Forest Manager

Location Devon
Discipline: Forestry & Arboriculture, Forest Management
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable Salary
Contact name: Katy Davies

Contact email: katy@agrecruiting.co.uk
Job ref: AS304
Published: 25 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 our 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 accademic qualifications

  •   Strong commercial acumen and at least 2 years' operational expereince

  •   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 working knowledge of mixed lowland silviculture is essential.

  •  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, the opportunity of being part of a talented and well-motivated team, together with first class opportunities for both personal and career development in a truly national and integrated company.