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Pharmacy Technician

The International Rescue Committee (IRC)

This is a Full-time position in Kitgum posted January 12, 2022.

Pharmacy Technician Jobs in The International Rescue Committee (IRC) Kitgum vacancies in Kitgum at The International Rescue Committee (IRC)

# Job Description

Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee is a
world leader in relief, rehabilitation and post-conflict development services
for those uprooted or affected by violent conflict and oppression. The IRC is
currently working in over 40 countries around the world, addressing both the
immediate and lifesaving needs of conflict affected people in emergencies and
the reconstruction needs of post-conflict societies.

The IRC began programming in northern Uganda in 1998 in response to mass
displacement and devastation wrought by rebel group, the Lord’s Resistance
Army. In 2002, the IRC expanded to the remote, conflict-affected region of
Karamoja and in 2011, began working with refugees in Kampala. Monitoring the
influx of South Sudanese refugees at the end of 2015, the IRC began scaling up
its response to refugees arriving in the West Nile region. By promoting
durable solutions that deliver on the interdependent aims of saving lives,
strengthening institutions, and supporting social cohesion, the IRC in Uganda
is laying the building blocks for long-term stability and development
–bringing people from harm to home. The IRC currently works in 9 districts in
Uganda, including Kitgum, Lamwo, Kyegegwa, Moroto, Amudat, Yumbe, Arua, Kasese
and Kampala.

Job Overview

The pharmacy technician will provide medication and other health care products
to facilities. S/he will perform routine tasks to help prepare prescribed
medication for patients; and supports pharmacological services by stocking,
assembling, and distributing medications. S/he will supervise and provide
oversight over the dispensers and continuously provide capacity building to
the dispensers in health commodity management.

Roles and 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.
•Strengthening the process of Logistics management of supplies in alignment
With MOH guidelines.
•Ensure tracking and accountability for all medical and pharmaceutical
Products as well as related supplies used by the health facilities.
•Support forecasting and quantification of supplies obtained from the
•Support good storage and distribution practices at both warehouse and
•Prepare monthly reports and activity reports for both the donors and
internally as IRC use and regular updating of the available Pharma inventory
systems like Rx solution.
•Ensure capacity building of dispensers and staffs handling medications
through regular updates on new guidelines and good pharmacy practices through
regular mentorships and coaching sections.
•Plan, quantify, forecast and monitor usage of medicines and ensure rational
use of drugs.
•Maintain pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine
inventory level; anticipating needed medications and supplies; timely
quantification and prepare orders for medicines; verifying receipt; and
removing outdated drugs or expired inventory.
•Manage the physical receipt, verification and safe storage of drugs received
at the warehouse.
•Maintain a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and


•Have a Diploma in Pharmacy from recognized institution.
•Active Registration with the Allied Medical Practitioners Council with proof
of practicing license.
•At least 2 years of experience in a NGO setting.
•Excellent written and verbal communication or interpersonal skills is a must.
•Proficiency in Computer Microsoft office applications; Word, Excel and Power
•Excellent communication skills and analytical skills.
•High level of integrity.

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**Closing Date** : 24th Jan. 2022

Pharmacy Technician Jobs in The International Rescue Committee (IRC) Kitgum vacancies in Kitgum at The International Rescue Committee (IRC)

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