Requisition ID: Â req45421
Job Title:Â Pharmacy Technician
Sector: Â Health
Employment Category: Â Regular
Employment Type: Â Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: Â No
Location: Â Bidibidi, Uganda
Work Arrangement: In-person
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is one of the world's leading crisis response agencies, providing life-saving assistance and supporting recovery and reconstruction for people affected by war and natural disasters. Active in public health, education, livelihoods, women's empowerment, youth development, and protection and promotion of rights, IRC assists people from harm to home.
The IRC was registered in Uganda in mid-1998 and implements rehabilitation activities in the sectors of Child and Youth Protection and development, Health, Economic recovery and Development and women protection and empowerment as well as contributing to the response to the Southern Sudanese Refugee situation. IRC Uganda has a head office in Kampala, field offices in Kitgum, Karamoja, and West Nile and south western.
Responsibilities:Coordinating project activities that involve the management and storage of Commodities including pharmaceutical supplies and medical equipment. Ensuring the availability of cost-effective, safe, efficacious, and rational use of Pharmaceutical products through the use of different tools , SPARS. Strengthening the process of Logistics management of supplies in alignment with MOH guidelines. Ensure tracking and accountability for all medical and pharmaceutical products and related supplies used by the health facilities. Support forecasting and quantification of supplies obtained from the warehouse. Support good storage and distribution practices at both warehouse and facilities. Prepare monthly reports for both the donors and internally as IRC. Use and regular updating of the available Pharma inventory systems like Rx solution. Capacity building and mentorship for all facility dispensers.
Standards For Professional Conduct:
The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti
Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation
IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request reasonable accommodation.
Deadline for receiving applications is September 27th,2023
QualificationsHave a Diploma in Pharmacy from a recognized institution. Active Registration with the Allied Medical Practitioners Council with proof of practicing license. At least two years of experience in an NGO setting in a similar position.
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