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**Job Description**
• *Job Description**
• *Job Title:** Pharmacy Assistant
• *Band/ Level / Grade:** 9A
• *Department:** Health and Nutrition programs
• *Location:** Yemen / Hodeida with frequent visits for IRC supported field sites (70% of work time at the field)
• *Background:**
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 refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
• *Scope of Work:**
IRC is seeking a highly motivated pharmacy Assistant to support the health & nutrition team in day-to-day tasks related to drug and medical commodities management.
• *Job Summary**
The pharmacist will work under the direct... guidance of the H & N Manager and technical mentorship of Senior nutrition commodity tracking officer. The vacant will be accountable for Medicines Stock Management, , leading the Distribution Process from warehouses to the HFs at the filed level, Preparing the Stock Consumption Reports, Assessing and Verifying Medicines Status in the IRC WH and Conducting Spot Check Visits to the supported HFs.
• *Working Relations:**
1\. Regular & open communication on day-to-day tasks with HN manager, Senior field manager and technical managers.
2\. Work internally with: Health & Nutrition program team, program quality team and support team.
3\. Work externally with HWs, HFs manager, DHO manager and GHO officials
• *Responsibilities:**
\- Produce daily, weekly and monthly consuming reports.
\- Provide basic information (dosage, usage, and distribution) about the prescribed drugs to patients/clients.
\- Produce timely distribution plans for all medical supplies, commodities and medicines.
\- Follow-up the field pharmacists’ performance.
\- Support logistical and financial departments in providing supporting documents in order to facilitate procurement and payments.
\- Prepare and review the drugs & medicines reports.
\- Visit and coordinate the pharmacists works and solve their problems that may occur.
\- Print and process all records, reports and prescriptions and deliver them to the targeted facilities.
\- Perform any other tasks that may be assigned by the supervisor.
• *Qualifications**
• *Requirements (Qualifications, Skills and Abilities):**
• *Essential:**
\- Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy is mainly required. Master’s degree is an asset.
\- Minimum three years professional experience with drug management systems and NGO experience for at least 3 years.
\- Personal qualities: Relates and works well with people from different cultures, genders, religions and backgrounds, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and adaptable to handle pressure well.
\- Proficiency in English and Competence with Microsoft applications is highly required.
\- Very good reporting skills.
\- Attention on details and has very problem-solving skills.
• *Desirable:**
\- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
\- Capable of working collaborative with team members as teammate to achieve results.
• *Professional Standards**
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.** IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, marital status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law
Al Hudaydah Yemen


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