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    Job Vacancy FareShare Merseyside Project Manager application pack Job Vacancy FareShare Merseyside Project Manager application pack Document Transcript

    • January 2010 Dear Applicant, Thank you for your interest in the position of Project Manager at FareShare Merseyside. This application pack contains the job description, person specification and an application form, including an Equal Opportunities monitoring form. To apply please complete the forms and return them to: Wendy Lowe FareShare Unit H04 Tower Bridge Business Complex 100 Clements Road Bermondsey London SE16 4DG Or by email to: wendy.lowe@fareshare.org.uk Please note that all applicants are requested to complete an application form – CV’s will not be accepted. The deadline for receipt of applications is midday on Friday 5 th February. Interviews will take place in the Liverpool area week commencing 15th February. If you haven’t heard from us by 12th February you may assume that you, unfortunately, haven’t been successful. Yours sincerely, The FareShare Team
    • Job Description Job title: FareShare Project Manager Reporting to: National Operations Manager Date: January 2010 Aim To manage and ensure the ongoing success and development of the FareShare Community Food franchise in Merseyside. Dimensions • Line management responsibility for up to 2 members of staff • Overall responsibility for up to 100 volunteers (usually a maximum of 10 on any particular shift) • Budget responsibility for the project to a maximum of £200,000 per annum • Recruit and support a network of approximately 100 Community food network members and a minimum of 20 local food suppliers Salary £23, 250 - £26,613 per annum Circumstances • Working hours will be 37.5 per week, variable depending upon operational needs. This may include some evening and weekend working • Jobholder must hold, or be willing to gain, Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate • Jobholder must hold, or be willing to gain, a recognised health and safety qualification for dealing with health and safety within a warehouse/food distribution operation • Jobholder must be hold, or be willing to gain, a forklift truck licence
    • Principal Accountabilities Management • Manage and develop the FareShare Merseyside project, within the guidelines of FareShare National policies and procedures and the needs of the local community. • To develop relevant additional policies and procedures for the project and to ensure that all staff, volunteers, donors, recipients and visitors adhere to them as appropriate • To be responsible for the recruitment, management, training and development of staff and volunteers within the project • Working with other support staff and partners, ensure that all shifts are planned, controlled and filled, and to be prepared to work at short notice providing cover for shifts on occasion, including driving the van or navigating as required by the operation • Manage the FareShare Merseyside office and develop and monitor office systems, including the FareShare database • To manage the financial budget for the project and the petty cash system • To be responsible for the fundraising for the FareShare Merseyside operation • Be responsible for the health & safety and security of the project, including building, vehicles, staff and volunteers, working to update appropriate risk assessments where necessary • To ensure the service is delivered in accordance with FareShare Equal Opportunities Policy • To ensure that the vans used by FareShare Merseyside are roadworthy and legal (taxed, insured etc) and to ensure there is payment of appropriate congestion charges and tolls Communications • To develop and maintain good relations and communications with food donors and recipient projects • To liaise effectively with FareShare National and other organisations at local and national level as appropriate • To monitor and evaluate the projects activities and make regular reports to the FareShare National team and to Chapter 1, the FareShare Merseyside franchise partner, as required • To promote the project positively and proactively including representing FareShare Merseyside in communication with the media and in making representation to existing and potential funders • To maximise networking opportunities where apropriate Other • To carry out any other duties which may be necessary in the light of the main purpose of the job
    • Person Specification Essential Desirable Willing to train At least 2 years Experience of taking Willing to train to Level II experience of working in responsibility for health food hygiene qualification one or more of the and safety issues within a within 6 months of being following areas: project food distribution and/or appointed management, food warehousing operation. distribution, warehousing operation Experience of supervising, Experience in the Willing to train to a Health training and managing management and training and Safety qualification staff of volunteers and, ideally, experience of working as a volunteer Problem solver and Experience of working in Willing to train for a competent decision maker highly regulated forklift truck licence environment and demonstrable risk assessment capabilities Team player able to Training skills Experience of food motivate and develop preparation and storage people through positive approaches and experience of working with people who require support Presentation skills Fundraising skills
    • Data Protection Act 1985 The information or data which you have supplied on this form will be processed and held on computer, and will also be processed and held on your personal records if appointed. The data may be processed by FareShare for the purposes of equality monitoring, compiling statistics, and for keeping of other employment records. By signing and returning this application form you will be deemed to be giving your explicit consent to processing of data contained or referred to on it, including any information which may be considered to be sensitive personal data. EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES MONITORING FORM Confidential - Office use only: Post applied for: FareShare Project Manager - Liverpool Surname: Forename: Address: Home/mobile telephone no.: Work telephone no. Please note that in line with our Equal Opportunities policy, your name will be removed from the application form before those involved in recruitment and selection of this post see it. FareShare is committed to the successful development of an equal opportunities policy in relation to the recruitment and selection of employees. To assist with the monitoring of this policy, we would be grateful if you could COMPLETE THE DETAILS BELOW AND RETURN THE FORM WITH YOUR APPLICATION. The monitoring form does not constitute any part of the shortlisting or interview process. If you choose not to complete this section, your application WILL NOT be affected. The purpose of this section is purely to gain general information about the composition of the applicants within FareShare and all details given will be strictly confidential.
