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EXPERIENCED ADMIN ASSISTANT - (POSITION FILLED)

Are you an organised and experienced admin assistant with skills that will dazzle? Ideally you would have worked in a similar role of purchasing or accounts payable. For the right candidate, we can offer full time or permanent part-time to suit your family commitments. This is a long-term role so please apply if you are looking for reliable, ongoing employment with a passionate team.

Our modern design studios and head office is located at 167 Pickering St Enoggera with plenty of parking and public transport. Our people are busy and energetic which aligns with our positive culture - you will be expected to add to that with your professionalism, reliability, and love of life.

To be fair to other applicants, don’t apply if you intend to start uni or other options in the next 12 months. You will be asked to sign a declaration of your intentions.

The food industry is our life. Our purpose is to bring our client’s visions to life and get their commercial kitchens open for business - Includes, restaurants, cafes, pubs, clubs, aged care, hospitals, canteens, and anywhere that food is prepared and sold.

We do this by offering our unique services of design, consulting, project management and procurement. Your role will be a linchpin in the success of our client’s projects.

Our company values are: Excellence, Time, Trust & Respect, Learning, Life.
If these align with you, then read on.

We will train you in our unique systems, however your existing skills and experience will be vital to launch you into the role.

While the key duties are aligned with purchasing and accounts payable, you will be required to fulfill associated tasks and support other internal admin duties that include customer sales and office coordination.

Summary of Duties:
  • Purchasing and accounts payable.
  • Processing, checking and managing orders and creditors.
  • Creating bills and invoices.
  • Logistics tracking and evaluation.
  • Supplier pricing management.
  • Document management and filing.
  • Reporting
  • Liaising with customers and suppliers.
  • Assisting with general admin duties and support of the office.
Skills & Attributes:
  • Essential: experience using MYOB AccountRight (preferred) or similar accounting software.
  • Experience with Word, Excel and email programs.
  • Fast and accurate keyboard and numerical skills above 50wpm. (you will be tested). We suggest you test yourself at typingtest.com. Accuracy is more important than speed.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to self-check and find errors.
  • Excellent voice and personal presentation.
  • Excellent grammar.
  • Email etiquette.
  • Good understanding of the purchasing cycle and related transactions.
  • Valid driver’s licence: essential for driving company vehicles.

    To learn more about Food Strategy, click through our website and like our Facebook page.
    To apply: send your application via the advertised role at SEEK.COM.AU Only Seek applications will be accepted.

  • JUNIOR ADMIN ASSISTANT - (POSITION FILLED)

    Are you organised, reliable, passionate and love life? Do you have a love of stationery, computers, business and people? Do you have a hunger to learn more? Then we need you for our growing team. This is a long-term role so please apply if you are looking for reliable, ongoing employment with a passionate team.

    To be fair to other applicants, don’t apply if you intend to start uni or other options in the next 12 months. You will be asked to sign a declaration of your intentions.

    FOOD STRATEGY specialises in design & consultancy to the hospitality industry. We also supply commercial catering equipment and foodservice solutions.
    A valid license is essential to run occasional errands in our company vehicles.

    Our modern design studios and head office is located at 167 Pickering St Enoggera with plenty of parking and public transport. Our people are busy and energetic which aligns with our positive culture - you will be expected to add to that with your professionalism, reliability and love of life.

    Please check our office location on the map and your daily travel arrangements before you apply. We suggest you be conveniently located so you can be punctual, fresh and motivated to enjoy every day.

    The food industry is our life. Our purpose is to bring our client’s visions to life and get their commercial kitchens open for business - includes restaurants, cafes, pubs, clubs, aged care, hospitals, canteens and anywhere that food is prepared and sold.
    We do this by offering our unique services of design, consulting, project management and procurement.
    Your role will be a linchpin in the success of our client’s projects.

    Our company values are: Excellence, Time, Trust & Respect, Learning, Life.
    If these align with you, then read on.

    Summary of Duties:

    • Reception: meet and greet visitors.
    • Office coordination and upkeep: to ensure smooth operations.
    • Purchasing and management of staff amenities, stationery, etc.
    • Petty cash.
    • Document preparation and processing for customer projects.
    • Phone and filing.
    • Processing of account transactions.
    • Reconciliation of related transactions
    • Reporting
    • Liaising with customers and suppliers.
    • Assisting with general admin duties and support of the office.

    We will train you well in how to get the job done, but there are a few skills and attributes you need to already have...

    Skills & Attributes:
    • Good working knowledge of software: email programs, Word and Excel.
    • Efficient and accurate keyboard and numerical skills above 45wpm (you will be tested). We suggest you test yourself at typingtest.com. Accuracy is more important than speed.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Ability to self-check and find errors.
    • Excellent voice and personal presentation.
    • Excellent grammar and spelling.
    • Communication etiquette. Ability to write a professional letter and emails and have clear, intelligent conversations.
    • Valid driver’s licence: essential for driving company vehicles.

    To learn more about Food Strategy, click through our website and like our Facebook page.
    To apply: send your application via the advertised role instructions or our contact page. Only email applications will be accepted.

