Food Hub Manager

Could you be our new Food Hub Manager?


Commitment: Three days (24h) per week including Saturdays or Sundays, with the availability to pick up additional hours, starting ASAP for an initial duration of 3 months.

Pay: This is a paid position offering the real living wage, currently £9.50 per hour


Food Works is a not for profit social enterprise, building fair and sustainable food for Sheffield. Food Works operates 3 hubs in Sheffield and we are looking for a motivated and experienced manager to help us run our hubs. The Food Hub Manager – Logistics is responsible for all our food operations on site, and coordinates our volunteers in the delivery of a range of Food Services.

Key responsibilities

  • Ensuring safe operating of equipment and premises, as the key person of responsibility onsite.
  • Overseeing all critical procedures, including temperature and transport logs.
  • Managing a team of diverse volunteers, to encourage a positive working environment and promote development.
  • Ensuring food is handled and stored in a way that does not compromise the safety of food or people.
  • Effectively overseeing customer service and payments across a range of different products and services.
  • Adapting services and operations at the Food Hub in line with the needs of Food Works.


We need a person who fits our team and mission. Specifically for this role we would like someone who is:

  • An experienced manager of both people and resources.
  • A capable organiser who can work with minimal supervision.
  • Experienced in delivering training and inductions.
  • Physical manual handling capacity.
  • Good level of IT skills, in particular with G-Suite.
  • Excellent communication skills, with a key attention to detail in managing written and verbal communication.
  • Skilled at customer service and conflict resolution.
  • Valid UK drivers licence.

In addition, please read ‘Food Works – About Us’ for more information about joining our team.

How to apply

Send your CV and cover letter to by Friday 4th June 2021. 

Interviews to take place on 10th/11th June.