Job Vacancy: Foodbank Manager

5th February 2019

We’re recruiting!

**This post has now closed**

Dunfermline Foodbank is offering an exciting and challenging job opportunity to manage and lead a committed group of volunteers as they seek to alleviate hunger, put food on the table, restore dignity, and revive hope to local people in crisis in the west of Fife.

Dunfermline Foodbank, established as a Scottish Charity in 2012, has fed over 26,000 adults and children through its network of five foodbanks covering West Fife, as a franchise of the respected Trussell Trust network of UK foodbanks.

Over the last 7 years, we have expanded our operation to include 5 satellites and a central warehouse, and  increasing the number of volunteers to over 200 to better support those affected by food poverty in the West Fife area.

We require a passionate, enthusiastic and organised Foodbank Manager to continue to lead us forward to meet future challenges and provide an excellent service for the community.

The working hours are 37 hours per week with a degree of flexibility, covering the open times of our foodbanks, occasional evening presentations and limited weekend work.

Remuneration reflects the responsibility of the post at £26,500 per annum.

The successful candidate will have the following key skills:

  • Ability to manage and monitor the development of a project
  •  Experience of managing people
  • Experience of working or volunteering in an organisation that deploys volunteers
  • Good oral communication
  • Driver with clean licence
  • Confident user of email, word processing and internet
  • Ability to work independently and unsupervised
  • Numerate and comfortable interpreting statistical data
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Empathy and ability to work with people from disadvantaged, marginalised, or socially excluded backgrounds

As well as having the following personal attributes:

  • Passionate about tackling poverty
  • A sound understanding of, and experience of engagement with a wide range of stakeholders, including churches, Christians of different denominations, charities, statutory agencies, organisations, private companies and community groups.


Foodbank Manager Job Description

Foodbank Manager Application


Please submit an application form along with your CV by email to or by post/in person to:

Dunfermline Foodbank
Pitreavie Way, Pitreavie Business Park,
KY11 8QS.


Closing date for applications is: midnight Sunday 17th February 2019

Interviews will be held on Thursday 28th February 2019 in Dunfermline, Fife.


Dunfermline Foodbank is run in partnership with local churches.

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