Fresher Pharmacy Assistant NGO Jobs – Save the Children International

Job Title:            Pharmacy Assistant
Organisation: Save the
Children International
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for
children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has
been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a
Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection,
development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the
way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in
their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our
Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice
for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six
thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance,
Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in
development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over
36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of
Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 300
persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil
their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through our work
around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.
Job Summary: The Pharmacy
Assistant will primarily dispense drugs and medical supplies to patients
providing appropriate information. The incumbent will dispense and manage drugs
safely.  The jobholder will also ensure
daily/ weekly consumption reports, stock checks and contribute to supply
requests.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Save the
    Children Pharmacy Assistant job placement should hold a Diploma in
    Pharmacy
  • Registered dispenser/ nurse/ pharmacist
    qualified from recognized Institution
  • Previous experience in dispensing
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
    skills
  • Past exposure and experience of working
    with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights
    Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection is
    an added advantage.
  • Excellent analytical skills and strategic
    planning abilities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain
    conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a
    team.



  • Computer literacy and excellent
    documentation skills are a must.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and
    ability to work well in an international environment with people from
    diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Ability to intervene with crisis
    management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and
    communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Excellent time management and planning
    capacity.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra
    hours during times of humanitarian responses.
  • Willingness to travel and work in
    hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 15th
September 2017

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