Marie Stopes International Pharmacist Jobs in Ethiopia

Marie Stopes International Pharmacist Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

  • 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;


  • 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

    Qualification Requirements


  • Bpharm


  • Two years’ experience as Junior 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

    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.

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