MSF Switzerland Mission Pharmacy Manager Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

MSF Switzerland Mission Pharmacy Manager Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Medecins Sans Frontieres – Switzerland Kenya Mission

MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need based in Dagahaley and Likoni, Mombasa Sub County.

Job Title:

  • Mission Pharmacy Manager
    Work Location:
  • Coordination Office, Nairobi
    Length of contract:
  • 12 months fixed term contract (based on a 03 month probationary period)

    The selected candidate will be reporting to the Medical Coordinator.

    Main Purpose:

    Define, implement, coordinate and supervise all pharmacy related activities in the Mission, according to MSF standards and values.

    Account-abilities

  • Support HoM and MedCo in representing and defending MSF’s interests before the Ministry of Health and other local authorities or local suppliers for any issue concerning pharmaceutical supply, in order to ensure stock procurement in the projects while accomplishing national laws and regulations and following MSF protocols
  • Ensure a close follow up of the National Drug
  • Supply particularly in projects where MSF is working in conjunction with MoH
  • Support and participate in all drug and medical material supply processes and facilitate correct stock management and transport/storage procedures, in order to ensure the availability of stock in all projects avoiding expiries/overstocks and stock-outs and ensuring its overall efficiency and effectiveness
  • Ensure a close follow up of the National Drug
  • Supply particularly in projects where MSF is working in conjunction with MoH
  • Support and participate in all drug, medical material supply processes and facilitate correct stock management and transport/storage procedures.
  • Ensure the availability of stock in all projects avoiding expiries/overstocks and stock-outs and ensuring its overall efficiency and effectiveness
  • Supervise the running of the pharmacies across the mission, ensuring the proper implementation of MSF protocols, procedures and dispensing practices to be followed by all staff, in order to ensure the quality of the service given to the population and the accurate handling of drugs and products in terms of hygiene and security.
  • Plan and supervise, in close coordination with the
    HR department, the associated processes (recruitment, training/induction, evaluation, potential detection, development and communication) of the staff under his/her responsibility in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required.
  • Ensure all inventories of drugs and medical devices exist and are updated, and participate in reporting according to MSF guidelines (medical statistical reports, etc.)
  • Report on drug consumptions and medical devices dispensed according to protocols, informing on unusual patterns
  • Coordinate on information sharing & communication on all matters Organizational pharmaceutical changes & recommendations from the Coordination to the project level.
  • Assumes the project pharmacy manager tasks and responsibilities in case of absence and based on the request from the Medco
  • Perform any other task assigned by direct supervisor

    Requirements

    Education

  • Essential Pharmacy degree / Pharmacy management diploma.

    Experience

  • Essential two years’ experience in (hospital) pharmacy management, previous experience with MSF or other NGO’s in developing countries is desirable.

    Languages

  • Mission working language essential. (plus English for OCA).

    Knowledge

  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel, internet).
  • Desirable knowledge of “Isy stock”

    Competences
  • People Management
  • Commitment
  • Flexibility
  • Result
  • Teamwork

    How to Apply
  • If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter on or before the 25th March 2019 to http://www.uhired.me/job/288
  • We apologize that due to the volume of application we receive; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    (MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fee)

  • For more information and job application details, see; MSF Switzerland Mission Pharmacy Manager Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

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