Expert dialogue on quality assurance of plant products from primary agricultural production

By 2030, the new Egypt will achieve a competitive, balanced, diverse and knowledge-based economy characterized by equity, social inclusion and participation, together with a balanced and diverse ecosystem, and will benefit from its strategic location and human capital to realize sustainable development for the benefit of a better life for all Egyptians. Food safety is clearly becoming a growing priority for the Egyptian government. The establishment of the NFSA (National Food Safety Authority)by the president in 2017 reflects a growing awareness of and interest in food safety by the government.

The project aims to improve the quality of primary agricultural production for plant products and to contribute to the achievement of UN Sustainable Development Goals 2.1 and 2.4 by introducing standards of good agricultural practice in state agricultural extension services.


Mandatory qualifications:

• Completed university studies (Master or equivalent)
• Several years (seven or more) of professional experience
• Good written and spoken German and English skills

Specific qulifications:

• University studies in the field of agriculture, economics , engineering, food safety, quality assurance or control, food chemistry or equivalent

• Experience in advising ministries/ state authorities

• Experience in the planning and coordination of complex studies

• Professional experience in the field of food safety/food monitoring/quality assurance

• Professional experience in international cooperation

• Management responsibility

• Work experience in North Africa or the Middle East, preferably in Egypt

• Arabic language skills

Methodical competence
• Experience in agricultural policy advice and strategy development for ministries/state agencies.
• Intercultural communication skills and diplomatic competence
• Cooperation and networking skills
• Ability to document and present complex topics in a clearly comprehensible, transparent and comprehensive manner
• Expertise in the field of impact-oriented Monitoring


Start / Duration: 

From 01.01.2022 for 3 years with an option for 1 year extension 

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