Forestry/ Arboricultural Manager

Manager United Kingdom Full Time

SDL Solutions

About the Company

Renewable Energy. Done Differently.
SDL Solutions offers a 360° service in the production and supply of renewable energy across the UK.

With our dedicated team of specialists and state of the art machinery we offer a comprehensive and unrivalled arboricultural service.

About the job

The Position:
We have an exciting opportunity for a Forestry/Arboricultural Manager to join our team. Reporting to the Commercial Director, the Manager will contribute to the performance and growth of our Forestry/Arb division and ensure that we exceed our client’s expectations on safety, quality and operational delivery.

With a good understanding of the key trades and accepted standards of workmanship, the successful candidate will ideally hold recognised qualifications in Forestry and Arboricultural surveying along with experience in both areas. You will be up to date with Health, Safety & Environmental guidelines and legislation along with having previously worked within strict ISO 9001/14001/18001 policies and procedures.


Duties will include:
Managing multiple sites and contracts.
Planning work
Ensuring all relevant RAMS are filled out
Carry out site safety inspections
Pricing ad hoc work
Help maintain accreditations
Ensure all maintenance is carried out and documented
The Manager will maintain the quality and level of service delivery, ensuring that the forestry and Arb portfolio is delivered.
Prepare specifications and reports on new or existing works as required.

Preferred Skills

The candidate will ideally have had some, but not necessarily all of the following experiences

A degree or diploma, or the equivalent in forestry, horticulture, arboriculture, environment, land use or related discipline. 5 or more year’s relevant managerial and operational experience or equivalent relevant practical experience.
Previous experience in the rail industry
Experienced in effectively leading teams
Effective influencing and negotiating skills.
Knowledge and strong commercial acumen of tendering

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