DAMATURU, YOBE STATE Pharmacist Vacancy at the International Rescue Committee (IRC)


The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to people affected by war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Position: Pharmacist
Location: Damaturu, Yobe State

Scope of Work
The Pharmacist is responsible for overall medical stock management, including maintenance of stock records, storage according to safe storage protocols, store-release and distribution to health facilities and mobile clinics.
The Pharmacist reports to Health Manager, while working very closely with the Supply Chain Manager. The position is based in Damaturu, Yobe State.

Must possess a First degree in Pharmacy from a recognized institution.
Must be registered with relevant licensing bodies and allowed to practice in Nigeria
At least 1 year work experience in drugs and medical supplies management
Thorough knowledge and understanding of drugs and medical supplies regulations of Nigeria
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Experience working in humanitarian context is required.
Outstanding knowledge of MS Office and an experience in rational health commodities selection, forecasting/quantification, quality assurance spanning the PSM cycle, warehousing/storage, distribution, and LMIS is an advantage.
Able to communicate in English language (written and spoken ), Hausa and Kanuri is a plus;
Additional qualities: team worker, be flexible, and adaptability to transitions.

Working Environment:
This Position is located in Yobe, the situation in northeast Nigeria continues to be volatile and the security phase is orange or red depending on location. This is a national position.

Monthly salary, 13 Month Salary Inclusive, Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 24 Months.

Application Closing Date
22nd November, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to “the Human Resources Coordinator, International Rescue Committee” via:
with “Pharmacy, Yobe” as the subject of the mail.

Hand delivered application should be sent only to the IRC Yobe field Office.

Note: IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability. However, Residents and Indigenes of Yobe are highly encouraged to apply.


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