Marie Stopes International Ethiopia Pharmacist Jobs

Marie Stopes International Ethiopia Pharmacist


Job Id: 222173

Category: Pharmaceutical, Health Care

Location: Adama, Oromia

Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: As per MSIE Salary Scale

Job Description

A. Job Summary

Under supervision of MCH Specialty Centre Manager, the pharmacist plans, organizes and controls the drug store and inpatient pharmacy of the centre; consolidates drugs, contraceptives, and consumable medical supplies requirements of the specialized centre; monitors proper handling and issuance of drugs and other pharmaceuticals; prepares regular reports on drugs and supplies consumption and purchase requirements;

B. Duties/tasks

  • Develops MCH/RH related pharmaceuticals purchasing, storage and handling procedures and standards in accordance with national policies and standards;
  • Assists in the preparation of standard specifications and codes for all major categories of medical equipment and supplies;
  • Receives materials (drugs and medical supplies) incoming from Support Office, donors or direct from Pharmaceuticals Funds Supply Agency (PFSA) and ensures the preparations of goods receiving note;
  • Organizes the arrangement of items in proper location, shelf-code, batch number and group for easy retrieval up on needed;
  • Implements appropriate automatic stock movement control systems to monitor stock levels, unit costs, minimum levels, reorder times and other relevant data;
  • Prepares and submits stock reports as required and as per the organization’s rules and regulations;
  • Ensures that drugs and other medical supplies are utilized before their expiry dates and Issues medical supplies and equipment on
  • First Expire First Out (FEFO) basis;
  • Prepares purchase requisition to replenish materials on time in order to avoid stock out;
  • Develops systems of forecast of drugs and medical supplies needed according to
    consumptions of the centre and anticipated increase of clients in the coming year;
  • Provides technical information on pharmaceutical issues related to drug use and interactions, side effects and drug substitution, to staffs
  • Promotes the rational use of drugs;
  • Proposes disposal of damaged, obsolete, expired drugs and supplies and facilitates the disposal process with relevant government authorities;
  • Liaises with procurement regarding drugs and medical supplies orders, buffer stocks and distribution to the field sites / clinics in a timely manner
  • Performs related tasks as required

    Job Requirements

    A. Person Specification

    A. Qualification Requirements

  • Bpharm

    B. Experiences

  • Two years’ experience as Pharmacist

    Skills, Attitudes and Attributes

  • Good Customer handling practice
  • Awareness of quality care and good pharmaceutical practice
  • Awareness of concepts and strategies of supplies
  • Awareness of MOH and FMHACA guideline
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages
  • Pro-Choice

    Number of Position: (01)

    Duty Station: MSIE Adama MCH Centre, Adama

    Salary: As per MSIE Salary Scale

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified applicants should mail only their motivation letter and C.V, within ten (10) days from the date of this announcement to:

    Human Resources, Marie Stopes International Ethiopia

    Through the following e-mail address:

    Due to the volume of applications, we will only contact shortlisted candidates, and we are unable to provide any feedback on unsuccessful applications.

    Please mention the title of the position and work place you applied for on the subject line of your email.

    Candidates Who Do Not Follow These Instructions Will Not Be Considered.

    Msie Strongly Encourages Female Candidates to Apply!

    Marie Stopes International Ethiopia Pharmacist

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