IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently looking to hire a GENERAL MANAGER TIMBERLANDS OPERATIONS for our Hudson Bay, SK client.

Hudson Bay is a town of 1,500 people in the Red Deer Valley, between the Porcupine and Pasquia Hills in NE Saskatchewan. Widely known for its forestry, agriculture, wildlife, outdoor recreation, and snowmobiling trails, Hudson Bay is a vibrant, safe, and friendly community that is full of adventurous, and scenic activities. You can learn more about Hudson Bay town here:


Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be accountable for all aspects of the Timberlands business including:

Role modeling safety values, providing leadership in developing and reinforcing strong safety

culture, and development of its staff and operational Team Members.

Delivery of ~0.9 million m3 of hardwood logs per year to the Hudson Bay OSB mill.

Delivering on financial results including budget commitments and Operational Excellence targets.

Development and alignment of strategic business direction / plans with the OSB businesses.

Maintaining positive relationships with a variety of external stakeholders including elected officials, regulators, First Nations, and other forest industry companies and organizations.

Developing / ensuring a work culture that:

  1. a) Conducts business in line with the company’s core values of safety, integrity, citizenship, and sustainability.
  1. b) Demonstrates the company’s key behaviors of acting with urgency, being accountable, being courageous, keeping it simple, and being innovative.


Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry, Forest Management, Business or other relevant field of study.

Professional work experience in Forestry or Forestry Management is an asset

Other Experiences and skills required;

Successful track record in leading safety improvement through employees and contractors.

Demonstrates courage by taking on difficult and complex issues that drives value.

Previous leadership experience in multiple locations is highly desired.

Interest, capability and potential to move to next/another level of leadership in the organization.

Ability to inspire and engage at all levels in the organization, including internal and community stakeholders.

Demonstrating strong business and financial acumen to drive improved cost and margin through the value chain.

Demonstrates competence in financial reporting and analysis.

Ability to communicate complex business information in simple terms that engages and effectively informs the audience.

Ability to execute and get results in a key area that ‘moves the dial’ for business performance in their area of responsibility.

Track record of developing strong succession and leading people development strategies.

Demonstrated successful collaborative, trust-based relationships with suppliers and customers

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Document to Stefanie Howse –