Internship – Forester at Sao Hill Industries Ltd October, 2018

Job Description

Location: Sao Hill Industries and GRL Tanzania Ltd, Mafinga – Iringa, Tanzania.

Contract Type: Six Months (Internship)

Work hours: Full-time

Department: Production, Marketing, Procurement and Forestry

Reports to: Heads of Departments


Company Background

Sao Hill Industries Ltd operates one of the largest Sawmills in East Africa, producing high quality sawn timber as well as pallets, doors and other value-added products. The company is also the main supplier of transmission poles in Tanzania. Sao Hill Industries Ltd also operates two state-of-the-art timber treatment plants.


Qualifications and Experience:

The successful candidate shall have:

1. Foresters

2. The candidates must have recently graduated or graduated not earlier than June 2016.




a) Support implementing clear felling operations to ensure maximum recovery of high- grade timber through optimizing log conversion.

b) To assist in Auditing and enforcing the maintenance and upkeep of all equipment’s.

c) Support in Monitoring and analysing machine productivities and fuel consumptions.

d) To assist in Developing and implementing harvesting plans to enhance overall efficiency in machine utilisation and productivity

e) Assist in Managing environmental and safety issues for the plantation in line with set company procedures, national and international standards.

f) Assist in designing and implementation of Annual Plan of Operation (APO).

g) Support execution and enforcement of environmental guidelines and procedures.

h) Assist the training subordinates.

i) Assist compiling daily, weekly and monthly reports.

j) Assist in Management of company assets.

k) Assist in making sure that the organisation’s objectives are met.

l) Assisting in carrying out internal auditing

m) Assisting in implementation of quality control procedures and processes to ensure the companies achieves the required level of compliance at all times

n) Assist in developing and implement Company’s Guidelines and Procedures.

o) To Assist in carrying out field observation to all sections and report the non-compliances so that appropriate action can be taken

p) Assist to supervise and organise the mapping and inventory team’s tools and equipment in the plantations.

q) Assist in making follow-up on all silviculture activities in the forest plantations as guided up by Annual Plan of Operation (APO)

r) Assist in Verification, measurement, compilation and reporting of daily field activities into the Micro forest database.

s) Any other related duties as may be assigned to you by Plantation Manager.

To Apply:

Send a cover letter and a detailed CV with three referees and copies of your academic certificates to:

Via email: [email protected]

Via ordinary mail: The Human Resources Manager, Sao Hill Industries Ltd, P.O. Box 55, Mafinga

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline for applications is 30th October 2018 at 4:30 pm.

Sao Hill Industries Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, nationality, religion, gender, class or any other category. To learn more about the company, visit: and

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