Trainee Manager / Contract Supervisor

Trainee Manager/Contract Supervisor

Huntly, North Scotland

Euroforest are looking for a Trainee Manager/Contract Supervisor to join the team at our Huntly office. This vacancy would be an ideal opportunity for someone in the early stages of a forestry career, or indeed a recent graduate or someone due to graduate next summer.

The Trainee Manager/Contract Supervisor role requires a self-motivated, professional individual who has an ability to build relationships at all levels to manage contracts in an operational area.  A commercial outlook and an ability to work as part of a team is required, together with experience in timber harvesting.  Excellent organisational, communication and IT skills are desirable, but above all we are seeking applicants with enthusiasm and the drive to succeed.

Our employees are dedicated forestry enthusiasts using state of the art technology and latest industry thinking which have helped make Euroforest the UK’s largest independent timber harvesting and marketing company.

In partnership with other group companies, we 
work with landowners to manage, harvest and replant their forests.  Timber is the most sustainable building product we have, so sustainability is at the heart of what we do.   In short, we look after the complete cycle of forestry.

Working in partnership with an experienced Area Manager your duties will be as follows:-

• Organise and supervise the harvesting, marketing and sale of timber
• Liaise with colleagues, clients and landowners
• Plan and implement programmes of work
• Prepare costs and financial forecasts
• Ensure the effective use of resources
• Supervise other forest workers
• Be mindful of, and adhere to, Health, Safety & Environmental standards

Desirable Skills:

• Applicants should ideally hold a land-based qualification or have relevant practical experience.  
• A current UK driving licence is required.
• A demonstrable interest in forestry and the harvesting sector

We offer:

• Competitive Salary
• Company Vehicle
• Pension
• Life Assurance
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Staff Referral Scheme
• Laptop & Mobile Phone

For further information or to apply send your CV and a Cover Letter to quoting reference GJ/TMCS2211.  

Closing date for applications is 10th February 2023.  
Applications for this role may close early if we are oversubscribed.
Start date will be asap after interviews (notice periods allowing).

Euroforest is an Equal Opportunities Employer. The company is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, gender, or sexual orientation. We base all our employment decisions on merit, job requirements and business needs.

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