    DESIGN SUPERVISOR - (POSITION FILLED)

    VACANCY - INTERIOR DESIGN SUPERVISOR - REVIT

    Food Strategy is on the move and growing exponentially. As Australia's leaders in hospitality, foodservice and restaurant design and consultancy it's time to take our company to the next level on the national stage. Our wide variety of clients and projects will keep your creativity buzzing as no two projects are the same.

    Based in our modern offices on the north side of Brisbane, Food Strategy provides specialised commercial design and consultancy to restaurants, food production factories, franchise groups, grocery, mining camps, aged care facilities, cafes, shopping centers, bakeries, butchers and more. We work closely with architects who value our unique design services in their projects.

    Start: immediately

    Location: Food Strategy Head Office: 167 Pickering St Enoggera Q 4051

    Salary: full time salary + performance bonus + company vehicle. Ongoing renewal options thereafter. Long-term position. Salary commensurate with experience and knowledge.

    Standard working hours: Monday to Thursday 8:30am to 5:00pm and Fridays 8:30am to 3:00pm. However in the event of client deadlines you may occasionally be required to stay past those times to get the project over the line. You and your team's performance standards will be paramount.

    Note: Due to the the uniqueness of our design systems and the commitment Food Strategy will make towards your employment, please only apply if your intentions are long-term and committed.

    Who: We are looking for an experienced interior designer with Revit skills to drive our interior design team and systems to the next level of design excellence. Somone who thinks like a leader, an articulate communicator who thrives on team targets, chasing goals, quality performance and outcomes while facilitating the growth vision of our company. Someone who can develop our growing existing systems locally and in the cloud while ensuring our sales and performance targets are met. A person who understands the links between 3 key factors that enable a successfully completed project and why each one is important to a great project outcome:

    • Client visions and expectations
    • Design integrity
    • Construction quality

    As you will also be enjoying and learning the unique benefits of the food industry we suggest that you also LOVE FOOD! This could be your dream job If you have solid experience for the software program 'Revit' and have a flare for interior design while having a keen desire to constantly develop our team in the exciting and growing food industry.

    Our design and admin teams are young and energetic who strive for quality. We have a close knit team who think on their feet, are energetic and love what they do. Team culture is important to us and your role will be key to a thriving and high achieving team.

    With a savvy, hardworking and responsible ethic, we will be able to trust and rely on you to work autonomously and use initiative to facilitate the smooth running of our office using established systems. Deadlines are vital to our clients so a 'can do' attitude will keep them and your team happy.

    You will support the Director and design team while facilitating the values and strategic vision of Food Strategy. You will have a positive, pleasant personality and can assimilate with clients and staff on a day to day basis. Your aim is to be proactive and efficient to help co-ordinate the smooth running of our design studios and embrace our valued clients with exemplary customer support using leadership and encouragement.

    Key Criteria:
    • 3-5 years interior design experience in retail, commercial or shopfitting design.
    • Proficient in CAD & BIM software and manual techniques using specifically REVIT Architecture.
    • Flair for interior design solutions, concepts and presentations for retail and commercial clients.
    • Intermediate understanding of interior design / architectural conventions, structural, mechanical and construction aspects.
    • Ability to complete full sets of working drawings in allocated time frames and mentor your team to achieve same.
    • Ability to read and interpret drawings and schematics & produce presentation drawings.
    • Ability to problem solve and create ideas.
    • Understand and implement the valuable use of productive time targets on each project.
    • Understanding of project management and co-ordination
    • Exceptional written and verbal skills in communication and documentation.
    • Highly efficient keyboard speed and accuracy relating to the job.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of materials & finishes.
    • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office.
    • Skills in concept design and development.
    • Relevant tertiary qualifications in interior design or architecture or construction design.
    • Ability to meet time frames and targets using excellent time management practices.
    • Ability to take direction and implement the company's strategies and policies without exception.
    • Valid driver's licence to drive company vehicles as required.
    • High level of efficiency and organisation while leading your team.
    • Driven to achieve customer and company values, quality and outcomes.

    Advantageous if you have experience in:

    • 3DS Max, Photoshop CS4, Adobe InDesign CS4, commercial kitchen or shopfitting design,

    Personal attributes. Must have

    • The ability to self check your work and that of others to a perfectionist's level of accuracy
    • Experience in a leadership or management role preferred or have the ability to demonstrate leadership attributes of a high performing team.
    • A "can do"mindset with a sharing, supportive and positive personality.
    • Ability to work independently and responsibly in an open plan office environment and lead by example.
    • Professional and polished personal presentation and the ability to communicate and articulate with clients and staff via various methods.
    • An acceptance of all cultural and race differences due to the range of backgrounds and food cuisines our clients offer.
    • Must be an Australian citizen with permanent residency (no working visas).
    • Unquestionable values in honesty, integrity, respect.
    • Seeking a long term career at Food Strategy.

    Our office is usually closed during the Xmas period for varying time frames.  Therefore you will need to ensure your holiday accruals are taken into account for this time.

    Food Strategy is a non-smoking work place. Due to health considerations, client and employee comfort, and ongoing professional and quality presentation of our brand in the industry; no smoking is permitted during working hours, in company cars, in view of clients or suppliers or on Food Strategy premises. Smokers are welcome however please consider our working conditions before applying.

