Food Safety Specialists

  Ghani Consultancy Services
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 624
Date Posted:Jun 29, 2020
Reference:Ghani –FSS-3
Closing Date:Jul 29, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Agriculture
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:7 Years
Contract Duration:5 month(s)
Possibility of Contract Extension:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Ghani Consultancy Services:

Ghani Consultancy Services (GHANI) is a specialized international Management, Business, Engineering and research firm. We work with organizations aiming to deliver better results. Our extensive experience has made us capable of dealing with the complexity of business and development management. We specialize in multidisciplinary management solutions and enable our clients to achieve higher levels of development and sustain growth. We work with people at all levels of the organization building their capabilities and skills. We engage ourselves with the client, serving their best interest before ours.

Job Summary:

Food Safety Specialists a Ghani Consultancy Services position

Duties & Responsibilities:

The specialists shall be responsible for the following:

(i) Review available documents and regulations in respect of food safety for strengthened food safety surveillance and diagnostic systems;

(ii) Recommend options to strengthen current public awareness campaigns with awareness packages for specific target audiences, identifying institutional responsibilities (for content development, dissemination, and post-dissemination follow-up);

(iii) Assess the current food safety surveillance and diagnostic system;

(iv) Review the current situation (regulation, organization, capacity and incentives) and assessing the needs for improvement of meat inspection at slaughterhouse and market level;

(v) Recommend specific investments to strengthen the system. These recommendations would include changes in regulations and investments in sample collection systems infrastructure (laboratories), equipment and technical assistance (training);

(vi) Review the existing private and public animal feed quality surveillance and diagnostic systems, and recommending needs for improvement with specific proposed investments;

(vii) Review the current standards in place for food and animal feed safety and quality;

(viii) Assist in designing agro-processing system improvements for eligible subprojects wishing to upgrade their livestock processing facilities to meet international hazard analysis and critical control points standards;

(ix) Review the representative subprojects to confirm compliance with established food safety requirements; and

(x) Recommend specific interventions for: (a) increased awareness of current standards; (b) revision of current standards, if necessary; (c) training and support to improve the application of standards; and (d) support for the monitoring and enforcement of standards.  

Job Requirement:


The national specialist will have a minimum of 7 years’ experience in food safety related project work in Afghanistan much of which will have been undertaken for livestock products and their derivatives.

Note: Only applicants who meet these requirements will be considered. 


The specialist shall have at least a bachelor’s degree in veterinary science or food science.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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