Position: FOREST OFFICER.
Deadline: 12 May 2018.
Date posted: 01 May 2018.
requires a very qualified and experienced, results oriented forestry
practitioner whose role will be to consult, analyse, advise, plan, coordinate
and actively manage the implementation of the forestation plan and related projects in liaison and
cooperation with the existing Forestation Division Manager and other staffs, to ensure the success in regard to all required targets.
and helps in formulating forest plans, policies and programs in accordance with
forest Master plan and periodical/yearly plan
- Forest plantation like afforestation, reforestation, social
and community forestry, etc
and leads subordinate staff to patrol forest areas from illegal activities such
as poaching, fishing, illegal transit of timber and minor forest products, land
encroachment etc., control
forest fires outbreak and ensure compliance with Forest Policy, Forest Act,
Rules and Regulations including Government directives through circulars.
periodical/yearly plans and programs
community and social forestry plans, and technical report, etc.
and monitors the hierarchy of staff on the behalf or absence of the Forestation Division Manager
legal advice in compounding and settlement of forest offence cases
achieve in-depth familiarity with the objectives and targets of the forestation plan and
- To be
able to think effectively and ‘outside the box’ where necessary, in critically
analyzing all aspects of the existing plans and implementation methodologies of
the forestation plan and related projects, and to develop and propose solutions, amendments
and interventions that would enhance and improve on results
review and analyse all technical aspects of current procedures, tree species
and other technical matters insofar as they impact on the forestation plan program's success
in the context of indigenous woodland forestation (both planting and
liaise closely with the company Forestry Management team to plan and coordinate
all implementations, and the management thereof, for a maximum success rate
- To be
prepared to spend fairly extensive time travelling and ‘on-the-ground’ as
opposed to ‘managing from the office’
participate actively as a key member of the company Forestry Steering Committee,
in all aspects of planning, review and direction
other duties as assigned for
Major Requirements & Skills
minimum of a recognised University Degree (Or Higher) in Forestry plus at least 6+ years experience in Forestry planning,
implementation and management
communication, practical management and reporting skills are vital
- Forest management plans and operational plans
- Corridor survey plans
working knowledge of the ‘forestry environment’ in the context of indigenous
woodland forestation initiatives in Tanzania would certainly be an added