General Manager (Forestry)

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General Manager (Forestry)

Location: Eastern Cape and South Africa
Sector: Forestry
Contract Type: Permanent

This position is only open to South African citizens.

Seniority level: Senior
Experience: 12 – 15 years
Remuneration: Market related
Remuneration: Monthly

Job Description

A well-known company is searching for a General Manager.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Forestry or related would be preferred
  • At least 15 years in an FSC certified commercial forestry plantation environment with management experience in silviculture, harvesting, site/land preparation, planting, on-site nursery, infrastructure development, planning & maintenance (roads & construction)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Solid presentation skills
  • Financial Management
  • Planning and management of the company’s performance
  • Able to manage a diverse group of employees
  • Strong leadership skills

KPA’s

  • Managing landholdings of 76,000ha of which 33,700ha are planted including a large commercial livestock operation
  • Forest Management – i.e. forest research, resource planning, technical services, environmental, conservation, community and stakeholder engagement
  • Effective management of people, service providers, machinery, materials and logistics
  • Strategic, tactical & operational planning
  • Production, cost and revenue planning
  • Log supply operations of 500,000m3 annually

This position is only open to South African citizens.