Plant Supply Operations Manager

5 July 2024

Forestry and Land Scotland

Full-time, based at Newton

Closing date: 4 August 2024


Salary: £49,493 - £53,884 + 28 percent employer pension contributions

Contract: Full time

Region: North

Job reference: REQ0796

Working at Forestry and Land Scotland is all about ‘People, Pride and Purpose.’ Join us and take pride in supporting the economy, protecting and enhancing the environment by managing Scotland's National forests and land.

The Plant Supply Operations Manager will be accountable, through effective leadership of the team, for ensuring the reliable supply of high-quality trees. Duties include developing and implementing plans to optimise plant health, enhance productivity, and meet customer demand. The postholder will have unwaveringly high standards in relation to health and safety, plant health, quality and biosecurity.

FLS Plant and Seed Supply is a dedicated team of 30 people responsible for growing or sourcing the 25 million trees per year required for the forests and land managed by FLS. We do this from the only publicly owned tree nursery in Scotland, Newton Nursery, near Elgin, which is currently being redeveloped with a 12,000sqm glasshouse. More info here: Newton Nursery - Forestry and Land Scotland

To be successful in this role you must have experience in horticultural or agricultural nursery management. For more information about the role and experience required please see the job description and success profile.

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