MSF Switzerland is looking for a Pharmacy Storekeeper
Main purpose of the role:
Execute the pharmacy/medical warehouse storing activities in order to maintain pharmacy stock adherent to good distribution practice and policies and following recommended conditions (temperature, humidity, cleanliness of the pharmacy, etc.) under the technical supervision of the Mission Pharmacist.
Apply MSF principles, values and internal regulation. Apply MSF procedures and adhere to the rules implemented by MSF within Covid hospital.
Other tasks of the role:
Supervising material orders and dispatching in order to ensure rational use.
Receiving orders, identifying potential disparities against packing lists and reporting them to supervisor. Storing medical items in accordance with MSF standards and procedures.
Ensuring good storage conditions of all medical items in the pharmacy in accordance with pharmaceutical standards and good distribution practice and policy.
Ensuring correct and timely filling out and maintaining of stock cards on regular basis. Carrying out regular inventories including department stocks if requested.
Controlling warehouse facilities in order to ensure materials are kept in good Storage conditions.
Following up stock levels with regards to alarms thresholds, stock out, expiry dates and drugs to expire in the following 6 months.
Monitoring temperature in the warehouse and all other cold chain equipment present in MSF Covid 19-centre twice a day. Ensuring that products requiring cold chain are suitably stored and transported in accordance with MSF Supply and Cold Chain protocols.
Ensuring cleanliness of premises (stock pharmacy) and in close collaboration with the logistics department, maintaining refrigerating equipment.
Controlling and limiting warehouse 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.
Ensuring 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.
Essential experience of minimum 2 years as a Pharmacist, Pharmacist Assistant or storekeeper.
Desirable experience MSF or other NGOs
Essential Degree as Pharmacist or Pharmacist Assistant or in Stock Management
Essential Fluency in Arabic and desirable basic understanding of English
Essential basic mathematics an use of measuring equipment
Essential basic computer skills
For applicants with foreign certificates, Iraqi recognised state-diploma is required.
For applicants registered under DOH Ninewa, a non-objection letter should be provided only if the staff is selected.
Remuneration in accordance to the Incentive grid
The chance to gain professional development and training within an international organisation
The opportunity to contribute to our objective of saving lives, alleviating suffering and working with those most in need.
How to Apply:
Please send cover letter & CV, Diploma & DoH Card to
MSFCH-MosulEast-Recruitment@geneva.msf.org or hand in your cover letter and CV in the CV box located in Nablus Hospital
Please put “Pharmacy Storekeeper East Mosul” on the application.
Please do not hand in any CVs produced in shops. They will not be considered.
Handwritten CVs and cover letters are acceptable.
Only DOH staffs under DOH Ninewa and from Ninewa governorate are allowed to work in Al Salam Teaching Hospital.
In all CVS you need to clearly state your experience by writing the organisation you have worked, the duration of the employment (which year and how long) and description of the job you performed.
We recommend all applicants to write a cover letter containing an introduction of yourself, explaining why you are applying for the position, and explaining why you think you are suitable for the position.
The deadline for application is 07/10/2020.
English CVs only
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Your application will not be returned to you at any stage of the recruitment process.
MSFCH will manage COVID-19 Intensive Care Facility in the Al Salam Teaching Hospital, Mosul, in order to support DOHN’s response to COVID-19 pandemic by providing lifesaving intensive care for COVID-19 confirmed severe cases.
As a part of the MSFCH team, you will be directly exposed to potential contact with COVID-19 patients. Therefore, all interested candidates must ensure not to have any medical pre-existing condition that would make them more vulnerable in case of contamination of the virus.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. You can be infected by breathing in the virus if you are within close proximity of someone who has COVID-19, or by touching a contaminated surface and then your eyes, nose or mouth. People with the following pre-existing medical conditions are more vulnerable to develop complications from this disease:
- Age > 60 years old
- Obesity and Severe Obesity – BMI >30 and ≥ 40
- Cardiovascular Disease, including hypertension, coronary disease, arrhythmia, heart failure
- Chronic lung disease (including asthma, COPD, TB), heavy smokers
- Chronic kidney or liver disease, including Hepatitis B/C
- Immunosuppression/immunocompromising conditions such as:
- Cancer treatment
- Bone marrow or solid organ transplant
- Prolonged use of corticosteroids or other immunosuppressants