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Employment Opportunity : Operations Manager: Harvesting

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Operations Manager: Harvesting

Company: Siyawisa Hlathi

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Operations Manager: Harvesting
GEOGRAPHICAL AREA: Nyalazi and KwaMbonambi

Purpose of the position:  
Reporting to the Managing Director the incumbent in this position will assist with the management of harvesting operations in the respective areas.


  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years experience in a similar position
  • BSc/BTech Degree or Diploma in Forestry
  • Valid drivers license
  • Computer literate
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Entrepreneurship skills (Business skills)
  • Excellent community engagement and social forestry skills
  • In depth knowledge of Harvesting and sound knowledge of ISO, NOSA and FSC principles of management

  • Overall management of the contract to achieved desired results
  • Ensure all activities on APO are completed timeously
  • Meet monthly and annual production budget targets
  • Focus on the harvesting to ensure optimal volume
  • Management and control of company assets
  • Safety, Health and Environment compliance
  • Ensure compliance with ISO, NOSAFSC standards and requirements
  • Manage costs (people, equipment & resource utilization) in line with operational objectives, standards and goals
  • Ensure expenditure is properly recorded and filled (Invoices, cheque (leafs) and card usage) and analyze variance
  • Assist in compiling and drawing up monthly management accounts

Interested candidates can submit their applications to:. siyawisa@mtuba.co.za

Closing Date: 28 July 2017
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