Estate Development Manager

Applications are now closed. 

Role: Estate Development Manager 

(This is a full time, permanent post of 37 hours per week. The successful candidate will be appointed within the SEO salary range of £35,895 - £41,613 per annum.)

We are now seeking a talented and experienced individual to oversee the development and management of our estate. The National Forest Company (NFC) currently owns c. 450 hectares with plans to increase this over the next four years as part of the Government's Nature for Climate Fund programme. You will be responsible for leading our acquisition strategy, as well as programme management for establishment and development of sites through to future maintenance and legacy / disposal options. You will line manage the NFC Forest Estate Officer and contract manage our retained land agent, consultants and contractors.

The role requires innovation, financial acumen and a commercially focused approach to develop long-term and viable plans that support wider environmental, social and economic outcomes to deliver the National Forest Vision and our Corporate Plan. Strong and effective relationships will be developed with national and local strategic partners, land agents and other landowners.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity, please contact Louise Driver, Director of Operations. E-mail, Tel 01283 554211

The closing date for applications: Monday 10 May 2021 at 12 noon.

Interviews: Tuesday 25 May 2021

To find out more please download the information pack below.

If you are interested in being considered for the role, please download and complete the application and diversity monitoring forms below and return your completed application to:
Please use the subject header ‘CONFIDENTIAL R/05/21’.