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    Ref: 1171353
    Nationality: Nigerian
    Qualifications: BSc - Forestry and Msc Forestry
    Annual Package Range: NGN 4.1 mil - 4.5 mil, per annum
    Total Years Experience: 12 - 15 years
    Home and other languages: English
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African / Black

    Project Officer (Forestry)

    Online Interview Questions

    Current / most recent job title?
    Project Officer

    1. Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

    • Management of projects
    • Supervision of staff
    • Preparing of annual reports
    • Conduct training for farmers and staff
    • Research and development
    • Conservation of wildlife, trees and wetlands
    • Farm management and development

    2. Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

    • Silviculture operations
    • Nursery management
    • Coordination of staff and farmers

    3. Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

    • Honesty
    • Hardworking
    • Integrity with zealous mind
    • Team work to achieved targets and goals

    4. Ideal business title: 
    Project and farm management

    5. Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

    • Record keeping
    • Proper accountability of farm produce sales, for example; cassava, plantain and banana

    6. Skill area of competence:
    Computer Microsoft

    7. Career summary:

    • 15 years Forestry and wildlife management
      12 years Project management

    8. Achievements:

    • Solution to logistics issues, compared to to the past
    • Breaking of dormancy of Allanblackia seeds, using vegetative propagation methods, which reduced from 12 months to 4 months, which percentage rate of 85%, to saved over $1.5 for the Agency.

    9. What do you absolutely love doing?

    • Farming
    • Travelling
    • Gardening

    10. Ideal company (culture and values):

    • A good and zealous mind team
    • Eco friendly environment
    • Non discriminatory office
    • Best office practices

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      Ref: 1159265
      Nationality: South African
      Qualifications: Msc Forestry
      Annual Package Range: ZAR 651 000 - 750 000, per annum
      Total Years Experience: 11 to 15 years
      Home and other languages: English, Afrikaans
      Gender: Male
      Ethnicity: Caucasian / White

      Senior Training Practitioner Forestry Technic

      Online Interview Questions

      Current / most recent job title?
      Senior Training Practitioner Forestry Technical

      1. Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

      • Provide technical advice, mentoring, monitoring and co-ordination of forestry technical training.
      • Facilitate forestry training and assess
      • Moderate POE’s
      • Liaise with strategic partners
      • Qualification development

      2. Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

      • Team co-ordination
      • Budget management
      • Monitoring, evaluation, customer engagement

      3. Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

      I would describe myself as a saturated sponge. I absorb knowledge, and love to share it through lecturing, policy formulation, auditing, advisory boards, technical notes, etc.

      4. Ideal business title:

      • Lecturer Forestry
      • Forestry Technical Advisor
      • Consultant
      • Forestry Certification Specialist
      • Forestry Development Manager
      • Environmental Manager

      5. Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

      • Provision of effective and dependable technical guidance in forestry development.
      • Lecturing and student supervision (post grad).

      6. Skill area of competence:

      • Complex problem solving
      • Critical thinking
      • Creativity
      • People management
      • Coordinating with others
      • Emotional intelligence
      • Judgement and decision making
      • Service orientation
      • Cognitive Flexibility
      • Negotiation

      7. Career summary:

      • 3 years forester (Harvesting and Silviculture)
      • 3 years Forestry enterprise development/community development (FED)
      • 5 years forestry technical training

      8. Achievements: 

      Since my team of facilitators are required to travel to our vastly dispersed plantations, I co-ordinate their efforts and travel to ensure minimal travel and maximum delivery

      9. What do you absolutely love doing?

      • Learning and sharing knowledge
      • Auditing, evaluating performance against standards

      10. Ideal company (culture and values):

      • Forestry multinational
      • University
      • Environmental NGO
      • Certification/standards body
      • The organisation will be driven, proactive, socially conscious, community focused, transformational, honest, reliable, transparent

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        Ref: 1159544
        Nationality: Mexican
        Qualifications: Msc Forestry
        Annual Package Range: USD 0.00 - 150 000, per annum
        Total Years Experience: 27 Years
        Home and other languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese
        Gender: Male
        Ethnicity: Latino

        Agricultural Advisor

        Online Interview Questions

        Current / most recent job title?
        Agricultural Advisor

        1. Primary purpose of current/most recent position:
        To elaborate technical proposal with strategic crops that could reactivate the State primary sector. Nowadays I have finished a technical proposal for native maize and coconut; both crops are completely relevant because could be developed with small farmers.

