Singapore Food Agency

Job Description


Singapore Food Agency

The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) is a new Statutory Board formed under the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) to oversee food safety and security. The SFA will serve as the single point of contact for public feedback on food-related issues, and strengthen management of foodborne disease outbreaks to protect public health.

The SFA will also facilitate more business-friendly regulations with oversight of all food safety policies and consolidation of food laboratory capabilities to deepen competencies in food diagnostics, and research and development in food safety.

Purpose of Job

You will be responsible to process the licence applications for food establishment, supermarket and temporary fair, conduct pre-licensing check of the premises to verify the layout and set up are in accordance to licensing requirements, and recommend issuance of licence when all the licensing requirements are met.

  • Process the licence applications, which include checking layout plan of premises and land agency’s approval, and impose suitable licensing conditions
  • Conduct pre-licensing check of the premises to ensure compliance with the licensing requirements
  • Attend to public enquiries on licensing-related matters
  • Prepare and implement revised/new licensing regime/initiatives
  • Represent the Department in inter-agency committee/work groups when required
  • Knowledge in HACCP or Food Safety Management System will have an added advantage
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly self-motivated, able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Meticulous and able to work independently
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially in Microsoft Excel
Other Information

Office Location: SFA HQ @ JEM

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for the interview. 

Advertised: 29 Jun 2020 Singapore Standard Time
Applications close: 13 Jul 2020 Singapore Standard Time

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