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Every one of the people who have worked with us have had great qualities in common – mainly that they’re all great with people, brilliant at what they do – and have their own stories to tell.

When we’re looking for someone to join the team, we’re after those qualities.

We offer competitive rates of pay, a lovely environment to work in and a lot of free meatballs. Scroll down to see our current vacancies.

Logistic & Purchasing Administrator – Full time

Senior Bookkeeper 

Kitchen Manager  – Full Time

Barista  – Full Time

Customer Service  – Full Time

Logistic & Purchasing Administrator

Full time / Based Park Royal (NW10 7QQ)

We’re looking for a bright spark to join our Ops Team at our head office in Park Royal.

This role is an essential role inside our Operations department. In this job, you will be looking after all the daily logistics and purchasing planning, under the guidance of Head of Purchasing and our Commercial Director. You will be planning forecasting our shipments from all over the Nordics and liaising with our suppliers and logistics partners on a daily basis. You will be managing our stock in our Netsuite database and ensuring we have enough of everything. On top of this you will assist with stock management and updating of all products to our online shop.

Responsibilities include:

  • Arrange all logistics for our Webshop, wholesale and cafe
  • Liaising with hauliers and forming an accurate calendar for delivery schedules
  • Entering customer orders and contacting Wholesale customers/supporting the sales team
  • Adhering to purchasing schedules and adjusting to manage stock levels
  • Managing online portals for stock amounts, product details and dealing with issues
  • Ensuring Stock Takes are managed accurately
  • Main point of contact for all suppliers
  • Trending stock history through reports
  • Liaising with Head of purchasing for promotions and seasonal objectives
  • Keeping our database full of relevant information for import, sales and exporting of products.

The person we’re looking for:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent work experience
  • Some experience of working in a related role would be preferable, but not essential.
  • Impeccable attention to detail and always gets the job done. A finisher.
  • Great people skills and can communicate with people at all levels.
  • Initiative and drive, a ‘get up and go’ attitude.
  • A desire to get a proper foot in the door in Logistics and Purchasing – there is scope to take on more responsibility as the role grows.
  • Solid IT skills
  • Excellent problem solving and logic skills
  • Always goes the extra mile and has that special entrepreneurial spark.

We are ideally looking for an either Swedish/Danish/Norwegian speaker for this role (you don’t have to be fluent, but be able to make yourself understood).

To apply, send a cover letter and your CV to bronte@scandikitchen.co.uk

Salary in line with experience. Private Healthcare and lots of meatballs.

Senior Bookkeeper

Full time

Based: Park Royal, London NW10 7QQ

We are looking for an experienced, qualified Bookkeeper to assist in managing our day-to-day accounting and finance requirements as well as looking after our HR processes and payroll.

What you’ll be doing

  • Maintain accurate accounting records for the company
  • Manage the accounts payable records, including paying supplier invoices
  • Maintain customary internal financial controls
  • Data entry
  • Monitor office expenses
  • Cash flow management
  • Raise customer invoices and manage accounts receivable
  • Assisting in month-end procedures and reporting
  • VAT reporting
  • Liaise with our external payroll bureau
  • Look after operational HR
  • Some office management tasks

Essential Skills and experience

  • An accounting or book-keeping qualification and/ or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrate solid experience and knowledge of working in accounts payable/ receivable, general ledger or similar role.
  • Extensive experience with data entry, record keeping and computer operation.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Strong understanding of general business workings
  • Previous management of people would be helpful, as would some office management experience (we’re a small office so it’s all hands on deck at times)
  • Really good interpersonal skills and a team worker above all
  • An entrepreneurial spirit, logic and creative thinker.

Desirable skills and experience

  • Experience in working with ERP-systems such as NetSuite (which we use) or similar
  • Budgeting experience
  • Basic HR knowledge and/or experience
  • Knowledge of a Nordic language

This role is full time, but we are happy to consider a flexible arrangement. The role is office based. We are an entrepreneurial business with big expansion plans – and this role has great scope to grow into a senior role within the business for the right person.

Salary range £27,000-£30,000 plus benefits.

To apply, send CV and cover letter to bronte@scandikitchen.co.uk as soon as possible. If you have any questions about the role feel free to get in touch.

Kitchen Manager (Full Time)

We’re Scandinavian Kitchen and we’re a nice café and grocery store. Our shop in Great Titchfield Street (W1W 7PP) is a meeting place for ex pats and Scandophiles alike, serving great lunches and stocking over 800 Scandinavian food products.

