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Senior Forest Manager/Forest Manager

Scottish Woodlands Ltd

Highland

Published
18-06-2021
Scottish Woodlands Ltd
Business address:
30 Research Park
EH14 4AP
Edinburgh
United Kingdom
01314515154
Practical information
Published:
18-06-2021
Expires:
05-07-2021
Job id:
330689931
Job type:
Full-time
Job sector:
Senior Executive, Agriculture, Forestry, Gardening
Job title:
Forestry Worker
Experience:
Forestry, Forestry protection
Language:
English Fluent

Scottish Woodlands Ltd is a leading forestry management company with a long tradition of serving forest owners and investors in Scotland and the rest of the UK. We provide a comprehensive range of forest, estate and land-related services underpinned by our in-depth market experience, knowledge base and commitment to quality. The business is largely employee owned, and this encourages a dedication and commitment to the highest standards of professionalism and customer focus. Our aim is to understand each clients specific objectives and then to provide a service which is both flexible and personal. We are currently seeking candidates for the following position:


Senior Forest Manager/Forest Manager, North of Scotland 

Due to our increasing activities and expanding work programme in Northwest Scotland, we have exciting opportunities for Senior Forest Managers and Forest Managers to join our progressive teams to service both our existing client base and expanding business from our Dingwall and Fort William Offices.

These posts offer 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, including significant new woodland creation. These positions will require implementing commercially sound strategic plans to meet our clients' goals. The posts involve 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.

To be successful, applicants must be professional, self-motivated and be capable of working on their own and as part of our expanding team. You should have proven operational experience in a similar role where you have been responsible for the management of Woodland Creation, Estate Management, delivering Forest Plans as well as supporting others within you team and acting as mentor to trainees. You should also have experience in dealing with landowners and providing advice based on your breadth of knowledge as well as an in-depth understanding of the Scottish Forestry Grant Scheme.

Applicants should have relevant academic qualifications, although other qualifications will be considered.

Candidates will be highly organised with excellent communication skills, be IT literate and have a sound knowledge of silviculture.
As this role involves frequent travel to remote locations, a current full driving licence is essential.

In addition, candidates 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 preferred.

In return, Scottish Woodlands offers an attractive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.
This includes pension scheme, life assurance, private health care, company vehicle and the opportunity for equity participation.
The company has a unique structure 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 and motivated team.

For more information on working with Scottish Woodlands or for details of information gathered during our recruitment process, please see our Job Applicant Privacy Notice on the careers section of our Webpage.

To apply for this role, please click HERE

For any queries relating to these roles, please email: hr@scottishwoodlands.co.uk

Closing date: Monday 5th July 2021


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Scottish Woodlands Ltd
Business address:
30 Research Park
EH14 4AP
Edinburgh
United Kingdom
01314515154
Practical information
Published:
18-06-2021
Expires:
05-07-2021
Job id:
330689931
Job type:
Full-time
Job sector:
Senior Executive, Agriculture, Forestry, Gardening
Job title:
Forestry Worker
Experience:
Forestry, Forestry protection
Language:
English Fluent
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