Pharmaceutical Technologist Job, Pharmaceutical Jobs Kenya 2021,

KEMRI –CCR PHRD clinical trials Project is currently looking for motivated individuals to fill in the following positions:

Position:         Pharmaceutical Technologist (2 Positions) KMR 8

Location:         Thika

Reports to:     Pharmacy Lead

 JOB PURPOSE

To dispense drugs to study participants and manage the Pharmacy under supervision of the pharmacy lead

Responsibilities

  • Dispense drugs to study participants
  • Counsel clients on drugs administration and compliance
  • Order corresponding supplies such as drugs, clinical items and other pharmaceutical items from approved vendor(s) and sponsor organization(s).
  • Maintain drug logs and manage inventory to assure adequate and accurate inventory levels are maintained
  • Prepare pharmacy budget as per the needs of the study protocols
  • Support and promote the safe and ethical use of investigational drugs
  • Develop standard operating procedures for pharmacy management as per study
  • Issue clinical items to clinicians and counselors
  • Perform other functions as requested by the supervisor

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Pharmacy/ Pharmaceutical Technology from PPB accredited institution
  • Must be enrolled with the Pharmacy & Poisons Board and in a professional association
  • At least three years’ experience
  • Experience working in clinical research setting is an added advantage
  • Experience and knowledge in vaccines and HIV care is an added advantage

Terms of employment

Employment is a one year renewable contract with a probation period for the first 3 months. Salary is negotiable within the appropriate grade depending on education, experience and demonstrated competency.

How to Apply

  • All applicants must meet each selection criteria detailed in the minimum requirements
  • Must include a current CV with names of at least 2 referees
  • Must include copies of academic and professional certificates

A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of documents listed above should be sent to: [email protected] no later than  20th July, 2021.

KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITED TO DIVERSITY; PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, WOMEN, YOUTH AND THOSE FROM MARGINALIZED AREAS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. KEMRI DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF ITS RECRUITMENT PROCESS INCLUDING APPLICATION, INTERVIEW AND PROCESSING OF OFFER LETTER. IF ASKED FOR A FEE, REPORT SUCH REQUEST IMMEDIATELY.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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