Project Pharmacy Manager at Medecins Sans Frontieres – Switzerland

On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
Dadaab Programme
Based in Dagahaley Refugee Camp

Project Summary: The objective of our project is to provide primary and secondary level of health care to the Refugees in Dagahaley refugee camp.  
MSF provides a full package of medical care through 4 primary health care units and 1 hospital (100 beds) with 24 hour emergency and OT.

Health services include curative, preventative, nutritional activities and emergency preparedness and intervention with partners.

The selected candidate will be reporting technically to the Projects Pharmacy Manager (At the Coordination Level) / hierarchically to the medical team leader. 
He/she will be responsible of the overall management of the pharmacy activities of the Dagahaley Refugee Camp project.

Start date: 15th May 2015

Package: Attractive salary package on offer with additional benefits including comprehensive health cover.

Contract duration: 12 months fixed term contract with possibility of extension based on performance.

Main Tasks Include:

  • Monitor correct stock management across pharmacies within project area, to guarantee a good control and up-dated data of stock levels and general control over drugs and medical devices.
  • Supervise the functioning and organization of the project central pharmacy and other peripheral units, setting the protocols and procedures to be followed by all staff.
  • Carry-out the reporting tasks associated to his/her field of action and responsibility, ensuring its consistency and accuracy, in order to support the decision-making.
  • Reports on drug consumptions and medical devices dispensed according to protocols, informing on unusual patterns
  • Provides clinical support to the teams and clinicians. Monitors prescriptions and conducts audits to ensure legitimacy and clinical justification based on MSF protocol.
  • Pharmacists with diploma/degree from recognized institutions. 
  • Must be registered with Pharmacy and Poisons board-Kenya, and 
  • hold a current practice licence.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a pharmacist.  
  • Experience with MSF preferably or with other INGO within the pharmacy management
Competence: Strong interpersonal skills, strong initiative, flexible, results oriented, able to handle complex assignments with proactive attitude, organized, autonomous and attentive to details. Due to the nature of the work, an ability to speak Somali could be a strong advantage

If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter outlining HOW you fulfill each of the requirements in bullet points, copies of certificates/diplomas and current registration documents on or before 30th of April, 2015, to the link below:

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