Forest Manager - Central Scotland

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Forest Manager to become part of our progressive team operating throughout Central Scotland from our premises in Perth.

This post offers an opportunity to work in a region of the UK where there is a vibrant commercial forestry sector with a variety of woodland management responsibilities on mixed estates and larger forest properties. This role will require implementing commercially sound strategic plans to meet our client’s goals.

The role involves all aspects of woodland establishment, restructuring and management from planning through to harvesting and includes the requirement to prepare and manage budgets, report writing, grant scheme applications, cost control, planning of operations and site supervision.

Applicants must be professional, self-motivated and be capable of working on their own and as part of a team. The successful applicant is required to have a minimum of 2 years’ operational experience. Applicants should have relevant academic qualifications and hold a current valid driving licence.

Candidates should be highly organised with excellent communication skills, be IT literate and have a sound knowledge of silviculture. Professional membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters or progressing towards attaining chartered status would be beneficial.

In return, Scottish Woodlands offers an attractive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience. This includes pension scheme, life assurance, permanent health insurance, private healthcare, 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.

Applications should be made in writing (stating current salary), along with CV to hr@scottishwoodlands.co.uk.