Location: Horsmonden Office, TN12
Working hours: Monday – Friday / 38.75 hours per week
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 DOE + Company Car

As the largest integrated forestry business in the UK, and a member of Binderholz – Europe’s leading timber processing operation – BSW Group is a rapidly developing multi-site business, with a turnover in excess of £650m and operations spanning forestry, sawmilling, timber manufacturing and energy.

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.

We have an exciting opportunity for a skilled Forest Manager to join Tillhill's Southern England forestry team, covering Kent & Sussex areas.

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

About you

With prior experience in the Forestry or Land based sector, you have strong commercial acumen and ability to build and maintain exceptional relationships with key business stakeholders including colleagues, clients and contractors. In addition to this, you’ll have:

• Completed or working towards a Degree or Diploma in Forestry, or other land based subject(s).
• Sound knowledge of the UK Forestry Standard and UKWAS.
• Knowledge of mixed lowland silviculture.
• Professional membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters or another relevant professional body is desirable.
• Experience of working within areas of sensitive habitat and European protected Species (EPS) is beneficial.
• Full UK driving licence.


In return, you can look forward to developing a long-term career with one of the industry’s leading employers. 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 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.
• 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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