Contracts Manager - Melrose & Castle Douglas

We are seeking enthusiastic, self-motivated individuals with experience to join our existing team in South Scotland. The key duties would involve working closely with colleagues on the management and supervision of large scale timber harvesting operations.


Based from our Melrose and Castle Douglas Offices, the successful applicants, would be part of a team responsible for the company’s growing harvesting activity in these areas and should have experience and a good working knowledge of contract processes.


An in-depth understanding of site planning, health & safety management and working with contractors is essential. You should also be capable of working with Forest Management colleagues on existing client properties and possess excellent communication and organisational ability. 


As this role involves frequent travel to remote locations, a full current driving licence is essential. You should also hold relevant academic qualifications. Professional membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters or progressing towards attaining chartered status would be preferred.


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 (stating current salary), along with CV to