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Forestry Business Growth & Development Manager (x2)

About the Company

Job Information

  • Region

    Central Scotland, North Scotland, South Scotland

  • Location

    Scotland – flexible within North Region (Inverness/Huntly Offices) or Central Region (Dunblane/Oban Offices) or South Region (Dumfries/Jedburgh Offices)

  • Salary

    Competitive

  • Date Posted

    21/08/2023

  • Closing Date

    Closing Soon 04/09/2023

Job description

As the largest integrated forestry business in the UK, and a member of binderholz – Europe’s leading timber processing operation – BSW Group is a rapidly developing multisite
business, with a turnover in excess of £650m and operations spanning forestry, sawmilling, timber manufacturing and energy.

Tilhill has, over the last 70+ years, planted more than 1 billion trees and, as a private company, has the greatest number of professionally qualified managers. We specialise in woodland creation and management, timber harvesting and buying, and landscaping. We strive at all times to provide an unrivalled service to our clients and customers.

Forestry is at the heart of our business, and we are looking for people to focus on seeking profitable growth opportunities across forestry operations in Scotland. Forestry Business Growth & Development Managers will be integral to our business development aspirations and strategy.

About you

We are seeking applications from dynamic people, with a passion for forestry, and an aptitude and enthusiasm for developing new business opportunities, building strong working relationships and nurturing our existing and prospective client base. Most of all you should thrive on creating opportunity and delivering complex and multi-faceted projects in order to grow our forestry business. In addition, you’ll have:

  • A degree or equivalent qualification in Forestry/Countryside Management or closely related land-based sector.
  • Good knowledge and proven working experience of the UK forestry sector including associated grants and funding opportunities.
  • Experience in project management.
  • An aptitude for business development.
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Professional membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters or another directly relevant professional
  • Full driving licence.

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