Vacancy: Food Safety Trainer - Location: Accra, Ghana

  1. Introduction


The ACA Quality & Sustainability Seal is an industry-accepted mark that confirms compliance with internationally-recognized standards of quality, food safety, social as well as labor standards. The ACA Seal was developed in 2012 with international partners to ensure its compliance with international standards. The ACA Seal signals high quality cashew to the entire industry, enabling processors to enter new markets and attract major customers. Internal monitoring confirms that implementation of Seal reduces rejections and results in significant cost savings for processors. 

 Therefore ACA intends to execute the current project to rapidly enhance food safety in the factories and to ensure that factories remain compliant with the ACA Seal certification standards and thereby retain their access to the end market. ACA will execute the following activities in collaboration with the factory owners:

1.            Undertake food safety audits towards certification of 8 processing factories

2.            Provide training to factory level supervisors (2 in each factory) on food safety issues

3.            Undertake upgrading training to ACA food safety auditors.



  1. Project objective:


Enhancing Food Safety of Eight (8) Cashew Processing Factories in Cote d’Ivoire.


  1. Duties and responsibilities

Being responsible for ACA’s food safety and quality program for African cashew processors, the Consultant will


  1.  Provide training on the principles, processes, and techniques used for the assessment of and management of Food Safety Hazards; and their significance for FSMS.
  2. Provide training in conducting report and follow up an audit of different Food Safety Management System scenarios.
  3.   provide Assurance on Food Safety Management System meets the needs of the interested parties.
  4.  Conduct training on documenting adherence to social compliance requirements under the ACA seal.


  • Proficient in food safety and quality assurance systems with 10 years’ experience.
  • Very good language skills in English and French
  • Submit a budget for a total of 5 days for the training.


Please send your application to by   07th February 2022.