Trainer (Home based food processing )

  DACAAR
Bachelor's Degree   Multi Location Full Time 2322
Date Posted:Jun 15, 2017
Reference:PB-013/2017
Closing Date:Jul 14, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:2
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Economic Growth
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:693 - 693 USD monthly
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About DACAAR:

 

We are a non-political, non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian and developmental organization working to improve the lives of the Afghan people since 1984. We address the acute needs of the most vulnerable and support early recovery and sustainable development for all Afghans. We align our work to the specific needs and priorities of the Afghan communities.

Job Summary:


Professional and practical knowledge of making confectionaries (cakes, buns, cookies, lolly pops, candies etc), pickles, jams, vermicelli, sauce, French fries, potato chips, ketchup, tomato paste, fast foods...

Training of food processors on the processing (formulation, cooking, packaging, labelling) of processed foods.

Identification of market and development of processed food products’ needs.

Development of packaging and branding procedures.

Identification of skills of food processors and guiding them in establishing a profitable business.

Identification and use of tools, materials and techniques used in food processing.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities:

The incumbent will train food processors on a variety of food processing products.

Works closely with Marketing Officer on the development of manuals on formulations and processing of various food products.

Develop hands-on skills of food processors on food processing (use of tools, materials and techniques, formulation, cooking/baking, packaging, labelling and marketing of food products).

Contributes to increased rate of food processors’ sales.

Develop packaging and branding procedures and techniques for processed foods.

Ensure quality of processed food products.

Manage wastes, identify its use in home-based farming with consultation of Agronomists and Animal Husbandry Officers and train the food processors on it.

Analyze cost-benefit of processed food products together with Marketing Officers and Food processors.

Must have strong communication skills in local language and sense identification, recording and promotion of community indigenous innovations.

Any other relevant task given by Supervisor.

Education/ Qualification and Employment Benefits

Education: Bachelor of Agriculture/Economics but preference would be given to food processing business owners
Experience 3 Years of Experience in related field
Other qualifications’ an advantage: Good training skills of processed food products and good training skills
Good Interpersonal Skills, Good Organizational Skills
Languages: Dari/ Pashto and English.
Employment benefits:

Good training opportunities to enhance employees’ skills

Eid bonus on both Eids (after the completion of three months service)

36 days of paid annual leave per year

10 days of paid sick leave per year

30 days of paid Hajj leave (after the completion of one year service)

90 days of paid maternity leave for female employees(after the completion of three months service)

5 days of paid paternity leave for male employees(after the completion of three months service)

15 days of public holidays per year

Job Requirement:

Department: Programme / Operation Sub Department
Duty station: One for West - RO / Herat - Karukh FO with travelling to other provinces and districts,
One for South-Regional Office /Kandahar with travel to other provinces and districts,
Required number: Two (2)
Gender: Male / Female
Contract: Project Based till end of December 2017 (Extendable)
Salary: PB-B1, USD (693) including food allowance & Government Tax

Education/ Qualification and Employment Benefits

Education: Bachelor of Agriculture/Economics but preference would be given to food processing business owners
Experience 3 Years of Experience in related field
Other qualifications’ an advantage: Good training skills of processed food products and good training skills
Good Interpersonal Skills, Good Organizational Skills
Languages: Dari/ Pashto and English.
Good training skills of processed food products and good training skills
Good Interpersonal Skills, Good Organizational Skills

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Herat, Kandahar
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