Continental Forests Ltd.


Open positions:

1) Forest Contractor (on behalf of global-woods AG)


Female candidates meeting the respective requirements are encouraged to apply!


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PLEASE SUBMIT FOR YOUR APPLICATIONS ONLY

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PLEASE DO NOT SUBMITT ANY SCANNED CERTIFICATES OR ANY OTHER SCANNED AND BULKY DOCUMENTS.

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Continental Forests is a Management Contractor for global-woods AG licenced by the government of Uganda to establish and manage a  forest on over 12,000 hectares in Kikonda Central Forest Reserve Kyankwanzi district, Western Uganda.


1) Forest Contractor (on behalf of global-woods AG)

global-woods AG is a forestry company that develops velops high-quality timber plantations in balance with social and ecological demands and standards.
global-woods AG is committed to the principles promoted by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) of environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial and economically viable management of forests.

We are seeking for suitably qualified contractors to undertake contracting in forestry operations in our plantation. Applicants should fulfil the requirements below:

1.      Should have a company registered with the registrar of companies and compliant with TAX and VAT rules.

2.      Should be able to raise a minimum of 50 workers who are duly registered with letters of introduction from LCs and recognized authorities from their areas of origin(s).

3.      Should have personnel with qualification(s) in forestry and a proven track record of contracting work in plantation forestry.

4.      Applicants should have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in forestry contracting, handling large number of workers and should provide at least 3 traceable referees.

5.      Proof of sound financial standing.

 

Interested parties should send their applications to: work@continentalforests.com or P.O. Box 32, Kiboga, Uganda. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.



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VACANCY FOR A HARVESTING AND SALES MANAGER

 

Continental Forests Limited is a Forest Management Service Provider.

 

Job Title:  Harvesting and Sales Manager

Reports to: Estate Manager

Job Purpose: Manage harvesting of timber, processing and sales of forest products.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Planning and supervising timber harvest operations on estate level

  2. Managing and expanding timber processing

  3. Managing and expanding the customer base for forest products

  4. Managing data coverage and dissemination from harvesting / sales into all other relevant parts of the operation.

Knowledge, skills, qualifications and years of experience required

  • Masters degree in a relevant field (e.g. forestry, wood science, business)

  • At least 10 years of experience in a large scale, commercial forestry operations with international exposure.

  • High proficiency in using software suits such as Microforest, Cengea, SAP etc.

  • Positive track record in managing people and relations

How to Apply: Send in your application letter with a detailed curriculum vita to:  

 work@continentalforests.com  by email (Do not send scanned certificates) or to P.O Box 32 Kiboga. Closing date: Friday 19th April 2019 at 17:00 Hrs.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply!

Only short listed candidates shall be contacted.