Forest Manager


Location: Oban
Salary Range: £30,000 = £35,000 DOE

Tilhill has, over the last 70+ years, planted more than 1 billion trees and, as a private company, has the greatest number of professionally qualified managers. We specialise in woodland creation and management, timber harvesting and buying, and landscaping. We strive at all times to provide an unrivalled service to our clients and customers. Tilhill is part of the BSW Group, which is the largest sawmilling and forestry business in the UK and a member of Binderholz.

We have two exciting opportunities for you to be a key member of our West Highland North Area team within the North Scotland Region in the role of Forest Manager, based in our Oban office.

In this role you will be responsible for delivering a professional high-quality woodland management service to our existing clients together with other on-going forestry related opportunities, including woodland creation. The role includes building sound client relationships and managing contractors relationships and day-to-day, the preparation of client estimates, production of reports, implementation and control of work programmes and grant applications.

About you

We’re looking for candidates who are highly motivated, driven, enthusiastic, reliable and adaptable. In addition to this, you’ll have:
• Relevant academic qualifications
• Strong commercial acumen and at least 2 years’ operational experience
• Strong client relationship management and team working skills
• Good knowledge of the UK Forestry Standard and UKWAS
• Professional membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters or another relevant professional body is desirable
• Full driving licence


In addition to the competitive salary and company car, this position also includes excellent benefits such as:
• Company provided health plan and Life Assurance policy.
• Company sick pay, enhanced with a length of service.
• Company pension, with up to 10% company contributions.
• 31 days (inclusive of bank holidays) holiday entitlement, enhanced with length of service.
• Funded learning and career development opportunities.
• Discounted rate on a range of BSW products, including Woodfuel Direct.
• Employee benefits portal with access to exclusive deals and discounts on 100s of high street brands, utilities, eating out and more!
• Confidential 24/7 support with Wellbeing Hub.
• Cycle to Work scheme.

To apply, please visit our careers page at and apply online.

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Web: | Closing Date: Friday 20th May 2022

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