World Food Programme recruits 01 Pharmacist
World Food Programme
Opportunités de carrière : Pharmacist (829084)
Career Opportunities: Pharmacist
Duty station: Monrovia, Liberia | 12 Months
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????Type of Contract: Service Contract/ Level 8
➡️ Unit / Division: Health Supply Chain
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➡️ Duration: 12 months (Renewable based on funding and performance)
⏰ Closing date: Thursday, 31 August 2023, midnight (Liberia Time)
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
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What will you do in this position?
Under the supervision of the Head Pharmacist, the Pharmacist will assist in coordinating and executing activities related to the management of orders for medical products for 10 health programmes under USAID funded project at the Central Medical Store.
Why work with us?
➡️ Meaningful and impactful careers:
Our day-to-day work makes a difference in the lives of the people we serve
➡️ Continuous learning and training:
We provide learning tools for our staff to continually develop their careers
➡️ Multicultural and stimulating work environment:
We encourage gender and cultural diversity to make our teams stronger
Join us to make a difference in Liberia!!
How can you make a difference?
In this position, you will have to:
Serve as Essential Drugs Program focal person.
Check delivery authorizations.
Verify the packing lists generated by mSupply.
Supervise the preparation of orders up to the packaging of the products: the report of all anomalies or modifications of quantities must be reported to the Pharmacist.
In collaboration with the Warehouse Manager and the warehouse staff, receive international orders and deliveries, identify, and report possible discrepancies between manifests or delivery notes, and store the products according to the SOPs set up to ensure their permanent availability.
In collaboration with the warehouse staff, monitoring the regular updating of stock management tools.
Participate in regular inventories.
Control access restrictions to the warehouse for existing staff and secure doors and other exits.
Ensure the proper storage and management of all medical items.
Ensure standard procedures are followed to ensure hygiene, pest, and rodent control.
Monitor stock levels against alarm thresholds, stock-outs, expiry dates and drugs that are due to expire (e.g., in six months). Prepare reports and forward them to the supervisor.
Report expired, missing, damaged, or stolen products.
Participate in the electronic archiving of delivery authorizations and GRNs.
Assist in the preparation of internal training on good stock management and distribution practices for the team.
Be a backup for the Head Pharmacist in case of absence to ensure operations continuity.
Any other activities as required by the supervisor/ or project manager.
To join us in saving lives, changing lives, you will have for…
Education: University Degree in Pharmacy.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar position (medical commodities management) or relevant field is required.
INGO/NGO experience in developing countries.
Ability to plan, coordinate and manage several activities simultaneously and adapt to changing priorities.
Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
Good communication skills and ability to work in a team.
Good knowledge of the Microsoft package (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Proven skills in medical logistics.
Knowledge of WFP warehouse management procedures and good database skills would be an asset.
Language: Fluency (level C) in English language.
Deadline for application: Thursday, 31 August 2023, Midnight (Liberia Time)
Before you apply…
WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting an inclusive work environment in which diversity is valued and where no form of discrimination is tolerated. We aim to achieve parity in our teams in Liberia.
Female applicants and individuals with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.
All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.POSTULER