South West Scotland

Due to our increasing activities and expanding work programme in South West Scotland, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Forest Manger/Senior Forest Manager, to join our progressive team to service both our existing client base and expanding business. We service this area from our Dumfries Office.

The role will involve all aspects of woodland establishment, restructuring and management from planning 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 as relevant training can be provided across a range of topics for the right candidate. These positions may suit someone with an environmental, geography, agricultural or rural surveying background who wishes to enter the forestry sector. We are looking for people with professional acumen who are 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. Experience in working with contractors, project management and health & safety are all highly desirable. As well as the ability to undertake aspects of the roles and responsibilities of a Forestry Works Manager.

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 but not essential. New recruits would be encouraged

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.

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