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Tally Clerk Job Vacancy at New Forests Company


25 May 2023

Job Position: Tally Clerk

The New Forests Company is a sustainable, socially responsible forestry and timber products business with plantations in Uganda and Tanzania. We are an integrated forest and land stewardship company, managing for multiple natural capital values including sequestration of carbon, protection of conservation areas, enhancement of biodiversity, and support for out-grower farmers, our surrounding communities and other stakeholders, and our employees.

We underpin our model with anchor investments in responsibly managed plantation forests and sustainable forest products manufacturing. See more at

Purpose of the position:

Tally Clerk will be responsible for recordkeeping of harvested poles.

This includes measurement and moisture checks.

Key Result Areas and accountabilities:

  • Verification of delivered poles and quality checks.
  • Regular moisture content checks
  • Recordkeeping of the quality and measurements of stacked poles
  • Liaising with the stock/quality controller and harvesting supervisor on quality checks and documentation
  • Supervising Stack activities and monitoring the execution of instructions.
  • Compliance with health & safety requirements including the use of protective gear.
  • Dispatch of poles to Pole plant for treatment

Skills, Knowledge & Competencies:

  • Proven ability to organise, plan and monitor activities.
  • Ability to work with a moisture meter, calliper and measuring tape with accuracy.
  • English proficiency
  • Supervisory skills and the ability to deal with disciplinary matters.
  • Proven ability to submit accurate and consistent reports

Qualifications & Professional registration:


A qualification in wood science and/or knowledge of wood products and or wood science will be a distinct advantage

Years of experience required to perform this role: At least 2 years

Desired start Date: 19 June 2023

How to apply:

The interested candidates can send their application letters & CVs to [email protected] and to [email protected] not later than 07 June 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.