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Business Manager, Farm Enterprise

  • Part time
  • £29,110 – £33,172 pro-rata
  • Kirknewton
  • Closing 11th March 2019

  • Advertised from 5th February 2019
  • plus pension. 24 hours per week.


Cyrenians Farm, at Kirknewton is a working organic farm producing local fruit, vegetables and eggs, and is also home to a community of vulnerable young people, many with backgrounds of homelessness. Cyrenians also runs a Good Food Programme in Edinburgh which is home to several food related services including FareShare Central and South East Scotland which collects excess food form local outlets and redistributes to other organisations working with people in need and Food Education services offering cooking classes and creating clubs alleviating isolation and loneliness.

Working with the Head of Enterprise and the Farm team, this role will oversee the Farm operation including the implementation of new initiatives in the growth plan. These tasks include promoting the enterprise and the Good Food Programme, developing effective marketing and communications with the support of the central team, manage the Farm facility ensuring maintenance within Health and Safety requirements, manage the Farm team of staff and volunteers to deliver operationally and ensure compliance with all legislative requirements.

You should also be an effective team player, with excellent organisations skills and business experience in the food sector. You will be trustworthy and responsible, and able to demonstrate Cyrenians values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.

Application notes

Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday 11th March, 2019

Interview Date: Tuesday 19th March, 2019 (Kirknewton)

2nd Interview Date: Monday 25th March, 2019 (Edinburgh)

For full details and an application pack please visit , call 0131 475 2354 (during office hours) or e-mail: CV’s will not be accepted.