The Scottish Pantry Network
The Scottish Pantry Network

Charity registered in Scotland SC050443

The Scottish Pantry Network has been established to support and guide organisations who are thinking about setting up a Pantry.

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Policy Officer

  • Part time
  • £26,265 pro-rata
  • Home based
  • Closing 8th October 2021

The Scottish Pantry Network (TSPN) are delighted to announce we are entering the second phase of our business plan and we are looking now looking recruit a team of highly motivated staff to drive forward our ambitious vision.

TSPN is still in its infancy, but we are growing quickly. We currently have 7 pantries open in Glasgow, 1 Inverclyde with a further 5 in progress across the country. We aim to develop the pantries further having at least 2 in every part of the country. We plan to develop our pantries to be key players in reducing surplus food, being a conduit to get healthy low-cost food direct to our communities as well as providing food education.

You will be working with a ground breaking and innovative project that is designed to help grow and sustain food pantries across the country. We are seeking a self-motivated individual with experience in policy development and political engagement to raise support for the model and develop relationships with key organisations across the country.

You will play a central role in the policy development of this new and exciting project working closely with key stakeholder, pantries, local and national government as well as the food industry to ensure they influence and shape the pantry model.

The successful candidate will have a commitment to delivering a high-quality service in line with our mission and values, be able to scrutinise complex documents and have excellent written communication skills. Someone who can build and maintain relationships with people who hold different views, and is able to plan and deliver influencing campaigns.

If you like the sound of this challenge and want to be part of something that makes a difference to people’s life, have a good understanding of food poverty and insecurity, able to work across a number of partners and have a good knowledge of social policy in Scotland, then we’d love to hear from you.

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Top job! Director

  • Full time
  • £38,000
  • Glasgow (Home working initially)
  • Closing 19th April 2021

The Scottish Pantry Network (TSPN) are delighted to announce we are entering the second phase of our business plan and we are looking now looking recruit a team of highly motivated staff to drive forward our ambitious vision.

TSPN is still in its infancy, but we are growing quickly. We currently have 4 pantries open in Glasgow, 1 Inverclyde with a further 5 in progress across the country. We aim to develop the pantries further having at least 2 in every part of the country. We plan to develop our pantries to be key players in reducing surplus food, being a conduit to get healthy low-cost food direct to our communities as well as providing food education.

You will be working with a ground breaking and innovative project that is designed to help grow and sustain food pantries across the country and will be expected to deliver excellent performance results in all areas of the business. You will be a dynamic and engaging Director with excellent communication, management, leadership and coaching skills and will have a commitment to delivering a high-quality service in line with our mission and values. You will play a central role in the development of this new and exciting project working closely with key stakeholder, pantries, local and national government as well as the food industry to ensure they influence and shape the pantry.

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