General manager sought for Scottish estate

The Scottish highlands estate of Glenfalloch is on the hunt for an experienced individual with strong leadership, financial and operational skills to become General Manager.

The key consideration in this appointment is demonstrable well-developed business acumen and particularly the ability to maximise each and every opportunity within the overall objectives of Glenfalloch.

They will require a comprehensive understanding of the impacts on highland Scotland of the twin crises of climate change and bio-diversity loss is fundamental, plus government policy and progressive upland activities combined with an affinity for the area and its heritage.

Glenfalloch is located in the Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park, extending to almost 10,000ha of predominantly moorland and upland with some 750ha of native broadleaf and Caledonian pine woodland. It includes five Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs), a Special Protection Area for Golden Eagles (SPA), a Special Area for Conservation (SAC) and is also part of the Loch Lomond National Scenic Area.

The newly created role of General Manager will be responsible for farming, deer and fisheries management, a campsite and operational services for the four small hydro schemes in the glen.

There is an Environmental Master Plan focused on peatland restoration, woodland planting, and carbon offsetting. Glenfalloch is increasing its investment in conserving and improving the natural heritage, in line with the National Park’s objectives. The vision is to protect and improve the existing natural habitat and enhance biodiversity whilst maintaining the traditional values of a highland estate.

To learn more, contact Tim Bowie at The Orcid Partnership via 07920 516292 or [email protected]