Forest Manager - North Scotland

11 June 2018

Scottish Woodlands - North East 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.

Due to our increasing activities and expanding work programme in North East Scotland, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified Forest Manager to join our progressive team to service both our existing client base and expanding business. We service this area from our Fochabers office.

The role involves all aspects of woodland establishment, restructuring and management from planning through to harvesting. The position includes the requirement to prepare and manage budgets, report writing, grant scheme applications, cost control, planning of operations and site supervision.

Applicants must be self-motivated and capable of working on their own initiative and as part of our expanding professional team. The successful applicant is required to have a minimum of 2 years’ operational experience and have a good understanding of the Scottish Forestry Grant Scheme. Candidates should be Chartered or working toward Chartered status.

In addition, the applicant 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 valid driving licence.

In return, we offer an attractive remuneration package commensurate with experience, within a substantially employee-owned company. 

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