Entry level Pharmacist NGO Jobs – Epicentre

Job Title:              Pharmacist
Organisation: Epicentre
Duty Station:  Mbarara, Uganda
Reports to: Director of
MSF/Epicentre Mbarara Research Centre
About US:
Epicentre is a non-government organization created by Medecins Sans
Frontieres (MSF) in 1987 to help improve the quality of its field
interventions. Since 1996, Epicentre has been a World Health Organization (WHO)
collaborating centre for research in epidemiology and response to emerging
diseases. Epicentre’s work hinges around three main activity areas: clinical
research, field epidemiology and training.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Tasked
    with pharmacy management
  • Preparing
    the national and international medical and laboratory material orders for
    the studies in collaboration with the Principle Investigators (PIs) and
    laboratory manager
  • Participates
    in study protocol development and writing reports
  • Supports
    the Principal Investigators in the planning of medical supply for
    the study
  • Ensures
    that all drugs and medical equipment are stored in a locked / secure
    environment with access limited to essential and appropriate research
    personnel.
  • Supervising
    of pharmacy staff including but not limited to the assistant
    pharmacist
  • Management
    and accountability of investigational products in clinical trials
  • Tasked
    with ensuring and training of other research centre staff on
    pharmacovigilancy



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in Pharmacy and registration with Uganda Pharmacy Council.
  • Prior working experience in research
    institutions in general is desirable, clinical trials in particular,
    knowledge of Good Clinical Practice is desirable.
  • Fluent in English, spoken and written.
  • Competencies: teamwork,
    flexibility, commitment and service, knowledge of MS Office.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their application letters, updated CVs and copies of their academic credentials
either by post or E-mail to:        
Resources Manager,
MSF/Epicentre Mbarara Research Centre,
P. O. Box 1956, Mbarara, Uganda.
Email to:
epi-ug-rec@epicentre.msf.org
Deadline: 22nd
September 2017 by 5:30pm

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