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Numéro de la vacance : AFRO/13/TASR21
Titre: Technical Officer, Food Safety
Classe : P5
Type de contrat : Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Durée :  Twelve (12) months
Date : 4 avril 2013
Date de clôture : 25 avril 2013 Avis de vacance annulé
Lieu d'affectation :  Brazzaville, Congo
Unité administrative :
To provide technical support to WHO Country Offices(WCO) and countries for planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation of food safety policies, plans of action and strategies in the countries.
Description des fonctions
1.Support development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, as well as reporting of progress in implementation and on the status of National food safety policies, plans of action and strategies in the sub-region;
2.Provide technical assistance to countries in raising awareness of food safety and scaling up the implementation of key interventions for food safety including foodborne disease surveillance and food safety information, education and communication (IEC);
3.Establish regional databank on morbidity and mortality rate of food-borne diseases in collaboration with IST and country focal points, extract from available national disease statistics from Member States and from other sources for submission to the Regional databank;
4.Collect, analyze and disseminate good practices in the area of food safety;
5.Provide technical support and advice to countries within the region and assist them in the planning and implementing of national and inter-country programmes including strengthening of National Codex Contact Points as required;
6.Develop regional, sub-regional and national capacities in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of food safety activities, including all other issues related to food safety;
7.Work in collaboration with the Regional Adviser for Nutrition to address the synergies of nutrition and food safety issues.
Formation :
Essential: Master's level university degree in microbiology or food and environmental sciences or Medical or veterinary degree with postgraduate degree in any of the above field.
Desirable: PhD in microbiology or food and environmental sciences. Public Health background.
Compétences :
Ability to find appropriate solutions to public health matters especially those related to food control;
-Strong ability to act strategically, to build and maintain solid networks of contacts to disseminate food safety and nutrition information in a targeted and effective manner;
-Project preparation and evaluation skills;
-Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to work effectively in a team;
-Ability to motivate, guide and develop other capacities at national and sub regional levels of advocacy and communicating nutrition message
Expérience :
-10 years of experience in the field of food safety at national and international levels especially in the African Region;
-Experience in food safety issues including microbiological risk analysis, HACCP, surveillance;
-Experience in food microbiology or medical microbiology.

Desirable: Previous experience in working with communities to promote the concept of adequate Food Safety
Langues :
Excellent knowledge of French or English and a working knowledge of the other. Working knowledge in Portuguese will be an added advantage.
Traitment annuel (Net d'impôts)
US$ 80,734 fonctionnaire sans personnes à charge
US$ 86,904 fonctionnaire avec personnes à charge au premier degré
Ajustement de Poste: 65.3 % des montants mentionnés ci-dessus. Ce pourcentage n'a qu'une valeur indicative et peut varier, chaque mois, à la hausse ou à la baisse.

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