Assistant Forest Manager

Scottish Woodlands Ltd is a leading forestry management company with a long tradition of serving forest owners and investors in Scotland and the rest of the UK. We provide a comprehensive range of forest, estate and land-related services underpinned by our in-depth market experience, knowledge base and commitment to quality. The business is largely employee owned, and this encourages a dedication and commitment to the highest standards of professionalism and customer focus. Our aim is to understand each client’s specific objectives and then to provide a service which is both flexible and personal. We are currently seeking candidates for the following position:


Fenwick, Ayrshire

Have you recently graduated in any Land Management or agricultural discipline? We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Graduate level Assistant Forest Manager to become part of the growing forestry team operating from our office in Fenwick, Ayrshire, 20 miles South of Glasgow. 

The role involves all aspects of woodland creation and management including the requirement to prepare and manage budgets, report writing, grant scheme applications, cost control, operational planning, and contract supervision.

To be successful in this role you must be professional, self-motivated and capable of working on your own and as part of our expanding team. You will ideally have demonstrable experience directly related to forestry, however we welcome applicants that have relevant land management or agricultural experience with transferable knowledge and skills.

It is desirable that you have relevant academic qualifications, Essential criteria for this role includes: IT literacy skills, strong organisational and excellent communication skills.  Relevant academic qualifications are desirable as full training will be provided. As this role will involve frequent travel, a current full driving licence is also essential.

Both formal and mentor led training will be provided, supporting the development of the successful candidate to reach their potential within the business. 

ICF membership is preferred however not essential, full support for membership will be provided and encouraged by the company.

Scottish Woodlands offers an attractive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience. This includes pension scheme, life assurance, private health care, company vehicle and the opportunity for equity participation. The company has a unique structure and is 80% owned by staff. Applicants will also be given excellent personal and career development opportunities 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 on the careers section of our Webpage.

Applications should be submitted in writing, along with CV.  

Closing date:  Sunday 15th November 2020

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