Melrose – Scottish Borders

The UK government has committed to a target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and due to this our work programmes have increased significantly Scottish Woodlands is seeking to engage with enthusiastic professionals, with a passion for harvesting operations and who can offer a fresh and visionary way of thinking As a key member of a high performing team, operating in a competitive and commercial environment, we are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and self motivated individual with relevant harvesting and marketing experience

The Role…

Based out of our Melrose office, key duties will include working closely with our existing clients and customers as well as the development of new business To be successful in this role you will need to have an in depth understanding of timber marketing standing sale assessments site planning harvesting systems and working with contractors You should be capable of working with our existing timber harvesting team and other Forest Management colleagues on existing client properties

Demonstrable operational experience and the capability of working on your own initiative is essential as you will need to be able to work under pressure, in a fast paced environment Forestry qualifications are advantageous but not a pre requisite This position may also suit someone with an environmental, geography, agricultural or rural surveying qualification or who has the relevant practical experience You should have a professional acumen, be commercially aware and possess excellent communication and organisation skills Experience of contract/project management and health safety management are also essential for the role

Scottish Woodlands offer …

An attractive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience, company vehicle, generous pension scheme, life assurance, permanent health insurance, private health care, and the opportunity for equity participation.

The company, recently ranked 76/100 of Scotland’s top Private Companies 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, motivated team.

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Closing Date: 7th July 2023