Afrique du Sud

PAM recrute 01 Food Technologist NOB

PAM recrute 01 Food Technologist NOB

Programme alimentaire mondial

Johannesbourg, Afrique du Sud

Opportunités de carrière : Food Technologist NOB (12 months Fixed Term Renewable Contract) Regional Bureau, Johannesburg (173114)

Le PAM célèbre et embrasse la diversité. Elle s’engage à respecter le principe de l’égalité des chances en matière d’emploi pour tous ses employés et encourage les candidats qualifiés à postuler sans distinction de race, de couleur, d’origine nationale, d’origine ethnique ou sociale, d’informations génétiques, de sexe, d’identité et/ou d’expression de genre, d’orientation sexuelle, de religion. ou croyance, séropositivité ou handicap.

À PROPOS DU PAM

Le Programme alimentaire mondial des Nations Unies est la plus grande agence humanitaire au monde qui lutte contre la faim dans le monde. La mission du PAM est de mettre fin à la faim dans le monde. Chaque jour, le PAM travaille dans le monde entier pour s’assurer qu’aucun enfant ne se couche le ventre vide et que les plus pauvres et les plus vulnérables, en particulier les femmes et les enfants, puissent accéder aux aliments nutritifs dont ils ont besoin.

Dans les situations d’urgence, le PAM achemine la nourriture là où elle est nécessaire, sauvant ainsi la vie des victimes de la guerre, des conflits civils et des catastrophes naturelles. Après une situation d’urgence, le PAM utilise la nourriture pour aider les communautés à reconstruire leurs vies brisées. Présente dans près de 80 pays, l’organisation a l’empreinte mondiale, la présence sur le terrain et les connaissances et relations locales nécessaires pour fournir un accès à des aliments nutritifs et contribuer à des solutions durables, en particulier dans de nombreuses régions les plus reculées et les plus fragiles du monde. Nous gérons un budget de fonctionnement d’environ 5,9 milliards de dollars chaque année, distribuant 12,6 milliards de rations à ceux qui en ont le plus besoin. Nous touchons en moyenne 80 millions de personnes avec une aide alimentaire dans environ 80 pays chaque année.

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ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

These jobs are found in Headquarters (HQ), Regional Bureaux (RBs) or Country Offices (COs). In COs job holders report to the Deputy Country Director or the designate, in RBs job holders report to the Regional Procurement Officer or Nutritionist, and in HQ job holders report to the Division Director or the designate. Job holders operate with a high degree of independence, may provide technical support to specific food processing initiatives, and are involved in day–to-day activities and analytical work.

JOB PURPOSE

To collect, analyse and report on information as a basis for maximising the efficiency of food technology activities and enhancing food risk assessment and management in country operations.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

1. Collate and analyse data and contribute to the preparation of reports relating to food quality and safety, to inform risk management and mitigation and contribute to a WFP    wide view of food technology activities.

2. Prepare evidenced based recommendations for senior staff on control measures to combat and reduce food commodity losses and food quality and safety issues.

3. Prepare evidenced based recommendations for senior staff on tools to enable rapid response to situations with food safety concerns.

4. In the event of food safety incidents, support investigation exercises to enable lessons learned to be documented and shared, to reduce re-occurrence of the incident.

5. Support project teams on the food technology aspects of food assistance programs, ensuring compliance with WFP food and safety regulations.

6. Contribute towards the development and/or implementation of protocols and tools relating to food technology issues, ensuring alignment with WFP procurement and supply chain    strategy, policies and plans.

7. Support the capacity building of WFP staff and partners for efficient and effective delivery of food assistance to beneficiaries (e.g. through the design and review of    training materials).

8. Identify and build productive relationships with supply chain colleagues and staff within the area of assignment to support an integrated approach to food assistance.

9. Guide and supervise more junior staff, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with more complex analysis and queries.

10.Follow emergency preparedness practices to ensure WFP are able to quickly respond and deploy food and needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.

11.Act in an assigned emergency response capacity as required to meet emergency food assistance needs.

12.Other as required.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education : Advanced university degree in Food Technology, Health Sciences, Food Control, Nutrition or other related field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.

Language : National Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language and the duty station’s language, if different.

Experience: Minimum 3 years of professional experience providing support in :

• Has worked in emergency response capacity.

• Has experience implementing food technology related tools and protocol.

• Has experience working on food assistance programs development projects.

• Act as a mentor to junior staff.

FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES

Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level

Food Quality Management Provides guidance to team on the appropriate handling, storage, and preservation of food types to optimize use of resources.

Research & Development Coordinates research on food properties and local needs using awareness of available resources (e.g., literature and research on public health).

Commodity Knowledge Demonstrates thorough knowledge of food safety and quality and product optimization concepts and principles to implement protocols and tools to relating to food technology issues.

Incidence & Risk Communication Management Demonstrates understanding of when to handle minor risks and/or escalate larger issues to appropriate authorities.

Ethics & Compliance Demonstrates ability to collect, collate and report records relating to ethics and compliance to assist in the analysis of audit findings.

CONTRACTUAL INFORMATION

This is a 1 Year Renewable Fixed Term Contract

Net monthly salary range: R57 647 to R67 895 

Benefits : 30 Days Annual Leave, Pension & Medical Insurance

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

This Vacancy Announcement will close on Friday , 23rd  of September 2022, 11:59 South African Time 

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This position is only open to South African Nationals 

Qualified female applicants are especially encouraged to apply

WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.POSTULER

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