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FareShare now operates 21 Regional Centres around the UK. The majority of these are run by local charitable organisations we call our Delivery Partners. This enables us to be a UK-wide organisation yet also think and behave with local concerns at the heart of our actions. We support 10,943 local charities and groups – our Community Food Members and Associates. Over the past year 19,519 tonnes of food were redistributed by FareShare Regional Centres and FareShare Go nationwide, our charity network serves 924,000 people every week. In 2018 our impact was felt in at least 1,960 towns, cities and villages, helping UK charities and community groups avoid costs of more than £33m and delivering over £70m value to the UK taxpayer.
Hunger is a growing issue in the UK and while there is surplus food that is otherwise going to waste, we believe that this food should be used to feed people first. Demand far outstrips supply.
About FareShare Go
FareShare and the Irish social enterprise FoodCloud have been working together since 2016 in a partnership designed to help UK retailers address the issue of edible surplus food they may have within their stores. This innovative partnership, known as FareShare Go, brings together a technology platform and FareShare’s knowledge of the UK charity food redistribution market. Using this App we are connecting charities with edible surplus foods. Initially this scheme has been working with Tesco, with a view to roll this service out to all retailers across the UK & Ireland in the longer term.
Since launching the scheme last year we have already connected over 7,500 charities with over 2,700 stores.
FareShare is looking for exceptional individuals, with the range of skills that will play a vital role in contributing to the success of this innovative project. As part of the FareShare team you will work with a range of inspiring individuals who care passionately about our mission, and the communities we serve.
FareShare’s Strategy & Vision
Vision: We have the vision of a UK where “No good food goes to waste”.
Mission: To use surplus, fit for consumption, food to feed those who are vulnerable in the UK by supporting front line charitable organisations that tackle the cause and not just the symptoms of food poverty.
Our Purpose: We are doers. We are a community. We change lives.
Passion – for our cause and the challenge that lies ahead
Ambition – to go the extra mile and drive the change that must happen
Respect – for ourselves, each other, our volunteers, our partners and our beneficiaries
Collaboration – it’s only by working with others that we can be stronger
Focus – on providing the best service possible so that we deliver andachieve the most for our clients/customers.
We are seeking an outstanding candidate, with excellent communication skills and a positive attitude to join our fast paced project; managing a small team based in locations across the Central & Eastern England area.
As a Regional Manager you will be responsible for enhancing and growing a wide range of stakeholder relationships across your region. You will manage a regional team of Community Coordinators, who will oversee the day to day relationships with charities, the stores that they are collecting from and the retailers they are working with. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, a strong ability to build long lasting, trusting relationships and overall be an exemplary ambassador for FareShare Go through the promotion of our brand and message.
The Regional Manager will manage a team to work across their designated area, with the following key outcomes:
The expectations for the ‘field based roles’ are = 3 - 4 days working with your teams/retailers/regional centres/CFAs, either at customer or company sites within your region, with 1 - 2 days working from home.
You will also be required to attend Regional Manager Meetings with your peers every 6 weeks, in Sheffield, London or Birmingham.