Forest Manager

Location Kent
Discipline: Forestry & Arboriculture, Forest Management
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 DOE + Company Car
Contact name: Katy Davies

Contact email:
Job ref: AS390
Published: 12 days ago

Forest Manager / Senior Forest Manager(s)

  • Based in Horsmonden Office, TN12

  • Monday – Friday / 38.75 hours per week.

  • Salary - £30,000 - £35,000 DOE + Company Car

We have an exciting opportunity for a skilled Forest Manager to join our clients Southern England forestry team, covering Kent & Sussex areas.

In this role you will be responsible for delivering a professional high-quality woodland management service to their existing clients together with on-going forestry related opportunities, including woodland creation. The role includes building sound client relationships and, day to day, the preparation of client estimates, production of reports, implementation and control of work programmes and grant applications, initially in support of more senior forest managers.

About You:

With prior experience in the Forestry or Land based sector, you have strong commercial acumen and ability to build and maintain exceptional relationships with key business stakeholders including colleagues, clients and contractors. In addition to this, you’ll have:

  • Completed or working towards a Degree or Diploma in Forestry, or other land based subject(s).

  • Sound knowledge of the UK Forestry Standard and UKWAS.

  • Knowledge of mixed lowland silviculture.

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

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

  • Full UK driving licence.


In return, you can look forward to developing a long-term career with one of the industry’s leading employers. In addition to the 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 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 products.

  • 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.