Warehouse Pharmacist

Country: Nigeria
Organization: INTERSOS
Closing date: 21 May 2020

Job position – Warehouse Pharmacist

Work location – Bama

Reporting to – Pharmacy Manager

Supervision of – N/A

General-purpose of the position

Under general supervision of the Pharmacy Manager, the role is responsible for pharmacy/medical warehouse storage management, including the receipt, storage, and issuance of medical supplies and equipment in adherence to universal pharmaceutical standards and INTERSOS SOPs to projects or other departments in order to ensure the overall functioning of INTERSOS’s activities.

Tasks and Main Responsibilities

· Facilitates receipt of orders and deliveries, identifies potential disparities against cargo manifest and reports them.

· Ensures good storage conditions of all medical items in the pharmacy in accordance with pharmaceutical standards and INTERSOS SOPs.

· Participates in regular inventories (including EPREP stock), completes entries on the stock cards and software. Ensures Inventory Registry is up to date and compiles reports.

· Prepares orders of the different consumption units (departments, wards, others), ensuring proper packaging and dispatching and reporting any anomalies or changes in consumption patterns to the Pharmacy Supervisor. Informing Pharmacy Supervisor as soon as stock reaches an alert limit.

· Controls warehouse facilities in order to ensure materials are kept in good keeping conditions, it includes: e.g. Monitoring temperature in the warehouse and ensuring that products requiring cold chain are suitably stored and transports received, stored, are prepared and transported appropriately according to INTERSOS Supply and Cold Chain protocols.

· Ensures cleanliness of premises (stock pharmacy) and in close collaboration with the logistics department, maintaining refrigerating equipment.

· Controls warehouse limited access to authorized personnel and ensuring doors and other exits are secured. Immediately informing the line manager of any problems arising in the course of the work, particularly with regards to damage, loss, attempted break-ins or theft in the warehouse.

· Ensures that items to be quarantined (on-going quality alerts) or to be placed in quarantine zone (batch recalls, expired or damaged items) are removed from the stock and safely locked.

· Follows up stock levels with regards to alarms thresholds, stock out, expiry dates and drugs to expire in the following 6 months. Preparing reports and passing it to the supervisor.

· Supports in the supervision of Casual Workers and ensure their wages are paid as at when due.

Position Requirements

Professional requirements

· Minimum of a university degree in Pharmacy (BPharm.) and desirably, medical-related studies.

· Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role within humanitarian and/or development context

Personal requirements*

· High-level computer literacy, especially excellent MS Excel / Word skills

· Fluency in English, and Local Language (Kanuri and Hausa).

· Excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical and reporting skills;

· Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;

· Willing to work extra hours and available at the weekend for emergency case

How to apply:

This is a proposal position, and recruitment depends on funding. Interested candidates should complete this form and attach CV with the following format “Surname Position you applied for”. ONLY applicants whose competencies meet the requirement of the position will be contacted.

Application deadline: apply no later than 21st May 2020 at 4:00 PM.

INTERSOS do not ask for any form of payment at any stage of recruitment.

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