The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition Invitation for Developing Selected Food Testing Laboratory Documents Jobs in Ethiopia

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition Invitation for Developing Selected Food Testing Laboratory Documents Jobs in Ethiopia


  • The major objective of developing select laboratory documentation for Ethiopian Public Health (EPHI) Food testing laboratory is to widen the scope of the accreditation to include fortified wheat flour and edible oil micronutrients (vitamins and Minerals) testing as well as peroxide value(for oil ) testing.

    Scope of Work

    The document to be prepared

  • Risk and opportunities procedure based on ISO/IEC 17025:2017

  • Sampling Procedure for fortified flour and fortified edible oil based on the latest Ethiopian standard, AOAC or other relevant official standards/methods.

  • SOP for all Oil parameters listed in the latest Ethiopian standards for fortified wheat flour

  • SOP for all wheat flour parameters listed in the latest Ethiopian fortified wheat flour standards

  • The consultant should submit the final document based on the Provided template by EPHI Laboratory.

  • The consulting firm is requested to submit a detailed work plan in the form of an activity schedule in the technical proposal.


  • Procedures and standard operating procedures (SOP’s)
    described under no. 3

  • Presentation of the prepared documents to GAIN and EPHI Lab.

  • The consultancy firm should submit the deliverables to the EPHI and GAIN as per agreed timeline

  • Address the comments provided from EPHI lab and revise the documents accordingly, within the given timeline

    Job Requirements

    Required Competencies

  • Advanced university degree in chemistry/analytical chemistry/food science or related disciplines

  • Knowledge of food testing methods and practical work experience in a food testing laboratory will be a significant asset

  • At least 5 years’ experience in the organization, operation and laboratory quality management system of food testing laboratories

  • Knowledge and experience in accreditation of food testing laboratories according to ISO/IEC17025 :2017

  • Demonstrated experience in laboratory manuals development

    How to Apply

  • Consulting firms/ consultants should send their technical and financial proposal in a separate folder to the following email address: and only by close of business day on 13 May 2020

  • A sample manual developed by consultant should be submitted along with the technical proposal.


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