MSF Pharmacy Technician Job

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Pharmacy Technician Job, Current Pharmaceutical Kenyan Vacancies 2021,

Work Location:  Mombasa Project

Start date:  January 2022

Length of contract:  12 months fixed term contract (based on a 03 month probationary period)

Main Purpose

Supporting the drug supply management in the designated facilities under the supervision of the Project Medical Referent and according to MSF health policies and protocols, in order to contribute in the guarantee of the proper management and distribution of drugs and medical devices.

Accountabilities

  • In cooperation with the Project Medical Referent, assisting in the supervision, management and control of the medical stock in the project in order to avoid ruptures, losses and gross overstock of drugs and other supplies and overseeing and monitoring its storage conditions
  • In cooperation with the Project Medical referent, assisting on a monthly basis with preparation and approval of order requests, ensuring they are completed in timely manner to prevent unnecessary orders in between. Following up on drug ruptures.
  • In cooperation with the other MSF team members, assisting in the supervision, management, follow up and control of medical/supply stock in the MSF office, expat houses, and MSF cars. This includes physical count, ordering and monitoring of expired dates.
  • Assisting with the collection of consumption from facilities on at least a monthly basis and collecting data about number of patients. Cooperating with and assisting the Project Medical Referent in all related monthly reports, and under the NAM supervision, communicating and providing medical data to relevant MSF team members.
  • Improving and following up the monitoring systems in place.
  • Supporting the MoH counterparts in their responsibilities regarding monitoring of drug consumption, stock management and preparing/receiving orders.
  • Perform cleaning and minor maintenance for biomedical equipment used. Following the user manual and protocols and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning.
  • Assisting in preparing and organizing training sessions for MSF and MOH staff .
  • Providing programs continuity during supervisor’s absence and handovers; sharing knowledge of program with incoming staff in a timely, accurate and efficient manner.

Requirements

Education:

  • Qualified pharmacy technician Must be enrolled with Pharmacy and Poisons Board to practice pharmacy

Experience:

  • 2 years working experience.
  • Experience collaborating with local pharmacy systems (MoHand private) is an asset.
  • Demonstrable experience in supervising and training others in a team setting.

Languages:

  • English and Kiswahili

Knowledge:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good computer skills: MS Word, MS Excel

Competencies:

  • Results and Quality Orientation
  • Teamwork and Cooperation
  • Behavioural Flexibility
  • Commitment to MSF Principles
  • Stress Management

How To Apply

If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter on or before the 19th December 2021 

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