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The Papua New Guinea University of Technology
  • Post Date: December 7, 2023
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Job Overview

Applications are invited from suitable qualified candidates for the following position within the University.


Reporting to the Director of ATCDI, the officer is responsible for and in charge of the activities carried out under the Food and Downstream Processing program of ATCDI.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for conducting research and development activities under the food and downstream processing program for applications in rural communities
  • Supervise the implementation of projects funded through the program
  • Plan and facilitate community-based food downstream processing training and outreach activities.
  • Plan and implement downstream processing operations to raise internal revenue for ATCDI
  • Responsible for preparing short -and long -term work plans for the food and downstream processing program.
  • Ensure to provide technical advice and assistance to communities and organizations on food and downstream processing and related aspects
  • Prepare budget proposals for food and downstream processing projects and operations
  • Ensure that all work activities are undertaken effectively and within the funding allocation
  • Ensure that operational and project funds are correctly applied and acquitted
  • Manage and supervise training and outreach activities of the food and filing of publications
  • Prepare reports suitable for publication or presentation
  • Ensure to conduct appropriate user training on food and downstream processing techniques

Qualifications & Experiences

The successful candidate should possess a degree in Food Technology or Food Science, but qualifications in other engineering and science disciplines may be considered with five or more years of relevant work experience in food processing or downstream processing activities. The candidate must have good oral and written communication skills, can work independently and well in teams. Possess good interpersonal and organizational skills and must be industrious.


Scientific Officer 1 PGK25, 805 – PGK31, 540 per annum

Domestic Market Allowance PGK1, 200 per annum

Scientific Officer 2 PGK34, 680 – PGK42, 387 per annum

Domestic Market Allowance PGK1, 800 per annum

Scientific Officer 3 PGK39, 689 – PGK48, 509 per annum

Domestic Market Allowance PGK2, 700 per annum

Scientific Officer 4 PGK45, 420 – PGK55, 514 per annum

Domestic Market Allowance PGK6, 670 per annum

(Level of appointment depends upon qualification and experience)

Application Procedure:

Detailed application with updated curriculum vitae including certified copies of qualifications, names and addresses preferably email addresses and phone numbers of three (3) current referees including one from past/present employer, should be sent to:

The Executive Director – Human Resources

PNG University of Technology

Private Mail Bag

LAE, 411

Morobe Province

Applicants are encouraged to email all applications in one pdf file to [email protected] with an indication of their earliest availability to take up the appointment.


  • Deadline for all applications is on Friday 15th December 2023 at 4:06pm
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