Forestry and Land Scotland
Area Land Agent
Location: Multiple (See JD)
Salary: GBP 45,348 – GBP 49,371(27.5% Pension Contribution plus Benefits)
Working at Forestry and Land Scotland is all about ‘People, Pride and Purpose.’ Join us and take pride in helping look after something incredibly valuable to the people of Scotland and its visitors – Scotland’s national forests and land.
At FLS, you’ll work with talented, innovative, and committed people who enjoy a range of flexible working options. It’s an exciting time to join us as we spearhead the fight against climate change in Scotland, support the economy, protect and enhance the environment, and make positive contributions to local communities.
We are looking for 2 Area Land Agents, 1 to join our team in Central Region and the other to join our team in South Region. This role will report directly to the Regional Manager, working closely with the Regional Leadership Team to meet objectives. You will be supported by the Land Agency Programme Manager within the estates team. You may have line management responsibilities in this role.
The main duties of the role will be to ensure the effective management of the let estate with a diverse portfolio of agreements, servitudes and wayleaves. E.g. agricultural agreements, mineral leases, windfarm access agreements, variety of utility projects, timber access agreements for third parties. You will also negotiate new agreements and leases, liaise with internal specialist teams and stakeholders on a variety of issues, and manage external consultants.
The Central Region post will ideally be based in either our West Calder or Aberfoyle Offices and the South Region post will be based in either our Newton Stewart or Dumfries Office, as it will be predominantly focused on supporting the West of the Region. Both roles are likely to be hybrid roles along with home working.
Please see the job description and Success Profile document attached for a full role overview.
Area Land Agent – Job Description & Success Profile.pdf
Send us your CV and a supporting statement for this role (we have provided a copy of a CV template to assist you).
Closing date: 7 March 2023.