Find your place

Our goal is to connect good people with good food. We advertise sustainable food jobs and training opportunities to help jobseekers and employers find each other.


Food Manager

Healthy Me Healthy Communities Ltd
Manchester M9 5BG

Posted: 07/08/2019

Deadline: 26/08/2019

Compensation: £28,000 pa

Paid Full-time Fixed term / contract

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced professional to shape our food procurement practices and develop new food products that meet the needs of our Community Grocer members. The successful applicant will manage all things related to food including securing new sources of stock (surplus and purchased), purchasing stock, developing new food products, managing a community kitchen & café team and have overall responsibility for food-safety. We have some food ideas to test and build and we are looking for an energetic, confident and solutions driven candidate with relevant food-sector expertise. Along with day to day responsibility management, you will be a member of the senior team.

The key-tasks include:

  1.       Sourcing new sources of food including surplus stock, paid for surplus food and bulk purchasing arrangements for reducing costs and increasing value for members.
  2.       Overseeing the development of new food lines for improving recruitment and retention of Community Grocer members and increasing sales income.
  3.       Management of kitchen & community-café.
  4.       Line management of staff as detailed in the organisational chart and others as required.
  5.       Provide operational and strategic insight to CEO and Board for identifying growth projects (from scoping to delivery).
  6.       Overseeing food-safety across the organisation.
  7.       Supporting income generation including large grants and contracts.
  8.       Working with the Senior Project Coordinator, coordinating the collection and delivery of stock.
  9.       Undertake other duties as required to meet the organisational needs.

Application information

Please visit our website for a full job description and information about interview dates and how to apply.

Please mention Roots to Work when applying for these jobs

About Healthy Me Healthy Communities Ltd

Healthy Me Healthy Communities is a no for profit social enterprise founded in 2012 making a positive difference to people’s health, lives and local communities. At the heart of our work is involving people who benefit from our work, believing everyone has the skills and capacity for improving their own, families and communities’ outcomes.