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Resources Manager (Forests)

31 July 2019

Resources Manager (Forests)

 AKD Softwoods is a vertically integrated forestry products company, growing and manufacturing quality timber products and employing over 1,000 people across three states. We seek people who share our values and our commitment to ensuring we have a truly sustainable business. In return, there are great opportunities to develop your career while being rewarded and recognised for your contribution.

We seek a tertiary qualified forestry professional with a broad background, that has prepared them to successfully take on and manage the diverse technical and commercial responsibilities of this role.

As a key member of the Fibre Supply Team, this fulltime position will contribute to the organisation’s strategic vision and business objectives; leading a small but very capable team. The focus of this role is:

  • To improve the fibre base for AKD’s Colac based operations through plantation and greenfield site acquisitions and procurement agreements with other plantation owners. 
  • To ensure the plantations managed by AKD in Victoria meet the objectives of AKD and its’ partners, and

The Resources Manager (Forests) will be responsible for:

  • Managing all silvicultural and harvesting operational activities
  • Managing budgets and operational expenditure effectively
  • Strategic planning involvement
  • Managing key supplier relationships
  • Actively pursuing opportunities to secure fibre for AKD’s Colac based operations

In order to be considered for this role:

  • Absolute commitment to Health, Safety & Wellbeing
  • Exceptional communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong organisational skills  
  • Ability to lead and motivate others
  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Relevant proven performance

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and organisational fit. If you have commitment, energy and are motivated to make a difference, please email or post your resume and cover letter using reference code ‘RM0819’ to the below addresses.

Applications Close 23rd August 2019. Immediate start available.

Note: Pre-employment drug and alcohol, along with functional capacity testing, may be required.

Colac and Irrewarra - Victoria

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