Our cafe is full of great people: from our customers to the people who work here. We pride ourselves in being not just about the food, but also about surrounding ourselves with great, committed people.

We’re looking for a Kitchen Manager to head up the production  team. On a day to day basis, the kitchen team prepares all the open sandwiches for our café, prepare salads, bakes great cakes and makes all the food for out of house catering.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the production of open sandwiches, salads, rolls and other lunch prep needed daily
  • Baking of Scandinavian cakes and pastries
  • Heading up the external catering
  • Help the team keep the kitchen/store clean to a very high standard

The person we’re looking for has the following skills and qualities:

  • Is a great people manager and has experience of managing a team – this is the biggest part of the role. You need to be logic in your approach and understand how to motivate the team and get the best out of them. We can teach you to make open sandwiches, but we need you to hit the ground running with the team.
  • Some experience of working in a busy kitchen and/or experience of working in a cafe/restaurant environment.
  • Understanding of professional kitchen practices; how a kitchen needs to work.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, great with people
  • Has great ideas, passion and can think creatively
  • Ideally comprehend one Scandinavian language and must be able to speak and write English
  • Good common sense and logic skills
  • Knowledge or interest in Scandinavian food
  • Can think on your feet and work under pressure and stress
  • Loves early mornings.

To apply, please send your current CV and a letter about yourself and why you want to work with us. Start date is April 2019 or by arrangement. The role is permanent. Salary in line with experience. There is good progression possibility in this role for the right person.

Only applications with a cover notes will get replies. It doesn’t have to be long, but do write one.

BARISTA
Hej. Is it us you’re looking for?
 
We’re ScandiKitchen and we’re that nice cafe/deli near Oxford Circus in London. We are looking for a Barista to join us.
 
While you will be making lots of lovely coffee, this role also entails serving food to customers, helping out in our grocery shop and being a part of our really nice team (we stock 600 food products from all over Scandinavia).
 
Essential stuff:
 
• You make great coffee. You’re probably working as a barista now and looking for a new challenge.
• You have brilliant people skills. You love a good chat with customers. Great at connecting with people around you, you’re one to spread cheer and happiness all day long.
• Proactive. You get on with things and you have common sense.
• You’re a real team player.
 
Good to have:
 
• Any extra experience or knowledge of shop work/supermarket work/ retail a plus.
• Any supervising experience a plus will help you progress quicker.
• Some knowledge of any Nordic language is helpful. Not essential, but useful.
• Knowing the lyrics to ‘Dancing Queen’ always helps, as does a love of all things Eurovision.
 
We’re open 7 days a week. This role is full time across 5 days and permanent. Pay is in line with experience.
 
Send us your CV and a short cover note telling us why you want to work with us to: bronte@scandikitchen.co.uk.
 
More about us here 👉 www.ScandiKitchen.co.uk

Customer Service (People’s Champion)

Full time / Salary – depending on experience.

We’re looking for a super duper person to take over our Customer Service role here at ScandiKitchen. This role is based at the office in Park Royal.

The main part of the role is to manage all incoming mails, calls and messages from our customers and help find resolution to these. You will respond by emails, calls and social media to ensure that everyone who contacts us feels looked after and finds a solution to their enquiry.

In this role you will be:

–       Dealing with all customer enquires and ensure everyone gets a reply and feels that their enquiry has been sorted.

–       Work closely with the web shop to make sure the process is smooth from order to box and delivery.

–       Take payments, refunds, re-shipments and work out issues with orders as needed.

–       Do batching for orders in time for the Warehouse packing team to get stuck in to the day’s orders.

–       Do daily monitoring of the Webshop to make sure it is all working as it should, escalate issue.

–       Assist with office administration.

–       Ad hoc and research projects, as required.

–       Office Management – ensure the office runs smoothly (i.e. tell Valdemar to clean his own mug at least once a day).

This is what you look like:

  • Have experience of working in Customer Service or a customer facing role.
  • Have excellent people skills: You can get anyone to engage with you.
  • Extremely organised, diligent and have things under control, even during stressful times
  • Copes well under pressure and stress
  • Thinks on your feet and always take initiative to make the day better and smoother
  • Speak a Scandinavian language (Norwegian, Swedish or Danish).

The language requirement for this role is essential, as you will be dealing with emails and calls in Scandinavian languages.

This role starts beginning in April, so please send your application in as soon as you can to bronte@scandikitchen.co.uk

Read more about us here www.ScandiKitchen.co.uk

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