South East Scotland & North East England

Due to increasing activities and expanding work programmes in our South East Scotland and North East England offices, two exciting opportunities have arisen for an Assistant Forest Manager/Forest Manager in our Wolsingham office, North East England and a Forest Manager/Senior Forest Manager in our Melrose office, South East Scotland.

These roles will involve all aspects of woodland management from establishment through to harvesting and includes the requirement to liaise directly with a range of clients, prepare and manage budgets, process grant scheme applications and plan forestry operations.

Applicants should have ...
Forestry experience and qualifications are advantageous but not a pre-requisite for the Assistant Forest Manager/Forest Manager role as relevant training can be provided across a range of topics for the right candidate. This position may suit someone with an environmental, geography, agricultural or rural surveying background who wishes to enter the forestry sector. For the Forest Manager/Senior Forest Manager role you should have a good working knowledge of the UK forest industry with a good, demonstrable, understanding of site planning, working with contractors and site safety management, along with good communication skills and organisational ability.

We are looking for people with professional acumen who are driven, commercially aware and have a sound understanding of the rural sector. Excellent communication and organisation skills are required, together with the ability to identify, analyse and solve problems working off their own initiative as part of a wider team. The ability to undertake most aspects of the roles and responsibilities of a Forestry Works Manager is important for the Forest Manager/Senior Forest Manager role.

Applicants must hold a full, valid driving licence which is essential for the role. Professional membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters or progressing towards attaining chartered status or another similar professional qualification is preferred. New recruits would be encouraged and supported to achieve these additional qualifications where they are appropriate to the role.

Scottish Woodlands offer...
An attractive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience, company vehicle, generous pension scheme, life assurance, permanent health insurance, private health care, and the opportunity for equity participation.

The company, recently ranked 76/100 of Scotland’s top Private Companies and is 80% owned by staff. Applicants will also be given excellent personal and career development opportunities and will be part of a highly professional, motivated team.

Queries about the application process?
Email: hr@scottishwoodlands.co.uk
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Scottish Woodlands is a leading forestry management company with a long tradition of serving forest owners and investors in Scotland and the rest of the UK. For more information, visit: www.scottishwoodlands.co.uk/

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Web: www.scottishwoodlands.co.uk/ | Closing Date: Monday 22nd April 2024

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