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