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Area Manager (Forestry)

About the Company

Job Information

  • Region

    South West Scotland

  • Location

    Dumfries

  • Salary

    Competitive

  • Date Posted

    04/06/2024

  • Closing Date

    30/06/2024

Job description

  • Covering South West Scotland
  • Office location: Dumfries
  • Monday – Friday / 38.75 hours per week.
  • Salary – Competitive + Benefits
  • Relocation package may be applicable for this role

We have a fantastic opportunity for you to join us as a key senior member of our South West Scotland Regional Team in the role of Area Manager, at a time of unparalleled business growth and opportunity.  You will be actively make a positive difference by championing and delivering nature-based solutions to the climate emergency in Scotland.

The Role:

Reporting to the Regional Manager you will lead our skilled team of forestry professionals, ensuring that forests, properties, and contracts are managed in accordance with the client’s objectives, to good silvicultural standards and delivered to agreed targets. Covering South West Scotland, as an Area Manager you will effectively develop and deliver new business opportunities as well as foster existing relationships and existing client properties.

About You:

With prior experience in the Forestry or Land based sector, you have sound knowledge of the UK Forestry Standard and UKWAS. Commercial acumen and ability to build and maintain exceptional relationships is crucial within this role as you will interact with key business stakeholders including colleagues, clients and contractors. In addition to this, you’ll have:

  • Degree or Diploma in Forestry, or other land-based subject(s).
  • Professional membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters or another relevant professional body (Desirable)
  • IOSH Managing Safely or equivalent accreditations such as Manager’s CSCS card or SMSTS competency.
  • Proven people management skills and the ability to motivate & engage teams.
  • Experience of FGS woodland creation applications would be beneficial.
  • Full UK driving licence.

Benefits:

In return, you can look forward to developing a long-term career with one of the industry’s leading employers. 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 length of service.
  • Company pension.
  • 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 BSW products.
  • 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? Visit our website www.tilhill.com/careers and apply online.

Closing Date for Applications: 30th June 2024

The Company’s Job Applicant Privacy Notice is available at www.tilhill.com/about-us/careers

Tilhill is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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