Planning Officer

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Ref: 1160921
Nationality: South African
Qualifications: BSc - Forestry
Annual Package Range: R 651 000 - 750 000, per annum
Total Years Experience: 12 Years
Home and other languages: English, Afrikaans
Gender: Male
Ethnicity: Caucasian / White

Planning Officer

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Current / most recent job title?
Planning Officer

1. Primary purpose of current/most recent position:
Maintain forestry database; maintain maps (GPS, aerial photographs); compile and manage enumeration plan; enumeration audits; plantation audits; assist with site species matching; assist with harvesting APO and tactical plan compilation; and write technical reports.

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

  • Data Collection, Management, Analysis and Interpretation
  • Technical Report Writing
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Land Management
  • Attention to Detail
  • Innovation
  • Mentoring

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

  • I am solutions driven, open-minded and creative. I believe that anything is possible. I strive for using all available information to find truly sustainable, big picture solutions to current challenges.
  • I want to work with individuals that believe in Making a Difference.
  • I have over 12 years’ experience in tactical planning within the Forestry Sector; Maintenance of Forest Databases; Mapping; and Providing Decision-makers with Relevant Information.

4. Ideal business title: 
Planning Head, Planning Manager, GIS Solutions Provider.

5. Skill area of competence:
Maintain forestry database; maintain maps (GPS, aerial photographs); compile and manage enumeration plan; enumeration audits; plantation audits; assist with site species matching; assist with harvesting APO and tactical plan compilation; and write technical reports.

6. Career summary:
13 years forestry

7. What do you absolutely love doing?
I am always looking to improve the way things are done, to find solutions that make others’ tasks easier and more efficient, whether it be by modifying current processes or searching for and testing new processes and equipment. I am solutions orientated.

8. Ideal company (culture and values):
Solutions-driven, innovative, sustainable.