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Natural Capital GIS & Data Administrator

The Future Forest Company (FFC) team are looking for an enthusiastic, early career data and GIS administrator to join them. The role will manage spatial and operational data, with a particular focus on carbon from forestry, biodiversity, peatland restoration and estate management projects within the FFC portfolio. 

Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City of (Remote)

About FFC

The Future Forest Company are an impact for profit organisation, helping businesses achieve their sustainability goals: whether that’s by working together on one of their biodiversity projects, supporting their UK reforestation projects or purchasing high-integrity carbon credits generated on their sites. They exist to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, restore biodiversity and fight climate change.

About the Position

Role requirements:

They are looking for someone who is mission driven and can show a true passion for what they do. You’ll have a keen interest in green carbon and land conservation, strong IT skills, particularly MS Excel and functional GIS knowledge. Everyone in the FFC team is given a high degree of autonomy, and common sense with a grounded proactive approach and sense of humour is essential. No specific forestry or ecology qualifications are required, but would be viewed favourably as would Carbon Code(s) exposure.

Working hours:

  • Full time
  • Staff position
  • Remote working home-based role, Central Scotland strongly preferred.
  • Flexible working

What they are looking for:

  • Strong IT skills, particularly MS Excel and GIS
  • Data management experience of potentially very large datasets, including spatial data
  • Shows initiative and takes ownership
  • Comfortable working remotely and independently


  • £24,000 - £27,000 pro rata (dependant on experience) 

They are looking for the best candidate based on the values they can add and encourage all candidates who believe they have the required skills and experience for any of their roles to apply.

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