    • PLEASE TICK APPROPRIATE BOXES 1. I would describe my ethnic origin as: WHITE MIXED British White and Black Caribbean Irish White and Black African Any other white background (please state below) White and Asian Any other mixed background (please state below) ………………………………………………….. …………………………………………………… ASIAN BLACK Asian British Black British Indian Caribbean Pakistani African Bangladeshi Any other Black background Any other Asian background (please state) (please state) …………………………………………… …………………………………………………… CHINESE OR OTHER ETHNIC GROUP Chinese Any other (please state below) …………………………………………………… 2. I would describe my gender as: Male Female 3. My age is: 16-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60+ 6. Do you consider yourself to have a disability YES / NO If yes, could you give a brief description of your disability --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 7. Where did you hear about this vacancy with FareShare? --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FARESHARE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT FareShare seeks to be an organisation that serves homeless and disadvantaged people in all their diversity. We will therefore encourage any person or organisation with whom we are connected to adopt equal opportunities practices and policies. This includes existing and potential staff, trustees, volunteers, partners, service users and contractors. Thank you for your cooperation.
    • FARESHARE JOB APPLICATION FORM CONFIDENTIAL Post applied for: FareShare Project Manager - Liverpool Reference Surname: Forename: Address: Telephone: Home Work Can we call you at work? YES/NO Please ensure that your name and address are included on the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.
    • EMPLOYMENT – Please give details of your employment history. Continue on a separate sheet if necessary. Present/ Last From: To Job title and main tasks Salary/ reason employers name (Mth/ Yr) for leaving and address TRAINING – Please give details of any course (external and internal) undertaken within the last ten years (including dates and length of courses etc).
    • QUALIFICATIONS (Academic/ professional) Place of Education From/To Subject Qualifications obtained DISCLOSURE OF CONVICTIONS – Have you ever been convicted of any offence, which is not considered ‘spent’ YES/NO (if yes, please give details on a separate sheet) What is your notice period and, if successful, when could you take up your appointment? REFERENCES – Please give details below of two people whom we may contact for references, one of whom should be your present/ last employer. Name: Name: Job Title: Job Title: Address: Address: Phone No: Phone No: Relationship to you: Relationship to you: Please note FareShare will not approach referees unless your application is successful. SUPPORTING INFORMATION - Please use the space overleaf to explain why you fulfill the requirements of the post for which you are applying and any relevant unpaid/voluntary work experience that meet the requirements of the person specification.
    • You may continue on one A4 sheet only. Data Protection Act 1985 The information or data which you have supplied on this form will be processed and held on computer, and will also be processed and held on your personal records if appointed. The data may be processed by FareShare for the purposes of equality monitoring, compiling statistics, and for keeping of other employment records. By signing and returning this application form you will be deemed to be giving your explicit consent to processing of data contained or referred to on it, including any information which may be considered to be sensitive personal data. Please sign, date and return your completed application form to: Wendy Lowe FareShare Unit H04 Tower Bridge Business Complex 100 Clements Road Bermondsey London SE16 4DG Or email to: wendy.lowe@fareshare.org.uk Thank you. Signed:_______________________ Date:_______________