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Hammersmith and Fulham Foodbank
London, Greater London (On-site)
£35995 per annum
Job description
Hammersmith and Fulham Foodbank is entering an exciting phase of development as we strive to make a positive impact in our community. We are dedicated to providing essential support to those facing crisis, delivering foodbank sessions, offering wraparound services, and engaging with schools, businesses, and local events to promote our mission. In the next 12 months, we have ambitious plans to tackle some of the wider poverty indicators that lead people to need Foodbank support.

At Hammersmith and Fulham Foodbank, our mission is to create a profound and lasting impact on our community, and we're looking for an experienced Operations Coordinator to join our team and be a catalyst for change. In this pivotal role, you will be at the heart of our transformative work, driving the enhancement of logistical operations that ensure a safe, compliant, and efficient workspace. Your contribution will directly impact the lives of those who depend on our essential services.

Key responsibilities:

- Lead and ensure operational excellence: Oversee and maintain high-quality, client-centered operational services, while supporting volunteers and coordinating resources to meet established standards.
- Facilities and logistics management: Manage logistics, resources, and facilities, including coordinating with key stakeholders, maintaining inventory, and negotiating agreements with suppliers and partners.
- Compliance and Health & Safety: Act as the Health and Safety Lead, ensuring adherence to policies and regulations, conducting risk assessments, and maintaining a safe working environment.
- Community engagement and data management: Foster relationships with partners, represent the organisation externally, manage events and outreach activities, and oversee data and digital management.

- Collaborate closely with our dedicated team: working closely with our Warehouse Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator, Client Support Coordinator, and Hub Supervisor, to ensure smooth logistics across our Hammersmith and Fulham centres.

What you\'ll bring:

- Proven experience in operational service delivery and policy documentation.
- A passion for creating positive change in your community.
- Exceptional organisational skills and an ability to lead in a dynamic environment.

What we’ll offer:

- Full-time (37.5 hrs), indefinite contract
- Competitive salary
- 33 days annual leave
- Pension scheme
- Competitive benefits
- Opportunities for professional growth

Application Deadline:

Please note that the closing date for applications is initially set for Monday 4th December 2023, but depending on the number of applications received, we may bring this forward. We encourage early applications.

Further details:

Location: Based at HFFB Warehouse, 19 Gliddon Road, London, W14 9BL, with regular visits to other local Foodbank centres (see locations page of our website). Opportunity for some home working by arrangement.

Requirements: An Enhanced Criminal Records check is required for this role as we work with vulnerable people in society.

Hammersmith and Fulham Foodbank is an Equal Opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all staff and volunteers. We serve a diverse part of London and would particularly welcome applications from residents of Hammersmith and Fulham.

Strictly no agencies, please.

About Hammersmith and Fulham Foodbank:
We are the Hammersmith and Fulham Foodbank, an independent charity, and proud member of the Trussell Trust Foodbank Network, providing a range of essential services for people who need help in our community. Our mission is the prevention and relief from poverty. But we don’t ‘just’ provide food. We know that by the time someone comes to the Foodbank, there may be wider issues needing support, which is why we also offer professional advice through our partners such as Citizens Advice H&F and Anchor Counselling. We offer free talking therapies, run an art class, and distribute fruit and vegetable vouchers to local families. We believe in helping ‘the whole person’ when possible and aim to respond quickly to the needs we see around us.

Location: London, W14 9BL
Contract: Full time, Permanent
Salary: £35,995

Closing date 04-12-2023

REF-209 571
Posted on: 31 October 2023
Closed date: 28 November 2023 at 00:00
Job ref: 209571
Tags: Finance