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Post : 
Summer Program Associate
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Job Location : 
Watford, London
Requirements : 
Qualification : A levels – at least 2 years Industry experience ideally in Customer relationships, Field sales, A deep desire to serve in the charity sector and to improve the lives of all those we serve in line with the ethos of Akshaya Patra, Full clean Driving License
Experience : Experience in Catering, hospitality, food services, contracts management
Skills : Excellent in communication and interpersonal relationships. Impeccable telephone manners. Fluency in English

Post Description : 
The Akshaya Patra Foundation is committed to providing a sustainable solution to the problem of hunger and nutrition. TAPF runs the world’s largest not-for-profit school meals program in addition to serving a large number of homeless and children suffering from Holiday Hunger.

Akshaya Patra UK is looking for a Summer Program Associate to support our charitable food service initiatives in the UK. This role requires someone with high physical and mental energy who possesses exemplary enthusiasm and a team worker. The role is Fixed Term for 2 months i.e. between 5th July-10th September, 2021 (Mon-Fri = 40hrs/week) and will be a combination of field-based work in London and office-based work, out of the TAPF kitchen in Watford.

Job Title - Summer Associate | Department - Operations | Reports to - Program Manager


Area of Responsibility Key Activities
Client Liaising
  • To take responsibility for liaising with holiday club providers to ensure their re-quirements have been entered into the system
  • To manage and answer incoming phone calls, understand changing client re-quirements, and facilitate client requests
  • To provide information on our activities for Summer, 2021
  • To possess excellent communication, confidence and client facing skills
  • Adept at using technology including MS Office suite, online applications.
  • Comfort with using new software systems
Administration & Logistics
  • Manage an order book and ensure that all orders are being delivered within re-quired cost, time and quality parameters
  • Take responsibility for following up with suppliers, vendors and service provid-ers for activities in our Kitchen premises
  • To liaise with drivers and volunteers and be responsible for route optimization
  • To take responsibility for arranging effective logistics
  • Able to travel across London regularly
  • Able to meet tight timelines and changing demands from the clients
  • To be responsible for conducting focus groups, surveys and interviews with children and adults from varying backgrounds
  • Ability to create online surveys, collate data, derive findings and recommenda-tions
  • Ability to analyse qualitative and quantitative data and write effective reports
Other Skills
  • Innovative thinking and high results orientation.
  • Ability to influence senior management, establish and maintain collaborative partnerships.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Willing to take on responsibility and a strong service orientation


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