Position Field Coordinator - Rice Fortification
Client Name Nutrition International
CATEGORY NGO/Development
Employment Status Contractual
Job Responsibility
  • Technical and operational support to rice millers for installation and maintenance of fortification units (blenders):
  • Provide technical assistance to the millers for setting up and maintaining blending units and other machines for production of fortified rice; Guide plant supervisors to calibrate and check FRK feeder for delivering measured quantities of FRK after collection of rice samples for testing and whenever required;
  • Orient/ extend supportive supervision to the factory personnel for maintaining proper log books recording of production of fortified/non-fortified rice, FRK received, distribution of fortified rice to government safety net program and open market sale, and ensure corrective measures in case of any discrepancy noted.
  • Orient/ extend supportive supervision to the owners, managers, operators and assistants for imparting technical skills on plant maintenance, hygiene, cleanliness etc. which are critical aspects of good manufacturing practices for rice fortification blending units;
  • Facilitate quality control and quality assurance for production of fortified rice kernel (FRK)
  • Provide technical data to prospective entrepreneurs to facilitate decision of procurement of FRK plant
  • Provide technical assistance to FRK plants for installation, commissioning and maintenance of machines for production of FRK;
  • Guide plant supervisors, operators for maintaining GMP and QC practices to ensure production of good quality FRK;
  • Maintain coordination among FRK producers and government offices to ensure in time supply of FRK to operational upazilas under FFP and VGD program.
  • Facilitate quality control and quality assurance for production of fortified rice
  • Collect fortified rice sample randomly from stock, production line during each visit to rice blending units/ mills and test the blending ratio;
  • Facilitate the third party validation through the agency assigned by WFP/ MoFood/ MoWCA to check quality of fortified rice before distribution to union parishad;
  • Coordinate with quality control personnel of blending unit/rice mill for testing of fortified rice at least thrice for each batch of production/ blending and keeping test records in book;
  • Facilitate supply chain management for regular distribution of fortified rice
  • Identify gaps in the supply chain and flag them to the concerned authorities and follow up on the distribution of fortified rice from the respective mills to the union parishad level;
  • Arrange and facilitate upazila coordination meetings with participation of relevant govt. officials, NGO personnel, rice miller, union parishad (UP) Chairman and UP secretaries at operational upazilas of base district and adjacent districts;
  • Provide regular updates to the Project Coordinator and the National Program Officer on program progress and identify any gaps for corrective actions;
  • Support NI hired vendor(s) in organizing district and Upazila level workshop/ training/meetings.
Educational Requirement Bachelor or Master's degree in Agricultural Engineering, Food Technology/ Food Engineering, Food Science, Nutrition from a recognized university;
Experience Requirement 2 to 4 year(s)
Additional Requirement
  • Age Na
  • 2-4 years of relevant work experience (minimum four-year experience for bachelor degree holders and two-year experience for master's degree holders) is desired;
  • Knowledge of government policies and programs to address nutrition in Bangladesh is essential;
  • Ability to network and negotiate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders to achieve the objectives is desirable;
  • Working experience in food industries, private sector and food fortification, nutrition and health related issues will be added advantage;
  • Computer literacy is also an added advantage;
Job Location Barishal, Brahmanbaria, Dhaka, Khulna, Mymensingh, Rangpur, Chattogram, Sirajganj 
Salary BDT 50000
Apply Procedure

Interested candidates are requested to apply within February 25, 2020 , a complete CV with contact mobile/telephone number and a copy of recent passport size photograph. Please mention “Job for  Field Coordinator - Rice Fortification” at top of the envelope or subject line of the e-mail.

Applications should be sent to nafis@enroute.com.bd;

Or, HR & Admin, Enroute International Limited, House 257, Road: 03 (east), Baridhara, DOHS.

Or, can apply Online.