International Rescue Committee Drug Management Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Under the direct supervision of Health Manager/Mobile Health & Nutrition Specialist and with the support from Supply Chain Manager in Adama,


the Drug Management Officer/pharmacy technician is responsible to carry and coordinate the IRC- Ethiopia prepositioned drugs and medical supplies at Adama Field Office.

The Drug Management Officer is part of the Supply Chain and Health team in Adama and the focus of the position is to engage in overall drug, medical supplies and NFI management system of Health projects, maintaining drug management system as per the IRC’s drug management standard operating procedure,

management of drug and other essential supplies, and working with Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) structures, other partners to have all the relevant drugs and supplies all the time.

She/he will be responsible for the receipt, storage and distribution of drugs, medical supplies and equipment by ensuring its standard qualities to IRC supported health facilities and mobile health team

Responsibilities:

  • Act as the focal person for the ECHO and other funded drugs, medical supplies, NFI and other health related items Supply Chain
  • Make formal as well as informal inventory on drug, medical supplies
    and NFI data systems for ECHO and other donor information system
  • Ensure availability of necessary drugs & supplies and store in a safe and recommended manner
  • Conduct technical inspection of drugs and medical supplies up on their procurement and delivery status and ensure their qualities
  • Follow up the drugs and medical supplies expire date and facilitate their dispatch to end beneficiary in proper manner
  • Coordinate Supply Chain data tracking of commodities from different project sites in collaboration with RHB and other relevant staffs and analyze and document the results.

    Qualifications/Requirements

  • BSc Degree/Diploma in Pharmacy or Pharmacy Technician.
  • 4years/6years relevant work experience for BSc Degree/Diploma holders respectively.
  • NGO experience in Drug Warehouse Management is preferable.
  • Experience of providing training at Local Government, NGO and community level is essential
  • Excellent communication skills, organizational skills and the ability to work in a team
  • High quality in integrity, transparency, team work, commitment, flexibility, motivation and willingness to work under high work pressure.

    How to apply

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 8th August, 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; International Rescue Committee Drug Management Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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