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Senior Forestry Manager

The Opportunity: Looking to advance your forestry career with a dynamic role that offers growth, training, and the chance to manage a talented team in the stunning rural Scottish landscape? We are looking for a highly motivated and commercially astute Senior Forestry Manager based in North West Scotland. In this client-facing role, you'll take the lead and support a growing portfolio of clients, overseeing various aspects of forestry management and woodland creation. You will have proven forestry expertise and excellent leadership skills to effectively manage and support a small team. Whether you're an experienced Forestry Manager seeking the next step in your career or looking for a role that offers continuous training and development, this opportunity is not to be missed.

The Company: A highly reputable, leading land management company with a down to earth and friendly company culture. Boasting a team of highly professional and experienced individuals, the company holds an enviable industry reputation, providing expert advice on forestry, farmland and estate interests.

Role Responsibilities:

  • To develop and maintain strong client relationships, providing advice and business support
  • To oversee forestry operations and contractors on behalf of the client
  • To manage GIS mapping, collating and interpreting the data to drive management decisions
  • To manage agreed budgets and forecasting, ensuring operational efficiency
  • To secure and manage consent and planning for clients, ensuring full compliance with industry standards
  • To manage and lead a small team, working collaboratively across the wider team to meet business objectives

Skills you will need:

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in forestry management
  • Excellent communication skills, able to communicate to a variety of audiences
  • A relationship builder with the capacity to forge and maintain business relationships
  • A strong knowledge of forestry standard, and Scottish grant applications
  • Highly organised with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Commercially astute, confident in managing financial data and reports
  • A problem solver who can think laterally to achieve positive business outcomes
  • Adaptable with a highly professional manner
  • Excellent IT skills and proficient in the use of GIS mapping systems
  • Full UK driving licence


  • Membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters

Remuneration: An excellent remuneration and generous benefits package is available to the successful candidate.

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

Sector: Forestry
Role: Senior Forestry Manager
Location: North West Scotland
Job Ref: CR 1968

Contact: Amanda Latham
07939 853949

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