International Food Technology Expert
International Food Technology Expert
2018-12-24

Project: TA 8960 MON: Supporting Agriculture Value Chain

Position Titile: Food Technology Expert

Duration: 2 months

Location: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Expected starting date of assignment: January 7, 2019

 

Description of task(s) and objectives to be achieved

Under the overall supervision of the project director and direct supervision of the TA Team coordinator the Expert is to assist Project Participating Enterprises (PPEs) of the seabukcthorn sector to improve their ability to design and introduce innovative products and technologies.

The Expert will specifically to:

  • conduct desk review including project documents
  • assess the current status of progress activities of the PPEs of sea-buckthorn sector towards achieving the tasks of the project
  • provide on-the-job technical advice to PPE with respect to their capacity and specific needs specifically on:
    • Drying technology (air- and freeze-drying technology)
    • Technology for producing sea buckthorn fruit juice powder
    • Technology and production of children’s drinks
    • Technology for producing products using dried leathers and seeds
    • Opportunities on producing new products and technical requirements
  • make a recommendation for each PPEs on further actions for product development for local and international market
  • make a recommendation on a tailored learning and development plan for each participating enterprise highlighting the expected improvements;
  • design and deliver tailor-made training for PPEs and relevant actors in the chain to bring desired improvements;
  • arrange technical meetings if required

Duty Station: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, with travel within the country  

Qualification: 

  • university degree in food technology especially, in field of sea buckthorn production
  • at least seven years of practical experience in working for private companies or assisting seabukcthorn processors to build local and regional markets
  • professional experience in related consultancy, specifically product development and technology introduction
  • managerial, supervisory and analytical skills with demonstrated ability to lead a team of professionals and to exercise sound judgement;
  • ability to work under pressure in an independent manner within an interdisciplinary team with different educational backgrounds and cultural orientations;
  • capacity to support the professional development of national professionals in the team;
  • excellent knowledge of English both in writing and speaking;

Interested candidates, please submit following documents to info@monconsult.mn:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
 
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