Forest Manager - Central Scotland

11 June 2018

Scottish Woodlands - Central Scotland

Scottish Woodlands provides a comprehensive range of both traditional and evolving forest and land related services, underpinned by our unique staff ownership structure, in-depth market experience, knowledge base and commitment to quality. 

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Forest Manager to become part of our progressive team operating throughout Central Scotland from our Sandpiper Office in Perth.

This post offers an opportunity to work in a region of the UK where there is a vibrant commercial forestry sector with a variety of woodland management responsibilities on mixed estates and larger forest properties. This role will require implementing commercially sound strategic plans to meet our client’s goals. The role involves all aspects of woodland establishment, restructuring and management from planning through to harvesting and includes the requirement to prepare and manage budgets, report writing, grant scheme applications, cost control, planning of operations and site supervision.

Applicants must be professional, self-motivated and be capable of working on their own and as part of our expanding team. Candidates will have a minimum of 2 years operational experience and have a good understanding of the Scottish Grant Scheme. Along with the relevant academic qualifications, candidates will be highly organised with excellent communication skills, be IT literate and have a sound knowledge of silviculture. Applicants will hold a current valid driving licence.

In addition, applicant should have a good working knowledge and understanding of site planning, working with contractors and site safety management. Professional membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters or progressing towards attaining chartered status would be beneficial.

In return we offer an attractive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience together with personal and career development opportunities.

Scottish Woodlands offers an attractive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience. This includes pension, life assurance, private healthcare, company vehicle and the opportunity for equity participation. The company has a unique structure and is 80% owned by staff. Applications should be made in writing (stating current salary), along with CV. Please confirm the position you are applying for.

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Closing date: Wednesday 27th June 2018