Operations Manager North (Ref: KHOMN)

Position in the Business and Management sector in Weza, Harding KZN - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Monday 7 December 2020
Job Description:

My client, large Timer/Forestry concern, seeks suitably qualified candidate to optimize profitability and return on investment

Please email application through to

Main job function

Not limited to:

Be responsible for the overall management of both sawmill and forestry operation in region

Managing the forest responsibilities and that of sawmilling / processing in order to ensure that the highest returns on these business assets are achieved

Improve stumpage within the plantation



BSC in Wood Science and Forestry or equivalent



o   Must have a minimum of 15 years’ experience within the processing and optimising environment on sawn lumber, as well as the appropriate technical expertise.

o   Must have Forestry experience and must have worked and been exposed to the marketing of logs, sustainable forestry practice and versed in the introduction of new technology.

Must have a strong safety focus and culture and be able to demonstrate the successful safety performance in their previous roles.

Will be required to exhibit a willingness to play a mentorship role with specific deliverables, and to be well versed in succession planning


15 years demonstrated/proven experience at managerial level

Strong leadership, above average computer and inter personal / team building skills are essential

Strong safety knowledge and background



A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Kay Henderson