Good Food Purchasing Project Manager (Full-time)

The CFPAC Good Food Purchasing Project Manager will support CFPAC’s priorities by working in coordination with CFPAC Board and staff members, local communities, organizations, vendors, suppliers, processors and producers as well as staff at City of Chicago and Cook County Departments and Agencies, and other state and national level partners. The Good Food Purchasing Project Manager is a new role serving as a resource to participants in the above networks. The position will also closely coordinate with the Center for Good Food Purchasing and other national partners.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about harnessing the collective purchasing power and values of institutions to transform the food system on a large scale with deep experience (5-7 years minimum) with large scale and institutional food procurement and food supply chains. They will bring vision, creativity and a collaborative attitude with experience facilitating, leading and developing networks and long term collaborative complex projects. The Project Manager (PM) will support the coordination and management of the Good Food Purchasing Program within the City of Chicago and Cook County while supporting its expansion to other institutions in the area. The PM will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of the program including facilitating outcomes with partners; reporting on program outcomes; supporting research and evaluation; and training and educating participants.

Please read the full job description before applying.

TO APPLY: By November 16, 2018, submit an email to with subject line: CFPAC Good Food Purchasing Project Manager Application. Application should include:

  • Resume (including three professional references)

  • Cover letter including salary expectation

CFPAC is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages people of color, immigrants, females, and LGBTQ individuals to apply.