Food Quality

Posted over 1 year ago by Human Appeal
Location Mosul Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector NGO



Ideal candidate will have experience in Quality Assurance in a food. The candidate must have experience with delegation of authority to determine the disposition of a batch/lot, and strong interpersonal skills to work with Operations or other support functions on investigations and other quality or food safety related topics. Candidate must also display risk based approach and attention to details.  


  • Collecting and testing samples of raw ingredients and finished products.

  • Checking for harmful micro-organisms, such as bacteria and fungi.

  • Making sure manufactured products are of high quality, match specifications and are consistent with product labelling for nutritional content.

  • Designing, operating and maintaining quality systems.

  • Preparation of reports and checklists.

  • Ensures incidents are investigated, reported, and risks are assessed in a timely basis.

  • Review and update new and current SOPs.

  • Responsible for ensuring the department activities conform to current collections, regulatory, and corporate quality systems and principles.

  • Any other duties assigned by the Food Security Team Leader.



PERSON SPECIFICATION (Education, Experience, Skills. Abilities)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Relevant Education, University degree preferred.

  • Experience from working as a Food Quality and Safety Officer/assistant in a humanitarian/recovery context.

  • Good computer skills (MS office: PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc…).

  • Proficiency and ability to communicate English (both verbally and in written format), Arabic and Kurdish.

  • Punctuality and respect for all HA rules and procedures and Humanitarian law.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity.

  • Highly approachable, trustworthy and confidential.

  • Ability to respond to timeframes and deadlines with pace.

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