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 this role you will be responsible for delivering a professional high-quality woodland management service to 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.
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 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 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 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
Interested? Click APPLY to send us your CV and cover letter.