Entry Level Pharmacist NGO Career Jobs - Marie Stopes International

Job Title:      Pharmacist
Organization: Marie Stopes International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director Quality Assurance Training

About Us:
Marie Stopes International exists to bring quality family planning and reproductive healthcare to the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people. We’ve been delivering family planning, safe abortion, and maternal health services for over 35 years. Millions of women worldwide turn to us for help each year, whether in limiting the size of their families, or avoiding dangerous complications in pregnancy or unsafe abortion.

Job Summary:  The Pharmacist is mainly responsible for ensuring and providing total adherence to organizational and regulatory requirements by ensuring all pharmaceutical operations of the organization are run in a professional manner under the standards and guidelines of the pharmaceutical society of Uganda (PSU) and National Drug Authority (NDA), as well as the quality control and assurance guidelines of Marie Stopes International.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure quality and compliance status of the warehouse/pharmacy.
  • Ensure compliance with QTA assessment
  • Prepare and file licensing and certification documents for the warehouse on annual basis to ND and PSU.
  • Conduct facility self-inspection audits using PSU and NDA inspection checklist to assess for compliance to good pharmacy practices.
  • Prepare Correction Action and Preventive Action plans (CAPA) in response to PSU and NDA audits to NDA.
  • Coordinate GMP inspections of supplier plants.
  • Coordinate all supply chain activities with respect to storage and ware housing practices are followed and develop a storage chart for the various classes of goods e.g cold chain products, products stored away from light e.t.c
  • Make various activity and periodic reports.
  • Put in place and monitor systems to ensure proper inventory controls at the ware house i.e track expiries, stock card balances, minimum balances and bulk stock.
  • Conduct visual inspection of medicines and medical supplies at the warehouse to assess products for any suspected counterfeit or substandard goods.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, registered with Pharmacy Board and a member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda.
  • At least two years of experience in similar industry in a busy environment
  • Excellent analytical skills, be a team player, flexible and works under minimal supervision.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Working knowledge of office equipment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Ability to demonstrate MSIU values.
  • Ability to demonstrate a can-do attitude.


How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join Marie Stopes are strongly encouraged to send an updated CV, cover letter, certified copies of academic documents to the Senior Manager Human Resource via email to: vacancies@msiu.or.ug quoting the position title.

NB: Please do not attach transcripts

Deadline: Friday 2nd February 2018, 5:00 pm


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