Cultura Connect Forestry Logo Link

Trainee Harvesting Manager

The Opportunity: Looking to grow and develop your career? Not sure of the path to go down, but have a pull towards forestry and eager to learn more about the sector? Perhaps you've made the first steps but don't know where to go from here? We have a unique and exciting opportunity to immerse yourself in a comprehensive learning experience, blending theoretical with practical skills in sustainable timber harvesting operations. We are searching for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual eager to embrace the opportunity to join a Management Training Programme, with the dedication to building a rewarding career in the forestry sector.

The Company: A well-established timber harvesting business in the UK that provides an unparalleled standard of service and expertise to a variety of clients. A wealth of expertise and experience within the organisation enables the company to deliver the highest level of service and financial return to clients all across the UK.

Role Responsibilities:

  • To undertake the full management training programme which will provide you with the following skills;
  • Daily management of a harvesting site
  • The knowledge of felling permission and certifications
  • Management of harvesting, sale of timber, marketing and timber valuation
  • Preparation of financial performance reports, budgets and forecasts
  • Management of health and safety and industry standard requirements
  • Qualifications from training courses undertaken

Skills you will need:

  • An interest and desire to work in the forestry and harvesting sector
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • The ability to build and develop relationship fluidly and effectively
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Good commercial acumen
  • A problem solver, who thinks creatively to resolve situations
  • A strong team player who works collaboratively across the team
  • A willingness and commitment to your own personal development
  • Proficient in IT skills and Microsoft office packages
  • A UK driving licence


  • A qualification in the forestry sector

Remuneration: A competitive salary commensurate with the candidate's experience and benefits package. Package to include a company vehicle, pension, life assurance, cycle to work scheme

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: Trainee Harvesting Manager
Location: South Scotland
Job Ref: CR 1847

Contact: Joe Black
07595 466353

Apply now

Cultura Connect – Connecting People in Agribusiness

Cultura Connect

01948 818448

Company Reg: 12318833

Armed Forces Covenant – Proudly supporting those who serve

Follow Us