Real Nation: Food Dudes Project Coordinator - Office Based

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12 month contract with the possibility of future opportunities

Food Dudes is a national healthy eating programme for primary schools which aims to increase children’s consumption of fruit and vegetables. We are currently recruiting for an office based Food Dudes Project Coordinator for a 12 month contract, with the possibility of further opportunities.

You will also be required to make visits to schools nationwide to support the implementation of the programme. Full clean driving licence and own car essential. Expenses will be reimbursed, following strict procedures.

Ideal candidates will have a background in one or more of the following areas:

  • Administration
  • Project Coordination
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Health & fitness or nutrition

Ideal candidates will possess the following qualities/skills:

  • Highly motivated and have a high level of personal interest in the work
  • Excellent organisation, planning and administration skills
  • Flexible, adaptive and responsive to the specific needs of the position
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Proficiency with numbers and Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
  • Analytical thinking
  • Solution orientated
  • Confident, effective and clear communicator
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent time management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Job responsibilities will include:

  • Initial 12 month contract
  • Reporting to the Head of Education
  • Day to day administration of the programme
  • Daily collation of statistics and figures
  • Collating and monitoring reports received from team of roving project managers
  • Merchandise and produce orders
  • Providing ongoing support to all schools participating in the programme, including visits at set times as required
  • Planning, forecasting and troubleshooting
  • Preparing both internal and client reports
  • Scheduling and attending meetings
  • Resource, communications, media and website development
  • Liaison and engagement with stakeholders (including funders and researchers) and suppliers
  • Management of a team of regional project managers

More information on the Food Dudes programme is available on the website

If you excel in a fast paced environment and are looking for your next challenge, please apply with your CV and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and salary expectation to

*Please be advised that only successful candidates will be contacted following submission of CV and cover letter.



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