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Senior Forestry Manager

The Opportunity: Are you an ambitious and experienced woodland specialist, looking for a role where you can really shape your career and be part of a growing and exciting development? The Senior Forestry Manager will be dedicated to ensure a broad variety of natural habitats are established and maintained through our client's woodlands. A varied role, you will pull on your knowledge and experience to achieve favourable business outcomes whilst positively engaging and inspiring the team. An influential position you will be a natural 'people person' who is passionate and devoted to conversation and the management of woodlands. A fantastic opportunity to really grow your career in a flexible and hybrid role based in Warwickshire.

The Company: A thriving and growing not-for-profit organisation, actively preserving and restoring the broadleaf woodlands in England. The company is fully committed to the sustainable conservation and development of woodland areas enabling natural habitats to prosper and flourish.

Role Responsibilities:

  • To work closely with senior management team to ensure the aims and objectives of the organisation are met
  • To create and provide management plans to develop and enhance the natural habitat
  • Management of a team, aiding and supporting their professional development
  • To ensure compliance with industry standards throughout the business
  • To keep up to date on eligible industry grants and funding schemes
  • To establish and develop relationships with stakeholders, external agencies, and partners
  • To actively promote the values and standards of the business to the wider community

Skills you will need:

Essential:

  • A degree in forestry, land management or a related subject
  • Proven experience and knowledge of forestry management, wildlife habitat and conservation
  • An understanding of environmental legislation, health and safety and grant schemes
  • Experience of working and using QGIS or other GIS mapping systems
  • Proven experience of managing a diverse team
  • Excellent leadership and people skills
  • Strong organisational skills, with experience of managing multiple workloads to agreed deadlines
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-driven and motivated with a positive work ethic
  • A strong team player who can work autonomously when required
  • Excellent IT skills, data reporting and proficient in the Microsoft office suite
  • A passion and desire to work outside, fully committed to conservation and the environment
  • A clean UK driving licence with the willingness and desire to travel daily

Desirable:

  • Experience of budget management
  • Experience of mentoring and staff development

Remuneration: A competitive salary and benefits package.

Are you interested? If you are interested in this role and would like to know more about it, please contact Joe on the details below.

Sector: Forestry
Role: Senior Forestry Manager
Location: Warwickshire
Job Ref: CR 1826

Contact: Joe Black
joe@culturaconnect.co.uk
07595 466353

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