Greater London

£27,000 - £30,000



Job Description

Are you a motivated and experienced Head of Programmes looking for a new challenge?

FoodCycle is an award-winning and innovative charity that builds communities by combining volunteers, surplus food and spare kitchen spaces to create nutritious meals for people at risk from food poverty and social isolation. 

FoodCycle was established in 2009 and has grown into a national charity with 16 projects across the UK in less than three years. We are seeking an inspirational Head of Programmes to manage the delivery of our national network.

You should have at least three years’ experience and a proven track record of developing, managing and delivering volunteer-led programmes on a national scale as well as experience of working for a social enterprise/business, fundraising and partnership building. You also need to seriously love food.

Please apply with a CV and a covering letter of no more than 2 pages telling us why you would be the ideal candidate to lead FoodCycle’s progammes and how you fit the person specification.

The deadline for submissions is 9am Tuesday 10th April 2012. First stage interviews will take place by telephone on Monday 16th April 2012 with the panel interview taking place on Friday 20th April 2012.

Due to limited resources we regret that we cannot respond to all applications so if you have not heard from us by the 16th April 2012 then you have not been successful this time.

FoodCycle strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from everyone!

All FoodCycle forms and advertisements are available is Arial and large type on request.

Terms and Conditions

Hours: 37.5 hours per week. Mon-Friday, with some evening and weekend work

Pay: £27,000 -£30,000 (depending on experience) pro rata

Location: Unit 4 Huguenot Place, Heneage Street, London, E1 5LN with travel around the country

Holidays: 23 days per year pro rata plus public holidays pro rata and 3 discretionary days over Christmas.

Pension: We are currently in the process of setting up our pension scheme with the Pensions Trust

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