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26May
Johannesburg, South Africa

Our client is looking for a Senior Applications Manager to join their teamRead More

The senior application manager is responsible for leading the team of our local beverage and food application lab in Johannesburg (South Africa), as well as coordinating customer projects andacting as the technical key contact for our customers in the area.
Within the role you will be responsible for managing a successful team, developing, and training individuals, fostering relationships with sales, customers, and team members.
• fully understand the companies Nutrition's product and service portfolio
• create, further develop, and maintain a regional product portfolio
• follow and understand the business strategy of regional and local key accounts. You coordinate and manage the customer product development projects, supporting the development process from the generation of concepts to the creation of laboratory samples and industrial manufacturing. Focus on beverage and sweet food applications
• provide guidance and technical support on final product formulation and manufacturing to our commercial team
• set goals and priorities for the team and balance resources to achieve goals
• build-up, lead, coach, and train a team of technicians. You are a mentor for your team, and you provide objective insight and guidance on career path and progression
• collaborate and communicate between departments across EMEA, including our development headquarters in Germany, other application labs and the commercial team

  • Industry: Research / Scientific
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
• BS Degree or MS Degree in Food Science and technology, Chemistry or Pharmacist<br> • a minimum of 5 years experience in the food and beverage industry<br> • a strong background and experience in product development and application of beverage and food<br> • food and beverage manufacturing experience and are (ideally)well networked in the industry<br>
Key Skills
• excellent project management skills
• the ability to think about, assess and shape the future of individuals, teams, and the organization; you understand how an organization needs to change in the face of internal and external trends and influences; you develop with others a shared long-term vision for the organization; you advocate for action to achieve long-term goals and influence others to make the vision a reality
• excellent written and spoken English. Another language is also an advantage
• strong communication skills
• solid PC skills and affinity with IT tools (SAP and Salesforce)
• strong knowledge in South African regulatory environment
• travel willingness and no problem to spend about 30% of your time outside Johannesburg
• enthusiasm to develop innovative solutions and trends in the beverage and food market
• joy to collaborate within and between teams

Additional Requirements

06Apr
Cape Town, South Africa

Our client is looking for a Food Technologist to join their team.Read More

Key Job Functions

• Supporting the incoming raw material QC team in checking COA’s of incoming goods, requesting any necessary missing documentation to ensure this documentation is received in a timely manner from suppliers & allowing for timely raw material release, planning & organizing any external testing of incoming materials.
• Manage and maintain supplier raw materials specifications and self-audit questionnaires.
• Rigorously ensure that all suppliers and ingredients meet appropriate food safety standards such as allergen and foreign body control
• Risk Assessing suppliers & raw materials (support of HACCP / VACCP systems), developing incoming testing programs
• Ensure new and revised ingredients meet all legal requirements including food labelling laws
• Manage and maintain the authenticity risk register and chains of custody for raw materials Ensure certificates and due diligence documentation is held for all suppliers
• Support NPD by overseeing the approval of new ingredients and suppliers through to kitchen stage by checking suitability and assessing quality and food safety risks
• Maintaining supplier approval documentation
• Set up new suppliers and maintain current suppliers on FPI.
• Manage supplier sites on FPI by ensuring all certificates are up to date and supplier information is accurate.
• Close off all supplier audit findings on FPI in collaboration with the supplier.
• Ensure suppliers are compliant with our ethical requirements
• Carry out horizon scanning, communicating risks appropriately
• Monitor supplier KPI performance, work with the Supplier Technologists to continuously review current ways of working and look for improvements
• Undertake the completion of customer and Brand specifications and associated documentation to meet required critical paths.
• Ensure that all specifications and artwork are accurate and comply with all relevant legislation, as per the critical path.
• Review and comment on relevant artwork platforms, ensuring timescales are met to achieve project.
• Developing & maintaining buying specifications
• Assisting with training of staff within QC & warehouse as necessary
• Review & develop procedures & SOPs as part of annual system reviews and in accordance to business needs / changes
• Non-conformances:
o Daily checking of rejection area & resolving NCR’s
o Recording, reporting & resolving non-conformance situations. Performing root cause analysis to prevent recurrence of issue.
• Perform any ad hoc duties as identified by the QA manager.

