Pharmacy Assistant Needed At Medecins Du Monde (APPLY NOW)

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Pharmacy Assistant Needed At Medecins Du Monde (APPLY NOW)

Medecins Du Monde - For more than 30 years, Medecins Du Monde, a campaigning medical organisation committed to international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations at home and abroad. It has continued to highlight obstacles that exist in accessing health care and has secured sustainable improvements in health-for-all policies. 

Pharmacy Assistant Job Details

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Experience: 2-4 Years 

Location: Maiduguri 

Job Field: NGO, Non-profit Organisations, Pharmaceutical Jobs

Salary: N200,000 - N300,000 Per Month


    • Stock management in link with mobile clinics
    • Distribution of drugs to the patients and counseling
    • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
    • Collection and analysis of weekly drugs consumption


    Stock management in link with mobile clinics

    • Prepare all the necessary drugs, material and equipment for mobile clinics and ensure that everything is ready before to leave MdM office
    • Store drugs according to instructions and standards.
    • Realize the pharmacy stock management (in/out) at the mobile clinic
    • Calculate daily consumption for each item in order to anticipate any shortage
    • Do a weekly physical inventory of mobile clinic pharmacy
    • Prepare weekly drugs orders to MdM central pharmacy with the assistance of the medical doctors and paramedics staff
    • Monitor the supply quantity, expiration dates and quality of medicines and medical supplies.
    • Ensure pharmacy recommendations are applied

    Distribution of drugs during the mobile clinics

    • Give the drugs according to the medical prescription.
    • Ask the medical doctor or the midwife to complete their prescription in case of incomplete information (dosage, duration…)
    • Indicate the name, presentation and dosage of the drugs on the dispensing bag.
    • Explain to the patient how to take the treatment and make sure that the explanations have been understood
    • Explain the potential side effects of a drug to the patient
    • Fill in the daily consumption form for each item
    • Ensure patient confidentiality is respected and treat all the patients with respect and dignity

    Collection and analysis of weekly drugs consumption

    • Collect the daily mobile clinic consumption
    • Participate to collect the weekly consumption and analysis of the medical stock needs

    Reporting and attendance to different meetings

    • Prepare request for the clinic and validate with Medical supervisor.
    • Liase/inform clinician, doctors and midwife about drug availability.
    • Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)
    • Participate to all the  trainings organized by MDM


    • Give suggestions to improve the functioning of MDM mobile clinics
    • Participate to the loading and unloading of the vehicles and to  the setting up of the mobile clinics
    • Be flexible in performing his/her duties to ensure that beneficiaries are getting good quality services
    • Is responsible for the proper use and maintenance of assigned equipment
    • Perform other additional duties on request of the team leader
    • Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem in the field


    • Pharmacist Preferred
    • Experience in similar position for at least 2 years
    • Good knowledge in dispensing and medical stock management
    • Capacities in team management
    • Strong sense of responsibilities and organization skills
    • Strong work ethic and rigor
    • Languages (spoken and written): English, Kanuri and Hausa
    • Excel and word
    • Flexibility
    • Team player

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.