Food and water toxicology expert

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

Opportunity Details



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1 Years

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- Gathering samples of food and water following applicable protocols.

- Performing toxicology assessments on food and water samples using laboratory procedures.

- Assessing and ensuring the quality of food and water in line with international standards and laboratory protocols.

- Correlating samples with pertinent documentation and packaging them in compliance with sampling requirements.

- Exploring, acquiring, and adapting novel techniques and technologies for analysis, adhering to international standards for food and water toxicology evaluations.

- Documenting sample analysis findings in the registration log and arranging analysis certificates.

- Contributing to the development and organization of operational standard procedures and technical guidelines for laboratory examinations.

- Engaging in the development and revision of training programs related to food and water quality control.

- Adhering to proper maintenance and care practices for laboratory equipment.

- Performing timely calibrations of laboratory apparatus.

- Ensuring the appropriate upkeep of laboratory records while maintaining their confidentiality.

- Cleaning laboratory tools and equipment.



- Employment criteria (educational background and work experience): The minimum prerequisites for this position are outlined in Articles (7), (8), and (34) of the Civil Service Employees Law.

- Educational background: Candidates with at least a Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or one of the fields of Food Technology and Agriculture (Food Technology) are preferred for those with higher academic degrees. Furthermore, individuals with a Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy and three years of relevant work experience meet the qualifications.

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

- Necessary skills: Proficiency in the official languages of the country (Dari and Pashto), a grasp of English, and computer proficiency in software related to the job, as well as managerial abilities.




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.