Opportunity - Junior Forestry Manager
Stanley Wright is an established rural property management company based near Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire. The business is focused on delivering traditional estate management services with a modern and innovative approach.
An opportunity has arisen for a Junior Forest Manager to join the company to continue to deliver informed and proactive advice to our client base.
We are looking to speak with individuals who are passionate about forestry and woodland as well as its synergy with the wider rural environment and importance in achieving net zero. People with a foundation knowledge in the UK forest industry, its practices and standards. People who can look at problems and opportunities laterally and consider solutions to maximise benefits to the client.
A full-time role based from the office with time in the field with flexibility to work from home as required. Initially the day-to-day tasks will encompass survey work, supervision of operations, planning and application submissions, mapping and GiS. The role will evolve organically over time to encompass more technical appraisals, budgeting and forecasting as well as specialised technical competencies as you wish.
The successful applicant will hold a relevant qualification with a minimum HND level and a 2 + year post qualification experience in forestry. Knowledge of the forestry industry, grant processes and forestry standards is a must, as well as a full driving licence.
In return, an excellent opportunity to develop and grow as a professional forester in an exciting and evolving industry. We are offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience. Continued professional development is encouraged and supported.