Melrose - South East Scotland

A planned retirement at our Melrose Office means that an exciting position for an experienced Forest Manager/Senior Forest Manager will become available. The successful applicant will join a progressive and driven team and be responsible for managing a diverse, well established, portfolio.

Applicants should have ...
Self-motivation and be capable of working on your own initiative and as part of our expanding professional team. You should have demonstrable operational experience and have had consistent exposure to all aspects of the role described above with the confidence to work independently. Professional membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters or progressing towards attaining chartered status would be preferred.

In addition, you should have a good working knowledge and understanding of site planning, working with contractors and site safety management, along with good communication skills and organisational ability. Applicants should have relevant academic qualifications and hold a current full valid driving licence which is essential for the role.

Professional membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters or another relevant professional body is desirable. Candidates must also have a current driving licence to perform the remit of the role.

Scottish Woodlands offer ...
An attractive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including 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.

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Closing Date for Applications: Friday 1st March 2024

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:

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