Processing Expert to Tanzania (International Forest Products) - Sawmilling South Africa

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19, Aug 2018 -

Processing Expert to Tanzania (International Forest Products)

Processing Expert to Tanzania (International Forest Products)


The Private Forestry Programme - Panda Miti Kibiashara (PFP) is a bilateral Programme between the Governments of Tanzania and Finland. The Programme aims at increasing rural income in the Southern Highlands area of Tanzania through developing sustainable plantation forestry and value addition. The next phase of the programme will start in beginning of 2019 and Indufor is now looking for an experienced individual to assist with training and education in the forest products processing industry.

The person will have to spend between 25-30 months working on the project over a 4 years period. The specifications of the position are as follows:

  • At least 10 years of working experience
  • Strong expertise in forest products value chains
  • Extensive experience in forest industries processing
  • Diverse understanding and skills in forest products processing machinery / equipment and tools mainly at SME level
  • Ability to translate complex management and production concepts into easily understandable operations
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Experience in capacity building of SMEs and past experience in vocational training is seen as an added advantage


Tendering for the next phase will start in early Autumn 2018. Therefore, persons interested in the position are requested to contact Indufor (Thomas Selänniemi) during the period June - July 2018.

Contact details: Thomas Selänniemi: Mob. +358 40 764 6164 | Email thomas.selanniemi@induforgroup.com | Web www.induforgroup.com | Skype for Business thomas.selanniemi@indufor.fi

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