Forest Manager

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

Contact email:
Job ref: AS311
Published: 13 days ago

​We have exciting opportunities for you to be a key member of our clients Central Scotland forestry team in the role of Forest Manager.

In this role you will be responsible for delivering a professional high-quality woodland management service to manage 6,000ha of client properties.

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, including timber harvesting, restocking and woodland creation. 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, you’ll have:

  • Relevant academic qualifications.

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

  • Strong client relationship management and team working skills.

  • Experience in managing contractors.

  • Familiarity with GIS mapping system.

  • Good knowledge of the UK Forestry Standard and UKWAS.

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

  • Full driving licence.

Alongside these attributes, candidates need to be highly motivated, enthusiastic, reliable and adaptable with strong communication skills and team values.

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.