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Forest Manager/Senior Forest Manager

About the Company

Job Information

  • Region

    South East Scotland

  • Location


  • Salary

    Attractive salary and benefits package

  • Date Posted


  • Closing Date

    Closing Soon 01/03/2024

Job description

A planned retirement at our Melrose Office means that an exciting position for an experienced Forest Manager/Senior Forest Manager will become available. The successful applicant will join a progressive and driven team and be responsible for managing a diverse, well established, portfolio.

Applicants should have self-motivation and be capable of working on their own initiative and as part of our expanding professional team. They should have demonstrable operational experience and have had consistent exposure to all aspects of the role described above with the confidence to work independently.

In addition, they should have a good working knowledge and understanding of site planning, working with contractors and site safety management, along with good communication skills and organisational ability.  Applicants should have relevant academic qualifications and hold a current full valid driving licence which is essential for the role.

Professional membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters or progressing towards attaining chartered status would be preferred.

Scottish Woodlands offers an attractive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience. This includes company vehicle, pension scheme, life assurance, permanent health insurance, private healthcare and the opportunity for share equity participation. The company has a unique structure and is 80% owned by staff. Applicants also have excellent personal and career development opportunities open to them 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.

If you have any questions relating to the role, please email:

As part of the application process, you will be required to upload your CV and cover letter, as well as any relevant qualification certificates.

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