Pesticides Analytical Technician(416 Views)
About ( Ministry of Agriculture) AAIP Project
Building on the Agriculture Master Plan, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GoA) in collaboration with its development partners has defined a number of appropriate priorities for agricultural investments and policies under the National Agricultural Development Framework (NADF). In order to increase farmers' incomes and improve the food security situation, the GoA is giving foremost attention to strengthening of the agricultural production base. In this respect the government has asked the World Bank for assistance in strengthening agricultural input supply Systems. Specifically, the GoA has requested the World Bank for assistance in the preparation of the Afghanistan Agriculture Inputs Project (AAIP) that will consist of the following four components: (i) Improve seed production and certification; (ii) Establish infrastructure and policies regarding quality control and safe use of fertilizers and agrochemicals; (iii) Improve input delivery systems; and (iv) Establish efficient project management, implementation and coordination mechanisms.
The development objective of AAIP project is to increase adoption of improved crop production technologies through expanding development of certified seeds and improving access to agricultural inputs of reliable quality.
He/she will work under the direct supervision of National Plant Protection Coordinator and MAIL/PPQD Director and will confirm the level of active ingredients in prescribed samples of pesticides in lab with the guidance and help of pesticides Analytical Chemist.
|Date Posted:||10 Apr 2018||Reference:||157/AAIP/MAIL|
|Closing Date:||30 Apr 2018||Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||1||Gender:||Any|
|Functional Area:||Laboratory||Open Ended:||NO|
|Nationality:||Afghan||Salary Range:||As per NTA Salary Scale Policy|
|Contract Type:||Short Term||Years of Experience:||3 Year(s)|
|Contract Duration:||0 Year(s) & 12 Month(s)||Extension Possibility:||Yes|
|Probation Period:||3 Months|
Duties and Responsibilities
Operationalize the pesticides Quality and Formulation Analysis Lab (PQFL) analytical equipment’s (GCMS, LCMS, HPLC etc.)
Analysis the samples applying the standardized methodology.
Recording and Continue sample preparation, sample preservation and analysis as well as in proper maintenance of equipment for (PQFL) in absence of International technician.
Preparation of inventory list of all chemicals in the Lab.
Preliminary preparation of the pesticides samples for the lab analysis
Any other task assign by Project Director or Lab supervisor.
Travels to Provinces
Require Travels to Provinces
Expertise in the use of lab equipments for analysis of pesticides
Good knowledge of pesticides formulation
Familiar with the lab safety measures
Good knowledge of computer (MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power point)
Willing to work in difficult and challenging circumstances
Proficient in English, Pashto and Dari, in speaking, reading and writing
Able to work independently
B.Sc. in Analytical chemistry/chemistry.
Minimum of 3 year working in any organization having chemical analytical activities.
Afghanistan - Kabul
Bachelors Degree, Agriculture
Send update CV and Cover letter to AAIP, Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, Jamal Mena, Kabul Afghanistan Or send us your CVs in soft to below e-mail:
Do not attach recommendation and Education documents; these will be required only in interview stage.
*Note: No resume will be taken under consideration without cover letter, the position title, vacancy number in the subject line of the email.
*Only selected candidates will be called for interview. All applications will be checked and validated against the above mentioned requirements. Any un-matching C.V will be automatically rejected.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) is an equal opportunity employer which encourages male and female candidates to apply for vacant positions.
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