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Assistant Forestry Manager

SSE plc

Location: Perth and Kinross

Job Type: Full time

Posted


About the Role

Base Location: Perth

Salary: £39,415 - £45,136 + car /cash allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

The key duties & responsibilities of the Assistant Forestry Manager are:

- Assist Forestry Managers in forestry management planning, design and delivery of forestry operations across a given portfolio of projects through the SHE Transmission Network.

- Assist Forestry Managers in co-ordinating and ensuring the successful implementation of Forestry Project Management Service in order to deliver project programmes on time and within budget for Large Capital Projects across Base Capex, Customer Connections and Strategic Wider Works portfolios.

- Manage forestry related risk to future Network security.

- Assist in providing forestry management on sites at different stages in the development process both early on during the site identification and assessment phase, throughout development and during the project refinement and execution stages.

- Stakeholder engagement is an important element of this role, and you will have a wide array of stakeholders, both internal and external, to develop and maintain positive working relationships. These stakeholders include landowners, tenants, their agents, forestry contractors and relevant bodies such as the Scottish Forestry.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Working knowledge of forestry management practice, forestry measurement protocols and forestry operations management and supervision, with emphasis on timber harvesting operations.

- Working understanding of UK forestry standard and best practice, with emphasis on knowledge of felling licence laws, woodland management planning and planting schemes.

- Working understanding of forestry valuation process of woodlands and standing tree crops.

- Working understanding of energy networks and their structure and governance.

About our Business

At SSEN Transmission, we take immense pride in owning and operating the high-voltage electricity transmission network across the north of Scotland. We transport energy from where it is generated to wherever it is needed, ensuring a safe and reliable electricity supply for the communities we serve. But that's not all – we're committed to upgrading the grid to deliver cleaner, homegrown energy for the future. By developing, building and maintaining a network for net zero, we're creating secure power for generations to come.

What’s in it for you?

You will receive an excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for ‘Inclusion & Diversity at SSE’ to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact shirley-anne.o’connor@sse.com / 01738

About the Role

Base Location: Perth

Salary: £39,415 - £45,136 + car /cash allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

The key duties & responsibilities of the Assistant Forestry Manager are:

- Assist Forestry Managers in forestry management planning, design and delivery of forestry operations across a given portfolio of projects through the SHE Transmission Network.

- Assist Forestry Managers in co-ordinating and ensuring the successful implementation of Forestry Project Management Service in order to deliver project programmes on time and within budget for Large Capital Projects across Base Capex, Customer Connections and Strategic Wider Works portfolios.

- Manage forestry related risk to future Network security.

- Assist in providing forestry management on sites at different stages in the development process both early on during the site identification and assessment phase, throughout development and during the project refinement and execution stages.

- Stakeholder engagement is an important element of this role, and you will have a wide array of stakeholders, both internal and external, to develop and maintain positive working relationships. These stakeholders include landowners, tenants, their agents, forestry contractors and relevant bodies such as the Scottish Forestry.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Working knowledge of forestry management practice, forestry measurement protocols and forestry operations management and supervision, with emphasis on timber harvesting operations.

- Working understanding of UK forestry standard and best practice, with emphasis on knowledge of felling licence laws, woodland management planning and planting schemes.

- Working understanding of forestry valuation process of woodlands and standing tree crops.

- Working understanding of energy networks and their structure and governance.

About our Business

At SSEN Transmission, we take immense pride in owning and operating the high-voltage electricity transmission network across the north of Scotland. We transport energy from where it is generated to wherever it is needed, ensuring a safe and reliable electricity supply for the communities we serve. But that's not all – we're committed to upgrading the grid to deliver cleaner, homegrown energy for the future. By developing, building and maintaining a network for net zero, we're creating secure power for generations to come.

What’s in it for you?

You will receive an excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for ‘Inclusion & Diversity at SSE’ to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact shirley-anne.o’connor@sse.com / 01738 351976.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.

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