Skip navigation

A563 - Agriculture Programme Manager - McDonalds

McDonalds Restaurants Ltd seeks to appoint an experienced and committed individual to play a valued role in its agriculture team based in the head office in East Finchley, London

McDonalds Restaurants Ltd seeks to appoint an experienced and committed individual to play a valued role in its agriculture team based in the head office in East Finchley, London.

As one of the worlds largest and most recognisable restaurant chains McDonalds in the UK serves more than 3 million customers every day from its 1250 restaurants. To meet the expectations of their customers, McDonalds has an unrelenting focus on quality standards and sustainable sourcing and the

Agriculture team supports the business to achieve exceptional results. The company has an unprecedented reputation as an employer of choice and has been recognised for its diversity, as well as the contribution made to local communities. McDonalds has been awarded seventh place in the Sunday Times 25 Best Big Companies to Work For, Top Employer for Women and Working Families and "Gold" for Investor in People.

The principal purpose of the role is to support the function of the McDonalds UK Agriculture team within the Global Sustainable Sourcing Team and UK Supply Chain Department including the development and delivery of the Farm Forward programme.

The Role:

Provision of technical agriculture support to the wider business and assist with the delivery of key sustainability projects as part of the Farm Forward programme.

Responsibility for the delivery of specific category sustainable supply groups including RD programmes.

Effective communication of McDonalds sourcing and sustainability values to a range of internal and external stakeholders.

Development of the successful McDonalds Progressive Young Farmer programme.

The successful candidate will also:

Adopt a strong collaborative approach to supporting the aims of the Agriculture team, UK Supply Chain Department and Global Sustainable Sourcing Team.

Work closely with relevant teams within McDonalds UK Departments including QA, Purchasing, Communications, Public Affairs, Legal, Education and Marketing.

Work closely and build relationships with suppliers and franchisees.

Build relationships with key industry stakeholders e.g. Farming Unions, Assurance Schemes, Levy Bodies, Government Departments, NGOs, Universities, Food and Farming media.

Key Attributes:

Relevant agriculture or agri-food degree or equivalent.

Significant experience within a related agriculture or agri-food industry.

Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills.

Computer Literate- proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Good team worker who can use own initiative.

Rewards: a top-class remuneration package to include a salary and bonus, company car and pension. Excellent career prospects exist within this dynamic business where all employees are encouraged to continually develop their careers and skills.

To Apply:

If you feel you have the right qualities and would like to become part of McDonalds success, please email a current CV and covering letter to amandalatham@delacyexecutive.co.uk or for more information please call:

Amanda Latham on DDI 01885 485524, Office: 01885 483440, Mobile: 07730 218934.

Please be assured that all contact will be treated in complete confidence.

Thank you.

De Lacy Executive is an approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which promotes high standards in recruitment practice. Registered with the Information Commissioners Office the company complies with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

This job has now been closed.

Summary

  • Ref: A563
  • Type: Supply Chain Manager
  • Salary: Atop-class remuneration package to include a salary and bonus, company car and pension
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, LONDON AND HOME COUNTIES,