Forest Manager

Location Argyll and Bute
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: AS343
Published: 23 days ago

​We have an exciting opportunity for you to be a key member of our clients West Highland North Area team within the North Scotland Region in the role of Forest Manager, based in their Oban office.

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 and contractor relationships and, day to day, the preparation of client estimates, production of reports, implementation and control 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 ideally at least 2 years’ operational experience.

  • Strong client relationship management and team working skills.

  • Good knowledge of the UK Forestry Standard and UKWAS.

  • Familiarity with GIS mapping systems

  • 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 length of notice

  • 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

  • Discounts 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