Sustainable Food Cities Partnership Co-ordinator (CFINE)

Employed by, Community Food Initiatives North East (CFINE), located at: 2-4 Poynernook Road, Aberdeen, AB11 5RW.
Job title: SFPA Co-ordinator (Sustainable Food City and ‘Sugar Smart’)
Term: 1 year (fixed term)
Salary and Hours: £17,763, 28 hours/week *(See additional details in job description)
Reports to: SFPA, line management by CFINE CEO
Responsible for: Volunteers who may be recruited
Funded by: Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeen Health & Social Care Partnership, Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, NHS Grampian.

Overall purpose of the job:
SFPA is an exciting new project supporting Aberdeen City to develop more sustainable food systems through the creation of networks to support, develop and share good practice. Alongside the development of the wider network, the programme will undertake focused work around 6 themes:Promoting healthy and sustainable food

  • Promoting healthy and sustainable food
  • Tackling food poverty, diet-related ill health and improve access to healthy food
  • Building community food knowledge, skills, resources and projects
  • Reducing waste and the ecological footprint of the food system.
  • Promoting a vibrant and diverse food economy; and
  • Transforming catering and food procurement

Sugar Smart
Additionally, the Coordinator will be responsible for developing a local ‘Sugar Smart’ thematic campaign which will aim to target sectors such as: Community Groups, Primary Schools, Workplaces and Sports & leisure facilities. The purpose of the Sugar Smart campaign will be to improve health knowledge including raising awareness on the dangers of excessive sugar consumption, and have positive impacts on activity levels, diet, social isolation and opportunities for learning
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To Apply: Please submit a CV and a letter explaining why you are interested in this post and the qualities, experience and abilities that you would bring to the post. These should be sent to: Dave Simmers, Chief Executive (CFINE) by email: or to: 2 Poynernook Road, Aberdeen, AB11 5RW.

Closing date for applications: 12pm, Tuesday 25th April 2017
Interviews will be held: The first week of May 2017. (those selected for interview will be notified 26th April 2017)