Vacancy Announcement: FOOD SAFETY EXPERT [PROFESSIONAL STAFF INTERVIEWS]
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On behalf of PAN-SPSO, AU/IBAR seeks the services of a <I>food safety officer</i> to support the activity of the Project coordination unit. POST LEVEL: P3, step 5 (USD 4,629.61 local, USD 5,592.39 international recruitment) TYPE: Fixed term contract DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 13 February 2009 DATE OF ISSUANCE: 15 January 2009 DUTY STATION: Nairobi/Kenya The initial appointment will be for eleven months. Contract extension will be subject to performance and availability of funding.
DescriptionPAN-SPSO stands for Participation of African Nations in Sanitary and Phyto-sanitary Standard-setting Organisations. It is a joint initiative of AU/IBAR and the European Union that aims to contribute to the reduction of poverty and enhanced food security in Africa through greater access of African countries to international markets for agricultural products, including livestock and fisheries. The project specifically aims at facilitating effective involvement of African countries in the activities of the 01E, IPPC and Codex Alimentarus Commission during the formulation of international standards on food safety and animal and plant health.