UNHCR Project Pharmacy Technician Careers - Africa Humanitarian Action (AHA)

Job Title:      Pharmacy Technician
Organisation: Africa Humanitarian Action (AHA)
Funding Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Medical Officer

About Us:
Africa Humanitarian Action (AHA) is a non-governmental non- profit making organization that provides health services to refugees on behalf of UNHCR. Our mission is to respond to crises and disasters in Africa; to enhance communities at risk, so they can solve their concerns themselves.

Job Summary: The Pharmacy Technician will primarily manage the quality preparation, safe storage and rational use of medicines and health supplies in the areas of operation by AHA.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         In charge of planning and budgeting for pharmacy activities;
·         Providing professional advice and support on all issues of pharmaceutical management.
·         In charge of requisitioning for pharmaceutical needs;
·         Preparing quality compounded medicines and infusions;
·         Producing accountability for financial and other resources;
·         Dispensing prescription and medications;
·         Providing advice to clinicians and other health professionals on prescriptions;
·         Providing advice to patients and communities on proper use and storage of medicines;
·         Ensuring proper storage of medicines in the facilities;
·         In charge of monitoring and maintaining adequate medicines supplies levels.
·         Preparing and submitting periodic reports.
·         Supervising and appraising staff;
·         Professional and service codes of codes of conduct and ethics enforced

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The jobholder should preferably hold a Diploma in pharmacy or its equivalent from a recognized institution
·         Must be registered and licensed with the pharmacy council.
·         Good planning, organizing and coordinating skills
·         Good records and information management skills
·         Excellent project management skills
·         Results oriented;
·         Accountability;
·         High degree of ethics and integrity
·         Concern for quality and standard;
·         Team building.

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs and cover letters to the Coordinator Health and Nutrition, Africa Humanitarian Action via E-mail to erumukapat@yahoo.com, naluwairogerald@gmail.com or maryor26@gmail.com to the physical office in Kyaka II refugee settlement.

Deadline: 1oth October 2016

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