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Employment Opportunity : Management Forester (Project Grow) – (S8)

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Management Forester (Project Grow) - (S8)

Sappi Southern Africa Ltd.


To market Forestry and direct the development of emerging farmers and communities to create sustainable forestry enterprises and supply fibre to Sappi markets

  • Coordinate and compile the district Annual Harvesting Plan
  • Lobby Municipality to fix roads
  • Develop a phased harvesting delivery plan for the relevant district
  • Monitor and reconcile with Sales Plan, the monthly sales volumes of each product per plantation to meet market demand
  • Support the development of contractor capacity
  • Advise contractors on harvesting methods, systems and timing of harvesting
  • Advise on safety standards in accordance with the RMS / OSHAct
  • Ensure that timber leaving depot and plantation for mills conforms to the required mill specifications
  • Update grower detail to ensure correct payment
  • Activate grower/contractor accounts on TCS
  • Facilitate rate negotiation between contractors and growers
  • Secure spot timber
  • To ensure that outstanding loans are recovered
  • Ensure that Growers reestablish their crops in the most effective manner
  • Develop a reestablishment APO and nursery seedling order
  • Support the development of contractor/grower capacity for reestablishment
  • Conduct field visits in order to monitor and identify risks so as to ensure quality & cost standards are complied with.

  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to work with others / team work
  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Negotiation
  • Attention to detail
  • Interpersonal Skills

  • National Diploma in Forestry, Agriculture, Horticulture, Environment or Community
  • Up to 5 years relevant experience
  • Valid Code EB (08) driver's license

If you meet the specified requirements please submit a detailed CV online with all relevant information

Closing date for applications: 29 March 2017

Applications to be submitted online: via Sappi Career Page

Sappi career page can be accessed via Sappi global intranet pages or www.sappi.com

For enquires contact: Siyanda Gama, Sappi HR
+27 (0)11 407 8502 or Siyanda.Gama@sappi.com

Sappi is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Should you not have been contacted within 14 days of the closing date of this advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.
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