or Section.


Implement and execute the Department's or Section's policies and procedures. Oversee the overall performance of the section and ensure KPIs are well developed, cascaded, communicated and monitored.


Ensure effective staffing, professional development, and deployment of staff of the Department or Section in consultation with the Sector Executive or (Executive) Director.


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