​Forestry Associate/Manager

Posted 08 May 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline SustainabilityEnergy, ESG & Green Tech Finance
Contact NameElanza Loedolff

Job description

Forestry Associate/Manager

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: DOE

The Forestry Associate/Manager will be solely dedicated to the Portfolio Management activities of the forestry assets.


  • Supervise and work with the 3rd Party Asset Manager across the portfolio to manage the forestry assets and develop processes to facilitate the effective flow of information from the Forest Managers to enable Portfolio management.

  • Line management responsibilities of other members of the Forestry Portfolio team.

  • Management and delivery of monthly reporting on all assets to highlight key risks and issues across the portfolio. Attendance and contribution at internal fund based monthly update meetings.

  • Preparation and presentation of Board report for Estate based assets in the portfolio.

  • Site visits of the forestry assets as applicable. Attend site as required as any issues arise across the portfolio.

  • Work with finance team to ensure invoices are paid in a timely manner and that all income due from Timber sales is collected.

  • Evaluate budgets and work with UK Finance to prepare and monitor Budget vs. Actuals/P&L/Management Accounts

  • Review ESG potential across all assets in conjunction with wider ESG team at FSG.

  • Lead and manage portfolio wide initiatives such as Biodiversity base lining.

  • Lead and manage H&S initiatives across the forestry portfolio.

  • Support on Community Stakeholder engagement.

  • Collaborate and develop process with Investment team for the handover of newly acquired assets.

  • Liaise with Forest Managers.

  • Liaison with neighbouring Landowners and any other related stake holders as required.


  • 2-3 years in Forestry Portfolio Management experience

  • Clean driving license

If this looks like the role for you, feel free to contact Elanza Loedolff below.