    If your application is successful you will be required to present your portfolio, undergo skills testing, sign a declaration and complete a personal interview.

    To be fair to genuine applicants, please don't apply if you intend taking up University offers that will affect your full time working status : At interview stage you will be asked to sign a declaration accordingly.  

    Staff training and recruitment is a cost to our business and a commitment from our team therefore your honesty will be valued.

    Please check our location on the map and your daily travel arrangements before you apply. We suggest you be conveniently located to the office so you can be punctual, fresh and motivated to enjoy every day.

    A bit more about Food Strategy:

    Food Strategy Australia New Zealand specialises in design, consultancy and project solutions to the hospitality industry. We also have a separate logistics warehouse for procurement and delivery of catering equipment for our client's projects.

    Our boutique style office is located at 'The Hall' 167 Pickering St Enoggera Qld.  We have plenty of parking for staff and clients.

    Our projects include production kitchens, restaurants, pubs, clubs, hospitals, aged care, grocers, butchers, bakeries and franchise groups.

    We enjoy team building adventures and relevant industry training opportunities such as seminars, trade shows and cross training networks.

    The design aspect of hospitality is an exciting industry. We have a close knit team who think on their feet, are energetic and love what they do. Team culture and goal achievement is important to us.

    Our mission is to provide our employees with a supportive & honest work environment - where everyone can dedicate themselves to providing clients with exceptional workmanship and professional integrity while working at a high performing level.

    To learn more about Food Strategy, click through our website and like our Facebook page.
    To apply: send your application via the advertised role at SEEK.COM.AU Only Seek applications will be accepted.

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    • Projects like this aren't possible unless you team up with someone like Food Strategy, who have made this process very enjoyable. We're ahead of schedule, touch wood that we continue on in that vein. We're opening here in a week's time, so we'd like to see you all down here. Things that we've loved about the project,: New kitchen is fantastic, functionality is good. It's just the right size now. So we've learnt from our previous stores what we wanted to change, Food Strategy listened. They came in and just gave us what we wanted. We're really happy, we couldn't be happier.
      James D'Ath, Owner
      Da Burger
    • We had a vision that Food Strategy understood where others had struggled to see what we wanted to achieve. We had tried to get a solid plan in place for 2 years and were only offered problems with no solutions until we met with Food Strategy. Once they came on board, they not only understood our vision but had it drawn and all approvals in place within 4 weeks – they offered us solutions. Food Strategy have supported us every step of the way especially when we wanted a little extra hand holding and now 6 months later are still around when we need them even after they have delivered the job.
      Howard and Sonja Searle
      Lady Marmalade Cafe and Bar
    • I have enjoyed working with you and the team and the level of professionalism and design outcomes has been excellent. I look forward to keeping in touch and hopefully working together on more projects.
      Jerome Cramer
      Carinity Aged Care
    • Food Strategy came recommended to us as the ‘gurus’ in the food retailing build space and they have not disappointed. Puckles is an entirely new brand and required a huge commitment to detail along with the ability to change and adapt as the model progressed. When you're starting up a new business there's nothing better than having an expert partner in the fitout space and Food Strategy has been this partner for Puckles. Not only were they excellent in the shop build space but they have an exhaustive list of other suppliers that we were able to leverage for everything from interior design to furniture choice. A big thanks to Rob, Chris and the Food Strategy team!
      Steve Plarre, Owner
      Puckles Bakehouse Franchise Group
    • Our health inspection passed with 4 stars this morning and I'm extremely happy and surprised with the rating - especially since 3 stars is the norm upon opening for most restaurants. I'd like to give a big thank you to everyone at Food Strategy who worked on my project and can't wait to open tomorrow... as long as I have time to cook tonight!
      Rachel Schuster
      Mrs Schu's Kitchen
    • I cannot thank Food Strategy enough. Everything, from the day we planned the kitchen to the day we opened, everything’s been really good. I feel like someone was holding my hand on this new project. The kitchen is superb now. They have a lot of experience on equipment, with a few chef’s behind, so they understand what we need. It’s been very practical. The kitchen has a very good flow, the equipment’s great. Happy days.
      Alejandro Cancino, 3 Hatted Chef & Owner
      Lola's Pantry
    • I would like to commend your team for prompt and accurate documentation for the International United Nations project at Africa Hall (UNECA headquarters / Ethiopia).
      It is a pleasure working with the team who are Revit proficient, action requests promptly and capture all instructions in one go.
      ‘LP’, Senior Associate
      Conrad Gargett Architects
    • I would like to thank Food Strategy for your involvement with our recent school canteen designs and renovation. Your generous donation of more than $5,000 worth of design, drawing and consulting work enabled us to move forward with this project in a timely and professional manner. Your equipment and layout suggestions certainly allowed us to consider new possibilities for our menu and service. I am sure you will agree that our canteen is now a vastly improved facility and our 1,700+ students, as well as staff, are certainly reaping the benefits. Thank you once more for all of your assistance.
      Leanne Dierens, P&C President
      Ferny Grove High School

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