Harvesting Manager - South Scotland

We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with relevant harvesting and marketing experience to join our existing team in South Scotland. The key duties would involve working closely with our existing clients and customers and development of new business.

Based from our Newtown St. Boswells Office, the successful applicant, would be responsible for the company’s growing harvesting activity in this area and should have both operational experience and a good working knowledge of harvesting processes.

An in depth understanding of timber marketing, standing sale assessment, site planning, harvesting systems and working with contractors is essential. Candidates should also be capable of working with Forest Management colleagues on existing client properties and possess excellent communication and organisational ability.

Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years’ operational experience, be self-motivated and will be capable of working on their own initiative. Applicants should have relevant academic qualifications and a current driving licence.

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.