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Tribe Recruitment ltd

Job Description:

About the Company

Eat My Lunch is a social enterprise on a mission to ensure that no kiwi kid goes hungry at school.

In the last 5 years they have experienced massive growth and using a ‘Buy One. Give One’ model, they’ve made and delivered over 1.5 million lunches to customers and Given another 1.6 million lunches to kiwi kids in need. They currently provide ~2,000 lunches every school day to kids in Auckland and Wellington.

Eat My Lunch has won a tender for the Government’s Ka Ora, Ka Ako | Healthy School Lunches Programme, with the contract set to enable the business to provide lunches for approximately 16,500 Kiwi kids a day from next year, equating to 3.3 million lunches provided for children in 2021.

The announcement follows the last budget round, in which the Government committed to feeding 200,000 children a day in New Zealand in 2021 via a universal school lunch programme, an area of particular focus as many households experience heightened financial stress due to the impacts of COVID-19. The Eat My Lunch agreement will see the social enterprise providing lunches to schools across the Auckland and Wellington regions from Term 1 next year. Eat My Lunch are on the hunt for values based individuals with a can do attitude that want to be part of making a HUGE difference to Kiwi kids.

Based in central Auckland and central Wellington, with a smart, fun bunch this company is all about doing good. No two days are the same and this role allows the opportunity to work with a diverse base of schools/customers, team, and volunteers. Eat My Lunch is a hands-on and rewarding place to work.

About the Role

Reporting directly to our General Manager, this position is to lead the Eat My Lunch kitchen teams and ensure the organisation is fully compliant in all areas of quality, MPI compliance & regulatory requirements, process improvement and training across all our locations.

Our values and mission are at the heart of Eat My Lunch, so continuing to create an atmosphere where people are excited to turn up to work and take pride in what we are achieving is very much a requirement for this role.

Main responsibilities include but are not limited to

Leadership of Kitchen Teams (Auckland and Wellington) across multiple sites

Customised Food Control Plan (FCP)

Health & Safety

Staff TrainingProduction Procedures

Eat My Lunch has multiple locations so travel within Auckland is essential and travel to Wellington will be required from time to time.

About You

We are on the hunt for a highly motivated, creative, and hard-working individual to join us at the earliest opportunity. This person must have had experience in a large operational and people leadership role and are not afraid to get their hands dirty.

Recruitment and training of new kitchen production staff is the priority followed by operational efficiencies to ensure we’re operating at the highest levels.

Recruitment and training of new kitchen production staff is the priority followed by operational efficiencies to ensure we’re operating at the highest levels.

Documenting all activity and shaping a robust training plan through this period will be the key to long term success. This is a growing area and new role for someone to shape Eat My Lunches business to help take things to the next level.

To be successful you will demonstrate

Leadership of a large, diverse team and experience developing a high performing team is a must

Training and staff development, documentation and facilitation in a similar leadership role required

Significant updates to our Customised Food Control Plan (FCP) will need to be documented so experience in process documentation would be hugely beneficial

Posted on: 

17 December 2020

Office Address: 126 Vincent Street, Auckland.

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