Career at Medecins Sans Frontieres as Pharmacist

Pharma courses

pharma courses

• Close collaboration with the pharmacists of the other MSF sections in the country about standard drug lists, development of strategy for a common procurement of medical articles.
• Supervision of pharmacy management in the projects: evaluate the situation and give recommendations:
• Correct storage conditions, arrangement and identification of articles according to MSF standards
• The proper use of the management tools at all levels: stock cards, register of close expiry, register of regulated drugs, software. Evaluate the use, propose adaptations if necessary.
• Evaluate the procedures carried out: reception of goods, inventory, distribution to the services.
• Analyse regularly the project stocks: identification of overstocks, risk of stock outs, risk of expiry and propose actions. Calculate the key performance indicators
• Evaluate the use of the drugs at consumer level: prescribing and dispensing practices.
• Collaboration with the medical supply
• Identification of articles: correct description, correct product, acceptable manufacturer, prequalified supplier.
• Centralise all information related to quality problems of medical articles.
• Assist the medical sup[ply officers if needed for visits to suppliers.
• Responsible for reception of medical items at Delhi level

Human Resources Management
• Regular evaluations of all staff under his/her direct supervision
• Updating job descriptions of pharmacy staff.
• Evaluation of the needs for staff for pharmacy related activities: define job description, assist in recruitment.
• Organisation / participate in trainings about pharmacy

Qualifications, knowledge:
• Pharmacy graduation essential, any management qualification or training desirable

Work experience
• Essential working experience of at least four years as pharmacist
• Desirable working experience with NGOs

Specific skills
• Good computer literacy (especially Excel)
• Good organisational skills;
• Patience and a supportive/facilitating attitude;
• Ability to be accurate in work deliverables;
• Willingness to travel to projects site.

Application Procedure:
Please clearly state which position you are applying for and send CV and letter of motivation (with phone number) no later than 18th September 2011 to:
Due to high volume of applicants only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Candidates not contacted by 26th September 2011 can assume to not having been short-listed. No phone calls, faxes, or drop-ins please.

MSF Delhi,
A 131 Ground Floor,
Defence Colony,
New Delhi - 110024

Additional Information:
Experience: 4-8 Years
Education: B.Pharm, M.Pharm
Industry Type: Pharma/Biotech/Clinical Research
Functional Area:
End Date: 9th Oct., 2011

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