Forest Resource Manager

Oji Fibre Solutions is a leading producer of market pulp, paper and fibre based packaging.  Backed by the strength of the Oji Group, we are a company with huge heritage, and are committed to delivering quality, innovative products that enhance the competitiveness of our customers.

We are looking for a highly motivated, self-starter to fill the newly created role of Forest Resource Manager in our Fibre Supply Team

A key role in the fibre supply team you will be focused on overseeing the management of the business’s Radiata and Eucalyptus plantations in the Central North Island as well as identifying, analyzing and overseeing new afforestation opportunities.  

We want to hear from candidates with a relevant qualification in forestry and proven experience in forest management, including the analysis, development of and implementation of improved silvicultural regimes. Ideally you will have had some experience or understanding of hardwood species & associated establishment practices.

You will be tech savvy and able to understand and demonstrate benefits of introducing new technology to the business.  

As such, you would:

  • be familiar with GIS systems, database and be an advanced Microsoft and Excel user;
  • have experience with forest inventory systems, including LiDAR;
  • have an understanding of carbon accounting and forest valuation principles;
  • be able to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • demonstrate the ability to enhance relationships as while improving commercial outcomes for the business.

Health and Safety management is an absolutely critical skill.  You will need a 21st century H&S attitude and a sound knowledge of forestry industry Codes of Practice. Proactive leadership is an essential capability to ensure best practice operational planning, contractor supervision; workplace and environmental compliance are in place.

As an effective communicator and relationship builder, you’ll appreciate the importance of providing quality information to key people both externally and within the business, have proven teamwork and communication skills. This role takes you beyond the traditional boundaries of the forest operations, providing insight and opportunities within one Australasia’s largest forest products manufacturers.

If you have the experience and/or a relevant tertiary qualification in forestry then take the positive step now and become part of the Oji Fibre Solutions Fibre Supply team!

In return Oji Fibre Solutions offers a competitive salary package, an enhanced superannuation, subsidised medical insurance, life and income protection insurance.

In accordance with Company policy, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical examination, drug test, criminal history and credit check. Oji Fibre Solutions will meet these expenses.

If this position sounds like the type of challenge your looking for then don’t delay!

APPLY ONLINE TODAY with your current CV and a cover letter.

Applications Close: Friday 12 June 2020


Permanent Full Time

Job no: ENAH021515

Location: Bay of Plenty

Closing Date: Friday, 12 June 2020