REGIONAL FORESTRY MANAGER - Mozambique
Our client in South Africa, Pretoria is urgently looking to employ a competent Regional Forestry Manager for their branch in Mozambique, Messica.
Must be a Mozambique Citizen
Qualifications and Experience
4 year BSc Degree in Forestry
8-10 years’ experience in Forestry of which at least 3 years at a Senior Management level
Master’s Degree in Forestry / Business Administration / Business Leadership will be an added advantage
Mozambique Citizen / Fluently speak / write English and Portuguese
Valid drivers’ licence
Duties and Responsibility
Plan, direct, coordinate and account for implementation of activities at the highest level of management, with the contribution of managers and employees.
Ensure that is well positioned in its industry and amongst its stakeholders; and that a conducive environment is created for employees to perform and grow.
Develop, drive and execute Forestry and Processing Plans in order to maximize profitability and efficiency for the Operations.
Increase financial value for operations.
Develop, manage and oversee implementation of the product innovation plan for operations.
Develop, manage and oversee the implementation of tactical and operational plans.
Develop, manage and oversee the execution of the Annual Plan of Operation (APO) for planting, thinning, pruning and harvesting operations.
Analyse monthly benchmarking data and reports received from the above entities, as well as international publications and market intelligence service providers.
Conduct strategic and other presentations to GM : Operations, EXCO, the Board and Shareholder, when requested.
Manage and oversee trading activities where operations procures lumber and related products from external suppliers and sell same to compliment own production;
Manage and oversee consignment stock agreements and monitor share of the lumber market.
Ensure product deliveries in accordance to the sales plans and allocations.
Manage operations to achieve the budgeted results by optimal use of resources (equipment, people, funding)
Manage and oversee operations (core operations) to achieve the budgeted results utilizing resources efficiently and profitable.
Develop and oversee asset plan and ensure implementation of appropriate controls.
Monitor, oversee and ensure efficient management of growing stock.
Monitor, oversee and ensure efficient management of moveable and immoveable assets.
Facilitate FSC certification of plantations in and ensure it is maintained once certified.
Oversee and ensure maintenance of TUP areas of less than 3%
Manage and oversee the maintenance of the risk strategic and operational register for all operations;
Manage and oversee the implementation of the risk mitigating measures
Manage and oversee the implementation of appropriate action / s to prevent repeat findings from internal and / or external audits.
Ensure succession planning of key and critical positions within and other talent management interventions.
Lead, coach and develop high performance middle / junior management team
Please send your CV to office profapp.co.za
For attention Muriel Botha