Job Details: Dublin Food Co-op: General Manager

Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
Dublin Food Co-op: General Manager
We are seeking a GENERAL MANAGER with the responsibility to oversee
and coordinate all aspects of Co-op operations and lead a diverse
group of staff and volunteers.

Dublin Food Co-operative Society Limited is a consumer co-operative
founded in **Apply on the website** and based in Kilmainham, Dublin,
focusing on organic and wholefood products to its members and general
public through its retail shop and online store.

We are seeking a General Manager with the responsibility to oversee
and coordinate all aspects of Co-op operations, and lead a diverse
group of staff and volunteers in meeting organisational ends
established by the Coordinating Body (CB or Board of Directors)
aligned with the Co-op’s vision, purpose, values and strategic

The Dublin Food Co-op (“DFC”) is part of the worldwide
co-operative movement and actively promotes co-operatives values, but
the co-operative is only as good as its core team. This an exciting
opportunity to lead a vibrant food co-operative with a strong track
record and big plans for building a more sustainable world!

Based at our office on Tyrconnell Road and our shop on Inchicore Road,


* Establish guidelines and best practices that are based on DFC’s
policy and strive towards achieving and improving them.
* Manage all DFC’s day to day operations based on the strategic
goals, objectives, values, and standards of the organisation.
* Work with the CB and other key stakeholders in the development and
revision of DFC’s long term strategy and supporting annual
objectives, targets and metrics.
* Lead and motivate staff and volunteers in planning and performing
activities to achieve annual and long term objectives.
* Work with the CB and all members’ groups to provide a model of
supportive and participative leadership promoting the concepts of
team/community building and empowerment.
* Assist and advise the CB in preparing policies and strategies and
report implementation progress to CB and other key stakeholders as
* Responsible for the management of all staff and liaising with the
Company Secretary, CB Committees, and CB to ensure a proactive and
agile operational response.


* At least 3 years Senior Management experience with the ability to
lead and inspire a diverse group of staff and volunteers.
* Personnel management experience, including relevant statutory
* Budget and operational performance management experience
* Commercial retail experience at a senior (store management) level.
* Project management skills
* Understanding of co-operatives, social enterprises, wholefoods and
ecological products and activities.
* A proactive and strategic mindset.
* Previous experience working with and reporting to an elected board


* Salary circa €**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the website**
per annum (negotiable based on experience/qualifications)
* Benefits include discounts on produce – **Apply on the website**
– **Apply on the website**%
* **Apply on the website** days of combined annual leave (with
additional bank holidays).
* **Apply on the website** hrs. per week
* Availability to work flexible hours (evenings, weekends and Bank
Holidays) to meet the needs of the post – this includes at least 2
evenings a month for board/committee meetings.

Email your CV and cover letter in confidence to **Apply on the
Shortlisting may apply. Deadline for the applications is 4th February.
Interviews will be held the week beginning 8th February **Apply on the
website** through an online platform or face to face where possible in
line with government protocols.



The following documents and pages will provide more insight into the
co-operative and the role. Click on the links to access files


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Type: Permanent
Category: Others

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