Local Communication Officer; Local Food Safety Specialist; Local Regulation and Policy Specialist

Global Affairs Canada (GAC) is funding SAFEGRO, a Technical Assistance Project for improvement of the food safety management system of Vietnam. Key partners on this project include The Ministry of Agriculture Rural Development (MARD), the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT), the Ministry of Health (MOH), and other Vietnamese Academic Institutes.

Alinea International, in partnership with the University of Guelph, is the Canadian Executing Agency (CEA) for this project. The CEA and stakeholder partners work with national and regional governments to improve food safety regulations, private sector suppliers to increase the competitiveness of Vietnamese food products domestically and internationally, and consumers to improve demand for safe food in Vietnam.

The objective of the project is to improve the performance of central and local governments in enforcing food safety regulations; increase the competitiveness of Vietnamese agricultural products domestically and internationally; and increasing consumer demand for safe agricultural products in Vietnam. The 5-year project (2020-2025) will work along the entire agro-food value chain by engaging and enhancing the capacities of three key target groups: the public sector (regulatory enabling), the private sector (supply side) and consumers (demand side).

Alinea is currently looking for candidates to fulfill for the following positions for SAFEGRO project:

  1. Local Communication specialist
  2. Food Safety Specialist
  3. Local Regulation and Policy Specialist


Alinea offers competitive remuneration in accordance with the EU/UN cost norms commensurate with qualifications and experience.

How to apply

Please send your application (letter of interest and CV with details on qualifications and experiences) with at least 3 referees by email to: [email protected]; and copy to: [email protected], or send a hard copy to project office address at Room 301 B3, 298 Kim Ma, Ha Noi, and include the job title in your email subject line.

Deadline: 17h00 on 09/05/2022

Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Alinea International
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2022-05-09