Charity Project Development Manager - Brighton - Food Poverty

William Alexander Recruitment
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Charity Project Development Manager -Moulsecoomb (Brighton) - Food Poverty/ Food Banks/ Disadvantaged Adults

FareShare is a national charity fighting food poverty and tackling food waste by redistributing surplus from the food industry to community groups and charities across the UK. It currently delivers over 40 tonnes of food a week to 90 service providers and charities including homeless shelters, food banks, children's centres and lunch clubs. In addition it supports disadvantaged adults through its volunteer programme.

This is an exciting opportunity to manage the day-to-day operations of FareShare Sussex alongside leading the development and expansion of the organisation. It will include creating and developing strategic partnerships to ensure the sustainability of the organisation and maintaining high service standards and compliance to FareShare policies and procedures.

Essential Experience

- Leadership of multiple projects (operational and strategic)
- Experience of long term partnerships with external stakeholders
- High level communication skills
- Leadership management skills
- Financial management and budgeting

Skills, abilities and attitudes

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.
- Strong presentation skills.
- Ability to create good working partnerships.
- Good numerical and analytical skills.
- Excellent administrative and organisational ability.
- IT literacy.
- A commitment to Equal Opportunities and inclusivity.
- Full, clean driving licence.
- Willingness to work flexibly including evenings and weekends.
- Good interpersonal skills.

Desirable Experience, skills and abilities

- Working with disadvantaged adults.
- Working in logistics or a warehouse environment.
- Fundraising including funding applications and stewardship of donors.
- Sales and marketing including experience using online marketing tools and CMS.
- Risk-management experience.
- Change-management experience.
- An understanding of Food Safety and Health & Safety legislation.

If you have all the skills and experience, please apply.