Senior Training Practitioner Forestry Technic

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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

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    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