Tuesday, 27 August 2019

Action Against Hunger recruitment for a Graduate Pharmacist

Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Pharmacist 

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Start date: As Soon As Possible
Direct Line Manager: Pharmacy Supervisor
Department: Logistics
Job Type: Full Time
Level: Entry
Objective 1
  • Pharmacy management and monitoring the cold chain
Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain an organized and clean pharmacy in the warehouse: the drugs must be tidied, organized in a hygienic and clear way according to Action Against Hunger’s rules of classification of drug, allowing easy access to the information (type of drugs, expiry date).
  • Organize weekly environmental cleaning in the pharmacy warehouse and environs
  • Follow expiry dates of all pharmacy items and report items which need to be replaced and necessary follow up to ensure that items are replaced in a timely manner
  • Make arrangements for the proper disposal of expired drugs/material, a part from the rest of the supply
  • Collaborate when necessary to the destruction of the expired drugs.
  • Assist program team to amend the weekly/monthly request: control and monitor the quantity ordered
  • Ensure that the drugs supplied to the different centres are appropriate and necessary.
  • Ensure that appropriate storage of the drugs is occurring in the various centres
  • Prepare the solutions and medical items requested by the medical units and deliver them in timely manner.
  • Maintain an updated knowledge of best global practices
  • Monitor twice a day humidity of the warehouse and temperature of all refrigerators containing medications or any cold chain products and record it on the follow up sheet. And in all the rooms under controlled temperature.
  • Report immediately any deviation from the expected temperature and humidity ranges to the pharmacy supervisor, enquire the reasons of the dysfunctions and propose possible solutions.
  • Ensure that all medical supply is adequate:
Objective 2
  • Monitoring orders and supply.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Support the pharmacy supervisor to:
    • Ensure the reception of local / international orders:
    • Record the items either in terms of unit or box, according to Action Against Hunger’s specifications, in order to facilitate the process of orders.
    • Inform the program team of all problem or item missing in the reception of the order.
    • Ensure the quality (cold chain, packing, etc.) of the transport of medical items from the warehouse to HF
    • Regularly update the SFU based on SRO and incoming items.
    • Check that the number of box and their content match with the packing list and waybill.
    • Arrange in order the medical items as regards to their specificity and expiring date.
    • Record all entry of items on stock cards with the order number and expiring dates
Objective 3
  • Stock inventory and consumption reporting
Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Record any medical item entry and exit in stock cards and SFU on a regular basis.
  • Do the weekly/monthly drugs inventory in collaboration with the pharmacy supervisor.
  • Report discrepancies and general consumption issues to the pharmacy supervisor.
  • Work with program team to amend drug request and stock quotas on a regular basis to prevent exceptional ordering.
Internal & External Relationship
Internal:
  • Pharmacy Supervisor: Line manager, exchange of information, coordination
  • Warehouse manager/logistics manager: exchange of information, coordination
  • NUT-H coordination team: – technical support, exchange of information,
  • NUT-H program team: Exchange of information, coordination
Position Requirements
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or Pharmacy Technician
Skills & Experience
Essential:
  • Minimum of 1 year experience as a Pharmacist
  • Experience in stock pharmacy management
  • Fluency in spoken and written English language. Hausa language is desirable
  • Computer skills (Microsoft office)
  • Strong work ethic: punctuality, responsibility and flexibility
  • Strong sense of organization and attention to details
  • Capacity to work in a team.
Preferred:
  • Previous experience with Action Against Hunger.
Remuneration
Minimum Monthly Basic Salary: NGN 156,995.



How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply
Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply

Application Deadline 30th August, 2019.

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