Manager, US Forestry Operations

Website New Forests

New Forests is offering a great opportunity for a qualified candidate to undertake the role of Manager US Forestry Operations.  In this role you will support the Associate Director, Operations in the management of U.S. forestry assets for targeted financial returns and measurable climate impact. The current portfolio includes approximately 200,000 acres of forests in the western United States.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Working with third party property managers to
    • develop operational and strategic plans for timberland assets
    • deliver timber harvest operations
    • deliver special projects such as conservation easements on time and on budget
    • develop and monitor annual budgets
  • Support for annual budgeting, monitoring, and investment reporting processes
  • Take a lead role in developing and improving environmental, health and safety performance of New Forests’ assets
  • Ensures timely and accurate reporting to internal and external stakeholders
  • Support the development of carbon projects on timberland assets & the Carbon Operations lead, by working with third-party consultants to oversee and manage carbon projects, as needed
  • Collaboration with:
    • New Forests’ carbon operations team and investment analytics team in the design and operation of forest carbon offset projects on managed timberland assets
    • New Forests’ investment analytics team to conduct financial and biological analysis of timberland assets to aid operational and strategic decision making
  • Support for timberland appraisal process

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