Inspection expert of food production and supply facilities

in Agriculture Herat ,Afghanistan Apply Before: September/30/2023

Opportunity Details



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1 Years

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- Participation in the development of guidelines, procedures, and inspection checklists for food establishments.

- Inspecting food facilities to ensure compliance with food safety laws, regulations, guidelines, and checklists.

- Collecting samples from customs and sending them to the food and spice quality control laboratory to ensure the quality of food materials.

- Inspecting the operations of food material establishments regarding compliance with food safety principles, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Good Hygiene Practices (GHP), and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) principles.

- Collecting non-compliant, substandard, expired, unauthorized, illegal, and recalled food products.

- Obtaining samples of spices and suspicious products from supplying companies and sending them to the laboratory for quality confirmation.

- Managing the disposal of expired, non-standard, and unauthorized food products in accordance with regulatory documents.

- Keeping records and lists up-to-date for easy and timely access to the database of supplying companies, manufacturing factories, and other food establishments.

- Participating in the development of training programs to enhance the capacity and awareness of pharmaceutical facilities.

- Ensuring the sound management, recruitment, motivation, encouragement, training, and development of employees for better compliance with established standards.

- Managing and supervising the system and procedures of licensing activities for pharmaceutical facilities, health products, and authorized activities conducted within these facilities.



- Employment conditions (educational level and work experience): The minimum requirements for this position are specified in Articles (7), (8), and (34) of the Civil Service Employees Law.

- Educational field: Applicants with a minimum Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or in one of the fields of Food Technology and Agriculture (Food Technology) for candidates with higher education degrees. Additionally, candidates with a Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy and three years of relevant work experience are eligible.

- Work experience: Candidates must have a minimum of 1 year of relevant work experience for this position.

- Required skills: Proficiency in the official languages of the country (Dari and Pashto), familiarity with English, and computer skills in job-related programs and managerial skills.




Company Detail

The National Food and Spice Administration of Afghanistan holds a prominent position within the healthcare sector, with a strong emphasis on enhancing systems for regulating spices and other health and food products. Its primary responsibilities include guaranteeing the quality, safety, and efficacy of spices and related items. The agency is dedicated to enhancing regulatory capabilities through diverse approaches, such as strengthening laboratory quality control, conducting surveillance of spices both before and after they enter the market, and fostering a favorable environment for local factories to manufacture medical products within the country. These functions are pivotal for the agency's mission.