Experienced Forest Manager

14 May 2024

RTS Forestry are pleased to be recruiting for 3 new positions of forest manager with one role each based in Inverness, Crieff and South Scotland These are ideally suited to forest managers ready to take the next significant step in your career in terms of forest management responsibility.

In Inverness our team at RTS Forestry have seen consistent expansion of the local client base since the office was opened in 2021. We are looking for a forest manager with at least 3-4 years’ experience to join our existing team and who shares our commitment to delivering high quality service to client’s objectives and making a positive impact through your work.

In Crieff, which also serves as the Company head office, you will join a team of 12 likeminded professional foresters in managing a wide range of local forests with a diverse ownership including private individuals, investment funds and conservation organisation. You will already have a number of years of forest management experience and an interest to take professional ownership in the management of the forests within your portfolio.

In South Scotland we have committed to developing a new office to service existing managed properties in that area. We are willing to discuss with the right candidate the location of this office and to also facilitate a degree of hybrid working. This new office will initially have two forest managers and in addition you will also work closely with the existing forest managers in our Hexham office. With large scale expansion in our forest management portfolio in the area it is an exciting time to deliver the RTS Forestry management services in South Scotland

For each of these three positions you will be interested to develop significant autonomy after a period of introduction to the properties we are privileged to manage. With   our highly experienced senior managers for support you will both manage the existing portfolio and have the opportunity to become involved in business development...

In your role, you will have the opportunity to work on challenging and rewarding projects, including traditional management of commercial and native woodlands, the creation of new woodlands, renewable energy initiatives, and consultancy services. You will also be responsible for ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations and fostering strong relationships with clients and stakeholders.

At RTS Forestry, we believe in recognizing and rewarding the individual talents of each team member and we strive to adapt your professional direction to your specific skills and preferences.

We encourage continued training in any specific areas of interest. We will assist in gaining of professional membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters or another relevant professional body.

RTS Forestry offer an attractive salary which fully reflects experience and a wide-ranging benefits package including.

  • Private health care
  • Pension contribution and option of salary sacrifice
  • up to 31 days of holidays
  • Company annual bonus scheme
  • Company car

 Lesley.Mackenzie@rtsforestry.co.ukwww.rtsforestry.co.uk • 01764652858