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Food Policy & Regulatory Affairs Associate

Land O'lakes
Cairo, Egypt
Posted 13 days ago
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The primary responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

·    Conduct research and review to support the drafting of technical regulations, legal memos, guidance documents and other legal instruments to support NFSA’s resolutions to existing and emerging food trade issues.

·    Supporting NFSA’s adherence to the WTO, SPS and other international agreements.

·    Draft and/or review Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) and cooperation protocols that support the coordination between NFSA and

·    Provide translation of technical regulations as necessary.

·    Draft scopes of work for consultants to support TAIB’s food policy and regulatory affairs activities.

·    Draft and review informational and communication materials for public and private sector stakeholders pertaining to NFSA’s regulatory changes.

·    Research effective food regulatory practices and policy documents and provide briefings for TAIB’s management and NFSA.

·    Support the development of international regulatory reviews that analyze how Codex and other regulatory agencies regulate food and / or hazards.

·    Provide input into the development of project annual work plans and ensure achievement of project goals and targets.

·    Ensure that all impact data is properly recorded.

·    Other duties as assigned by the Chief of Party or Technical Director.

Job Requirements

Required Skills and Qualifications:

 

·    Bachelor of Science in law or related field.

·    Minimum of 2 years’ experience in food policy and/or international trade law.

·    Proven knowledge of the food safety sector in Egypt.

·    Excellent legal research and drafting capabilities.

·    Ability to translate food policy and legal documents from English to Arabic and Arabic to English.

·    Demonstrated knowledge of Codex and the WTO.

·    Ability to work in a collaborative team environment and strong communication skills.

·    Ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor tasks.

·    Demonstrated effectiveness in taking initiative and resolving difficult situations.

·    Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

·    Demonstrated knowledge of the National Food Safety Authority (NFSA) and regulatory food systems in the region.

·    Experience in drafting technical regulations or standards related to food.

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