Assistant Forest Manager

Location Argyll and Bute
Discipline: Forestry & Arboriculture, Environmental, Forest Management
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable Salary
Contact name: Katy Davies

Contact email:
Job ref: AS319
Published: 20 days ago

​We have an exciting opportunity for you to be a key member of our clients West Highland South Area forestry team in the role of Assistant Forest Manager, managing a growing portfolio of client properties.

In this role you will support and assist the existing team of Forest Managers, together with responsibility for delivering a professional high-quality woodland management service to our clients existing clients alongside other on-going forestry related opportunities, including woodland creation. The role includes building sound client and contractor relationships and, day to day, the delivery of approved client budgets, implementation and control of work programmes and over time, preparing grant applications and written reports. The role offers a healthy balance between on-site and office-based activity.

About You:

We’re looking for candidates who are highly motivated, driven, enthusiastic, reliable and adaptable. In addition to this, ideally you’ll have:

  • Relevant academic qualifications.

  • Strong commercial acumen & at least 2 years’ operational experience, depending on grade.

  • Strong client relationship management skills.

  • Good knowledge of the Scottish Forestry Grant scheme, UK Forestry Standard and UKWAS.

  • Professional membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters or another relevant professional body is desirable.

  • Full driving licence.

In return, our client offers an attractive salary and benefits package, plus the exciting prospect of being welcomed into a talented and well-motivated team, together with first class opportunities for personal and career development in a truly national and integrated company.