  • Industry: Research / Scientific
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

4 Years of Experience
Qualifications
• 3 – 5 years’ Food Technologist experience<br> • Degree Btech, Bsc<br> • Supplier management experience<br> • Supplier auditing experience<br>
Key Skills
Person Profile, Skills and Attitude

• Good Time management skills.
• Be available to assist with stock take which could include a Saturday and or Sunday.
• Have a clear criminal record.
• Good communication skills both verbally and written.
• Attention to detail essential which will include accuracy and speed.
• Good communication skills.
• Ability to work under pressure.
• Ability to work with a variety of personalities.
• Ability to work in a team
• Physical fitness (physical work)
• Understanding of warehouse terminology procedures and best practice.

Key Competencies

• Quality Delivery
• Adapting to Change
• Applying Knowledge & Expertise
• Interpersonal Relations
• Planning and organising
• Taking Initiative

Additional Requirements

#FoodTechnologist

Our client is looking for a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor
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The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Advisor will be responsible for leading the design and implementation of the program monitoring and evaluation framework and information system to track delivery against targets, outcomes and impacts.
They will lead the analysis of data collected for assessment of progress and areas of improvement, and overall data management, including health systems maturity monitoring.
They will guide reporting processes amongst technical staff and consolidate program reports, and promote learning and knowledge sharing of best practices and lessons learned.
They will support all the technical staff in MEL functions and will manage any MEL related staff in the program.

  • Industry: Research / Scientific
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
Qualifications
A Master’s degree in a relevant discipline, such as mathematics, statistics, informatics, biostatistics, information systems or a related field with knowledge/skills of Geographical Information Systems and information technology. <br> At least ten years of experience implementing monitoring and evaluating activities for complex health programs in Zimbabwe <br>
Key Skills
Excellent communication skills
Knowledge of M&E reporting requirements
Stakeholder management
Demonstrated experience in providing technical support, setting up and managing M&E systems that track performance as per the objectives of this activity (e.g. performance against each result area) and in the application of statistical methods and database management.
Experience in knowledge management and dissemination of research findings

Additional Requirements

Monitoring and Evalutaion
Research
Statistics
Program Management
Biostatistics
21Feb
Johannesburg, South Africa

Our client in the Food and Beverage industry is looking for a Senior Application Manager to join their team.Read More

The senior application manager is responsible for leading the team of our local beverage and food application lab in Johannesburg (South Africa), as well as coordinating customer projects and acting as the technical key contact for our customers in the area.

Within the role you will be responsible for managing a successful team, developing, and training individuals, fostering relationships with sales, customers, and team members.
You:

• fully understand the company’s Nutrition's product and service portfolio
• create, further develop, and maintain a regional product portfolio
• follow and understand the business strategy of regional and local key accounts. You coordinate and manage the customer product development projects, supporting the development process from the generation of concepts to creation of laboratory samples, through to industrial manufacturing. Focus on beverage and sweet food applications
• provide guidance and technical support on final product formulation and manufacturing to our commercial team
• set goals and priorities for the team and balance resources to achieve goals
• build-up, lead, coach, and train a team of technicians. You are a mentor for your team, and you provide objective insight and guidance on career path and progression
• collaborate and communicate between departments across EMEA, including our development headquarters in Germany, other application labs and the commercial team

  • Industry: Research / Scientific
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
• BS Degree or MS Degree in Food Science and Technology, Chemistry or Pharmacist<br> • a minimum of 5 years’ experience in food and beverage industry<br> • a strong background and experience in product development and application of beverage and food<br> • food and beverage manufacturing experience and are (ideally)well networked in the industry<br>
Key Skills
• excellent project management skills
• the ability to think about, assess and shape the future of individuals, teams, and the organization; you understand how an organization needs to change in the face of internal and external trends and influences; you develop with others a shared long-term vision for the organization; you advocate for action to achieve long-term goals and influence others to make the vision a reality
• excellent written and spoken English. Another language is also an advantage
• strong communication skills
• solid PC skills and affinity with IT tools (SAP and Salesforce)
• strong knowledge in South African regulatory environment
• travel willingness and no problem to spend about 30% of your time outside Johannesburg
• enthusiasm to develop innovative solutions and trends in the beverage and food market
• joy to collaborate within and between teams

