Assistant Forest Manager / Forest Manager

Scottish Woodlands Ltd is a leading forestry management company with a long tradition of serving forest owners and investors in Scotland and the rest of the UK. We provide a comprehensive range of forest, estate and land-related services underpinned by our in-depth market experience, knowledge base and commitment to quality. The business is largely employee owned, and this encourages a dedication and commitment to the highest standards of professionalism and customer focus. Our aim is to understand each client’s specific objectives and then to provide a service which is both flexible and personal.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with relevant Forest Management experience to join our existing team in South-East Scotland.

The role involves all aspects of woodland management and new woodland creation. You will be required to assist/prepare and manage budgets, undertake report writing, grant scheme applications, cost control, operational planning, site supervision and safety management.

To be successful in this role, applicants must be professional, self-motivated and be capable of working on their own and as part of a team. You should have proven operational experience in a similar role where you have been involved with management of woodland creation, estate management, delivering forest plans as well as supporting others within both the management and harvesting teams.

Along with the relevant academic qualifications, you will be highly organised with excellent communication skills, be IT literate and have a sound knowledge of silviculture.

The role offers good opportunity for progression within the business for the right candidate. A current full driving licence is required to perform the remit of the role.

Benefits Package

Scottish Woodlands offers an attractive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience. This includes pension scheme, life assurance, private health care, company vehicle and the opportunity for equity participation. The company has a unique structure and is 80% owned by staff. Applicants will also be given excellent personal and career development opportunities and will be part of a highly professional and motivated team. For more information on working with Scottish Woodlands or for details of information gathered during our recruitment process, please see our Job Applicant Privacy Notice on the careers section of our Webpage.

Application Process

All our recruitment is carried out online through our online applicant tracking system. As part of the application process you will be required to upload your CV and Cover letter as well as any relevant qualification certificates.

For any queries on the role or the application process, please email [email protected]