Senior Technical Site Manager

Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset
£48 - £53k dependent on experience, plus company benefits
30 Jul 2019
27 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time



This senior role is being established to effectively operate, market, promote, develop and deliver The Food Works SW site, facilities, resources and commercial services to the food and drink industry SMEs and the wider business and community sectors in order to support growth across the South West and the industry. 

The role requires effective management of all activity within The Food Works SW site, including daily on-site presence, facilities management including security and H&S together with administration and reporting, leasing and hiring of facilities, tenant support, partnership development, promotion of the Forum’s technical services with an emphasis on building and delivering viable commercial services. Care must be taken to ensure that operational practices, processes and deadlines are in line with all legal, statutory and regulatory duties, contractual obligations and any funding requirements. The role also requires the delivery of commercial activity for clients, on-site and off-site, regarding food management standards and/or food technology / product development.

The post holder will report to The Food and Drink Forums’ General Manager and manage The Food Works SW team in the day to day operations of The Food WorksSW and in the delivery of key performance targets. The main summarised activities associated with this role include the following, although this is not a definitive list:


The site seeks to provide a food grade premises and a food technology resource of excellence in the South West for food and drink manufacturing businesses to enable them to grow and develop to a sustainable level where they can transfer operations into larger units. The purpose built facilities on The Food Works SW site will provide opportunities and support for businesses currently facing growth barriers in terms of accessing suitable premises to operate from and developing effective food technology and business development solutions. As a place of manufacturing excellence, The Food Works SW site must have a culturally positive environment for all stakeholders with a positive continuous improvement attitude to all operations.

To apply for this role please provide the following:                                                                            

  1. A Covering Letter demonstrating;
    • Your interest in the role
    • How your qualifications, skills, knowledge and experience meet the role and person specification
    • How you would achieve the vision of The Food WorksSW and requirements of the role
    • What added value you would bring to the role
  2. At least 2 references (one must be from your current employer). Please state whether referees can be contacted during interview stages.
  3. A Completed Application Form
  4. A Current CV

Further information, a full recruitment pack, job descriptions and person specification can be found at: 

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