A pharmacist is responsible for the management of medicines, medical supplies and medical equipment, processing orders, inventory, consumption follow-up, and distribution of quality-assured medicine to clinics and hospitals supported by MSF. He/she/x monitors usage of pharmaceutical supplies and promotes its optimal use.
The pharmacist, framed in the Medical Department, will work with a multidisciplinary approach to ensure quality of care to the beneficiaries.
He/she/x works in close collaboration with the Supply Chain and Logistic Teams.
A pharmacist is accountable for overseeing the quality of medical products and their management from their procurement through their storage until their administration.
As a pharmacist, you also ensure the conformity of the medical supply chain in accordance with Good Distribution Practices & national legislation and you supervise and train the national staff.
- Bachelor degree in pharmacy or equivalent (minimum 4 years of study) (for specialists in infection prevention and control (IPC) - Please view the profile IPC Specialist here)
- Diploma in tropical medicine is a plus
- Critical thinking skills and good communication skills
- 2 years of relevant professional experience
- Previous NGO experience is an asset
- Working experience in hospitals’ and/or clinical pharmacy practice skills are is a plus
- Commitment to the values of the MSF charter
- Willingness to leave on mission without your partner and/or family and to work in an unstable environment
- B1 level in minimum two of the following languages (English, Spanish, French, Portuguese).
length of mission
- 6 to 12 months