Additional Requirements

#SeniorApplicationManager

Our client is looking for a Head of Research, Monitoring and Evaluation
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Coordinates the development of Data Driven Project Documents including M&E frameworks. Informing Programming using Data and Evidence.
Leads project teams in the development and implementation of M&E systems and oversee routine program monitoring activities.
Ensure the quality and relevance of the project’s monitoring and evaluation design.
Develops and implements databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality.
Support circulation and promote dialogue of monitoring results with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
Manages critical analysis of strengths and weakness of the processes, lessons learned, and guiding principles.
Ensure that performance indicators for the projects are appropriate to their respective hierarchical level along the results chain.
Develops baseline data for each project component and for all project indicators.
Develops a plan for project-related capacity-building on M&E and for any computer-based support that may be required.
Ensures the quality of M&E related data to be collected throughout the program implementation.
Crafts dashboards for monitoring and evaluation framework.
Assist the Team Leads in preparing other relevant reports, concepts informed by data. Act as a focal point to organise and manage monitoring reviews, evaluations and/or data analytics.
Manages and develops data collection systems, data analytics frameworks and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality.
Interprets data and analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports.
Analysing spatial data through the use of mapping software, discovering patterns and trends through spatial mapping of data, designing digital maps with geographic data and other data sources.
Engages internal and external stakeholders on data analytics and identify opportunities for synergies on data needs.
Works with teams to define key priority research questions, identify priority sectors specific to projects, and working with teams in formulating research designs.
Design and run evidence-based experiments respective projects – providing feedback to teams on new products and models. Designing trials, executing trials and conclusively developing scaling methodology of successful products.
Meets with M&E staff, discusses and agrees medium and short term objectives and develops work plans.
Provide supervision, advisory support and feedback to M&E staff.
Carries out on-going evaluation of M&E staff, identifies performance strengths and deficiencies, and arranges for necessary action.

  • Industry: Research / Scientific
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

6 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in a Development/ Statistics/ Research driven program. <br> Post graduate qualification (e.g Master’s/Msc) will be an added advantage <br> Possess 4 - 6 years’ working experience with 2 years in a senior position. <br>
Key Skills
Attention to detail
Negotiation skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Presentation Skills
Decision Making Skill
Monitoring and Evaluation Framework's
Strong technical skills, including ability to process and analyze qualitative and quantitative data using one or more statistical software packages, including at least one of the following: SPSS, Epi-Info, STATA, SAS, R, Python, Excel and MS Access.
Possess experience with relevant electronic data collection and management system.

Additional Requirements

Development
Monitoring
Evaluation
Statistics
Presentation
01Feb
Out of Harare,Zimbabwe

Our client in Concession is looking for a Laboratory Manager to join their team in August.Read More

Operate HPLC and GC equipment safely.
Equipment is Moisture analyzer, and Analytical balance. As well as running and analyzing the data that is collected through the HPLC and GC.
Maintains equipment and instruments in good operating condition recognize any malfunctions and troubleshoot as needed.
Performing sample preparation.
Report data for the testing/screening of samples.
Maintaining strict inventory records of all materials, chemicals and equipment used in laboratory.
Perform preparation and cleaning of equipment and work space efficiently.
Analyzing data accurately and timely.

  • Industry: Research / Scientific
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

2 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Degree in chemical biologic or other accredited science degree.<br> Minimum 1-2 years’ of experience working in an accredited laboratory environment.<br> Minimum 1 years' experience analyzing data acquired using instruments such as HPLC, UPLC and GCMS.<br> QA/QC Experience with HPLC and GC analysis.<bR>
Key Skills
Thorough understanding of analytical technology, method development, method qualification/validation, and regulatory analytical requirements.
Ability to quickly learn and use of variety of laboratory computer applications.
Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
Capacity to work independently and/or with vendors, perform troubleshooting and solve complex problems.
Self-motivated, shows initiative, results oriented, creative, detail oriented, focused on continuous development, effective time-management skills.
Ability to think critically and reasonably.
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Additional Requirements

analysis
chemical biology
sample preparation
Shimadzu
Laboratory