        2. Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

        • First, the organization must be clear and well-defined about their goals and achievements to reach in the short and long terms.
        • Second, Strategic planning should be developed to evaluate the human and economical resources available in order to reach achievements defined by the organization. If necessary, to include in the program additional requirements.
        • Third, to analyze and careful review that every profile matches with the job position description; otherwise try to find the proper personnel to achieve the goals defined by the company.
        • Fourth, be clear with the board OR directors about the support required to reduce the learning curve especially when you are starting any project.

        3. Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

        • With more than twenty years of experience I really enjoy my profession.
        • I am a committed & honest person, capable to work in different environments. I have a strong passion to help people (communities and organizations) trying all the time to find the proper solutions in the different projects developed.
        • I am creative and self-motivated, all the time like to create strategic teams to drive them in the way to achieve outstanding goals, always focusing on cost efficiency goals.
        • I like challenges and all the time solving problems, frequently through the use of innovations.
          Currently, I am looking for an opportunity overseas.

        4. Ideal business title:

        • Forestry Director
        • Project Manager
        • General Manager
        • Forestry Manager

        5. Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

        • Managerial
        • Coaching
        • Budgeting
        • Leadership
        • R&D
        • Investment

        6. Skill area of competence:

        • Agroforestry
        • Tree breding
        • Forestry nursery management
        • Land valuation & procurement

        7. Career summary:

        • 10 years in R&D forestry and Palm oil.
        • 10 years in managerial, Forestry.
        • 7 years as forestry and crops adviser.

        8. Achievements:

        • Almost all the time I have had the opportunity of saving money and resources, because it´s part of the spirit of working in areas such as R&D, in this area we add value for the companies.
        • In a practical way working in nurseries I helped develop a rooting scheme with pines, reaching more than 90% of efficiency and reducing cost production compared with seedlings. For the same company I reduced losses changing the species initially proposed, because those were not suitable for the local weather conditions.
        • For a teak company, I improved the quality of their plantations through the use of clonal material from different sources, today is the base of Its expansion.
        • I reduced the investment risk for an African company that was building a first world class laboratory, but with the lack of evidence about which kind of genetic material they were going to propagate in the lab. A terrible weakness. In addition, I strongly suggested to hire an international technical team to support all the strategic areas in the different projects managed by this group.

        9. What do you absolutely love doing?

        • I really enjoy supervising field activities, It is the best way to ensure that everything is doing well and find opportunity gaps in the organization.
        • I love to integrate all the different areas of any project, in order to find and integral solution for specific problems.
          I enjoy starting projects because give me the opportunity to be involved since the beginning trying to reduce the risks.

        10. Ideal company (culture and values):

        • I am multicultural, like to work in companies with:
          • Integrity
          • Leadership
          • Trust
          • Innovation
          • Teamwork

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          Ref: 1160125
          Nationality: South African
          Qualifications: Msc Forestry
          Annual Package Range: R 651 000 - 750 000, per annum
          Total Years Experience: 6 to 10 years
          Home and other languages: Afrikaans, English
          Gender: Male
          Ethnicity: Caucasian / White

          Specialist: Wood/Lumber (MSc Forestry, Wood Product Science)

          Online Interview Questions

          Current / most recent job title?
          Specialist: Wood/Lumber

          1. Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

          • Research and development with a focus on wood.
          • Wood quality in tree breeding
          • Down stream wood product development
          • Consult internally on all aspects relating to wood (sawmilling, biomass, wood markets, competition, value addition etc.)

          2. Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

          • Conduct Research
          • Write reports
          • Provide technical advice
          • Provide market intelligence
          • Oversee research projects at universities
          • Engage with government departments on policy and funding models

          3. Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:
          I would like to work in a business development role where I could use the extensive an holistic picture I have for the forestry/wood/lumber industry and create diverse and robust businesses that effectively compete from market share in Southern Africa as well as trade globally. I have the qualifications, people skills and knowledge of products and markets to make this happen.

          4. Ideal business title:
          New Business Development Manager

          5. Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

          • Innovation
          • Market intelligence
          • New business ventures
          • Business expansion

          6. Skill area of competence:

          • Market Research
          • Logistics
          • Supply chain management

          7. Career summary:

          • 2.5 Years agricultural commodity trading, logistics, supply chains and marketing
          • 6 Years research and development in wood quality and tree breeding, wood product development, market research, carbon accounting, wood biomass.

          8. Achievements: 
          Available on request

          9. What do you absolutely love doing?

          • Strategizing
          • Learning about new information
          • Working on a high level with decision makers.

          10. Ideal company (culture and values):
          Any company with highly a qualified and experienced executive management group. Emphasis on innovation and smart business expansion.