Land Acquisition Manager

Future Forest Company

Remote, with travel to sites across Scotland
£30,000 - £50,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

We are on a mission to remove as much excess CO2 from the atmosphere as we can, in order to avoid the most disastrous effects of global warming and the climate crisis. We’re achieving this by planting forests that are profitable, meaning we can scale up our land holding, plant millions of trees, and grow a climate solution which removes significant amounts of CO2 from the atmosphere. Our tools to do this have expanded from reforestation alone to co-deploying reforestation with biochar and enhanced weathering, two relatively new carbon removal technologies being trialled, potentially increasing the amount of carbon sequestered per hectare by an order of magnitude. We have a plan to reach 50k hectares of land holding, and plant 50 million trees.

About the role

You will be responsible for assessing and acquiring new sites for The Future Forest Company. We have a very ambitious goal of 50k land ownership, so this will be an exciting and core role for the company. You will be working directly with the CEO.

This role is as much about high quality analysis as it is about relationship management. You will be involved in:

  • Assessing land to understand its suitability for our range of carbon removal technologies
  • Overseeing the acquisition process
  • Building up our pipeline of potential sites
  • Building up our network for off-market land deals
  • Managing relationships with lawyers and contractors for surveys etc

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for someone with 3+ years of experience in an analytical/strategic role.

You must have:

  • The ability to think strategically
  • Strong appraisal and negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Acquisition experience, or similar
  • Experience in building and managing relationships
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Driving license

What you get

  • Salary dependent on experience, £30-50k
  • Shares in The Future Forest Company
  • Team building days & company offsites at our land in Scotland
  • The chance to help build a company that is leading the way in the fight against climate change
  • Industry leading pension scheme

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