Heritage Data Manager

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Carter Murray is partnered with an exciting gigaproject in Riyadh to hire a Heritage Data Manager. The role focuses on candidates with expertise in GIS, ideally within a heritage environment.

The role

  • Provides advice and guidance to the wider team about issues, standards, and best practices associated with heritage recording, documentation, and information management.
  • Draft a system to store all heritage digital data in line with international best practice and manage its implementation
  • Use data management tools to enhance the understanding of the significance of the heritage assets, prioritize actions and inform the decision-making process
  • Coordinate internally and externally to ensure compatibility of data and that digital approaches are aligned across the organisation
  • Support the Heritage Impact Assessment process
  • Draft guidelines on heritage documentation and ensure their enforcement
  • Contributes to and facilitates the recording, documentation, and information management components of projects and is responsible for defining recording and documentation needs for the DGDA Heritage projects in collaboration with the project teams.
  • Identifies external specialist vendors to address project needs and reviews their work on behalf of the project teams.
  • Supervises up to two Technicians who deploy a range of imaging and recording equipment to project teams, provides equipment training, and also creates and processes a variety of digital information media, such as images, videos, maps, and drawings.
  • Contributes addressing the activities of the Architect & Building Surveyor, and closely collaborates with him/her and with the Building Survey team to coordinate the transfer of documentation into a database.
  • Build up a specific GIS database to support the activities of the Heritage Department and provides the necessary follow-up, building up internal capacity to guarantee the continuous update of the database

The requirements

  • 7+ years of experience in GIS
  • Experience within a heritage, environmental or cultural environment (UNESCO etc.)
  • Ability to relocate to Saudi Arabia

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