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Food Safety, H&S and Quality Manager

The People Co. / Assure Jobs
London Hybrid
£40,000-£48,000 + bonus + package
Closing date
3 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Health & Safety, Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

As a Food Safety and Quality Manager, you will play a pivotal role in upholding and advancing the standards that define the brand. This role entails overseeing all aspects of food safety, health and safety, and quality in our expanding network of restaurants.

Key Accountabilities

  • Conduct in-depth analysis of existing processes, identifying areas for improvement
  • Collaborate with and provide guidance and support to restaurant teams to streamline procedures without compromising safety
  • Maintain accountabilities for all aspects of restaurant operations related to HACCP, hygiene, food safety, health and safety, and pest control
  • Conduct regular audits to ensure compliance with HACCP, hygiene, and safety standards along with implementing corrective actions based on audit findings, fostering a culture of continuous improvement
  • Manage relationships with external auditors, regulatory bodies, and advisory services
  • Develop and refine auditing systems to uphold rigorous standards
  • Develop and manage a tailored food safety and management system for each restaurant and tailor systems to meet specific needs whilst adhering to industry best practices
  • Introduce efficient and safe practices through detailed risk assessments and staff training
  • Develop training modules that empower staff to maintain high standards
  • Establish a robust quality assessment programme for ongoing evaluation
  • Generate detailed quality reports for restaurants and support teams whilst offering insights and recommendations to drive informed decision-making

Person Profile

  • Food Safety Degree or equivalent qualification
  • Extensive background in the food industry, preferably manufacturing or retail
  • Food Hygiene certification
  • Proficient understanding of Quality Management Systems, HACCP and QMS systems
  • Lead Auditor trained
  • Strong communicator with effective problem-solving and administration skills
  • Demonstrated ability in technical report writing
  • Proven capability to work effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Advanced computer skills, including proficiency in database and Excel analysis, as well as system design
  • Willingness to travel to various locations across the country


The successful candidate will be a forward thinker and skilled communicator who is able to collaborate cross functionally with other teams and take initiatives to drive and implement strategies that will enhance food safety efficiencies in the restaurants.




Regulatory, food safety and quality assurance teams are the industry’s gatekeepers, making sure nothing leaves without meeting the required standard. They fulfil an important role in safeguarding product integrity and protecting the reputation of a brand, by ensuring that product is safe, authentic and legal. Within our Assure division, we understand the very specific skillsets required for these vitally important roles. From quality assurance technologists, technical managers and food safety managers to heads of regulatory affairs, our People can help.

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