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Forest and Harvest Management: Crew With The Best

Company/Location: IFS Growth

Job Description:
Looking for fresh opportunities? Take your job to the next level – talk to NZ’s best little forestry company today. IFS Growth is expanding. We have an exciting range of harvest and forest management work available in forests throughout NZ right now.

Join IFS Growth’s team

Live in the location of your choice in Northland, Southern North Island, Marlborough, or Southland.

Earn great money. IFS Growth respects and rewards top talent, skill and experience.

Work in a friendly and safe environment.

Improve your future. Secure your employment, and upskill with on-the-job training.

Work for a go-ahead business that respects its people and the environment.

Do you have what it takes to work with us?

  • Capable worker
  • Team player
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • Healthy, safe working and drug free
  • Reliable and committed
  • Great attitude
  • NZ Resident or Working Visa holder.
Further your prospects with IFS Growth. Get in touch to find out more today. Call James Treadwell on +64 (0)22 043 4511.

For more info
Contact: James Treadwell
mobile: +64 (0)22 043 4511

Fibre Supply Manager

Job Description:

  • Build relationships to ensure quality and supply of logs for our mills
  • Critical position to manage our fibre supply across NZ
  • Varied position offering strategy + detail + leadership using your forestry knowledge
Use your experience, relationships and passion in the forestry sector to manage fibre supply to the largest consumer of logs in NZ. This could be an excellent career move for you!

It's a great time to be an integral part of our business, during an exciting time in the New Zealand building industry. Reporting to the Chief Executive, this senior position plays a significant role in our business. You'll play an integral part in ensuring that our log supply aligns with our mills and, ultimately, our customer needs.

As the Manager Fibre Supply, you'll have your finger on the pulse of the market and be able to demonstrate your ability to move quickly between high level discussions using your relationship building skills with key leaders and suppliers, to delving into the detail of the log numbers and quality with your team around daily, weekly and monthly numbers, trends and the performance of our log supply.

Your ability to build relationships with suppliers and align our mills' needs through regular interactions with our site and head office lead teams, make you the perfect person to step into this business critical position. If this sounds like the type of experience that you have had, within any part of the forestry sector, and you have related tertiary qualifications, then you might be the perfect person to step into this exciting opportunity!

This position has national responsibilities, offering abundant variety and leadership of a small, specialised and decentralised team. You have the option to be based in Auckland, Northland or the Central North Island. You'll be comfortable travelling to sites and suppliers on a regular basis and this position comes with a car, to reflect this commitment.

In return for your knowledge and expertise, we offer a competitive salary plus excellent benefits package including Superannuation and Corporate Medical. For more information on working for us please go to

Please contact Tracey Sharpe, Recruitment Manager on +64 (0)9 633 1504 for a confidential chat or apply online at to be considered for this next step in your career.

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Contact: Tracey Sharpe
Phone: +64 (0)9 633 1504

Wood Processing/Manufacturing

Sales and Marketing Manager

Company/Location: Red Stag Timber

Job Description:
Red Stag Timber is the industry leader in producing quality timber products. Operating New Zealand’s largest sawmill, known as the Waipa Mill, it is a well-established and successful business. The Waipa Mill is located 5 minutes south of the Rotorua CBD in the central Bay of Plenty region; a perfect location to work, live and play!

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Red Stag Timber to join the senior management team as Sales and Marketing Manager. This role reports to the General Manager and joins a very experienced senior management team.

We are looking for someone who will fit our Red Stag Timber culture and bring relevant expertise to build on the successes already achieved. You will already come equipped with at least ten years’ experience in marketing and sales growth, preferably in a business-to-business industrial commodity environment.

Your leadership style will reflect Red Stag Timber’s values; importantly showing respect for others, integrity and honesty. Previous major customers as referees are a pre-requisite to being shortlisted for an interview.

This role will:

  • Lead and motivate the 11-strong sales team to achieve value and volume targets.
  • Extend Red Stag Timber’s marketing strategies as agreed with the Board and General Manager.
  • Implement the marketing strategies through business relationship with key customers, sales agents, distribution channels and logistics providers.
  • Drive continuous improvement strategies to ensure effective internal processes and customer service best practice is consistently achieved.
  • Provide sales progress and marketing updates to the Board as required both in writing and at quarterly Board meetings.
To be successful in this role, in addition to relevant work experience, you will possess:
  • Experience in marketing industrial commodities in comparable industries, with the ability to provide examples of proven marketing campaign results.
  • Proven successful management of a high performing sales team in a business to business environment.
  • High levels of organisational skills with meticulous attention to detail and a strong multi-tasking ability.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, along with a consultative and solution-based approach to sales.
  • An assertive personality, which is balanced with initiative and poise.
  • Highly competent levels of computer literacy within MS Office.
  • A supportive and flexible home environment, which will allow for domestic and overseas travel.
  • A current and clean NZ driver’s license and valid passport.
Remuneration will be based on experience, and negotiated with the successful candidate.

For more information and an application form please contact Melissa Bennett, Human Resources Manager by email or Ph. +64 (07) 349-5874 or apply via

Applications including a copy of your CV must be received by 5pm FRIDAY, 9TH JUNE 2017.

For more info
Contact: Melissa Bennett
Phone: +64 (0)7 349-5874

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