Forest Manager

About the Company

Job Information

  • Region


  • Location

    Chirk - North Wales

  • Salary

    Attractive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience

  • Date Posted


  • Closing Date

    Closing Soon 05/03/2023

Job description

The UK government has committed to a target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, resulting in an increasing interest and support for existing forestry and new woodland creation. As a result, our work programmes have increased and Flintshire Woodlands is seeking to engage with enthusiastic professionals, who have a passion for Forestry who can offer a fresh and visionary way of thinking. This is an exciting opportunity to join our progressive team to help service existing clients and build the business. This position will also play a key role in
shaping the future of forestry in the UK.

The Role…

As a key member of a high-performing team, operating in a competitive and commercial environment, you will be collaborating with clients, government agencies and stakeholders. You will demonstrate excellent communication and organisation skills, together with the ability to identify, analyse and solve technical problems. The role will involve all aspects of woodland management and new woodland creation. You will be required to assist/prepare and manage budgets; undertake report writing; produce client reports; attend client meetings; the preparation, negotiation and submission of Forest Plans and Grant Applications and other related permissions; cost control, operational planning; as well as site supervision, timber harvesting and safety management.

To be successful in this role, you must be professional, self-motivated and be capable of working on your own and as part of a team. Previous operational experience in a similar role, along with the relevant academic qualifications are highly desirable. These positions may also suit someone with an environmental, geography, agricultural or rural surveying background who wishes to enter the forestry sector.

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