Forest Manager

Location Devon
Discipline: Forestry & Arboriculture, Environmental, Horticulture, Consultant, Forest Management, Contract Management
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Contact name: Katy Davies

Contact email:
Job ref: AS344
Published: 23 days ago

​We have an exciting opportunity for you to be a key member of our clients Southern England forestry team in the role of Forest Manager in Devon Area.

In this role you will be responsible for delivering a professional high-quality woodland management service to their existing clients together with other on-going forestry related opportunities, including woodland creation. The role includes building sound client relationships and managing contractors together with day-to-day duties such as the preparation of client estimates, production of reports, implementation of work programmes and grant applications.  

About You:

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

  • Relevant academic qualifications. 

  • Strong commercial acumen and at least 2 years’ operational experience.

  • Experience of working within areas of sensitive habitat and European protected Species (EPS) is beneficial

  • Strong client relationship management and team working skills.

  • Experience in managing contractors.

  • Good knowledge of the UK Forestry Standard and UKWAS.

  • Practical knowledge of mixed lowland silviculture is essential.

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

  • Full UK driving licence


In addition to a competitive salary and company car, this position also includes excellent benefits such as:

  • Company provided health plan and Life Assurance policy

  • Company sick pay, enhanced with a length of service

  • Company pension, with up to 10% company contributions

  • 31 days (inclusive of bank holidays) holiday entitlement, enhanced with length of service

  • Funded learning and career development opportunities

  • Discounted rate on a range of our clients products including Woodfuel Direct

  • Employee benefits portal with access to exclusive deals and discounts on 100s of high street brands, utilities, eating out and more!

  • Confidential 24/7 support with Wellbeing Hub

  • Cycle to Work scheme