Head of Forestry

  • Full Time
  • Zambia
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Responsible for the planning, implementation, and management of tree planting projects and the maintenance of tree nursery. 10-15 years of relevant experience in Forestry Land Management, Nursery Development, Tree plantation. Candidates who have worked on projects of Green Carbon climate projects would be preferred.


Reporting To: Excom Lead
Interacts With: Ranch Managers, Finance and Procurement Team, Head of Villages and external Contractors


Assist in conceiving Green Carbon climate projects and in defining various forest-based projects on groups ranches.
Develop and implement tree planting plans for forests, parks, and other land management projects.
Manage the production, maintenance, and quality control of tree seedlings in the tree nursery
Oversee the planting, care, and monitoring of trees on tree planting projects
Work with land owners and stakeholders, including community members, to identify and assess potential tree planting sites
Collaborate with other team members to ensure the success of tree planting projects
Conduct research and stay up-to-date on best practices in tree nursery management and forestation
Ensure that all tree planting and nursery activities are carried out in a sustainable and environmentally responsible manner.
Engage with the community to educate and involve them in tree planting and forest management efforts.


Experience: 10 years plus
Education Level: Degree
Qualifications: Diploma in Forestry / Bachelor of Technology in Forestry. Desired – Masters Degree in Business Administration
Software: MS Office
Equipment: Job related
Knowledge Of: Forestry Land Management, Nursery Development, Tree Plantation. Green Carbon climate projects
Skills To: Good communication skills, interpersonal skills and people management skills
Ability To: Solve problems, mange conflict and deliver results


Industry: Agribusiness
Culture: Procative and dynamic
Gender Profile: Mixed
Age Profile: Any

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