INTERSOS Organization

Pharmacy Manager – Erbil

Job Overview

Duty Station: Erbil, with monthly visits to Mosul and Tikrit

Contract duration: until June 2022, pending donor approval

Reporting to:

(Hierarchical): Project Medical Referent

(Technical): Medical Coordinator

Supervision of: 2 Pharmacy Assistants (Tikrit and Mosul)

Main Purpose

Execute the pharmacy/medical warehouse storing activities in order to keep pharmacy stock above security level and following recommended conditions (temperature, humidity, etc.) under the supervision of the Project Medical Referent and/or the Medical Coordinator, and in collaboration with the Logistics/Supply team.


Supervising material orders and dispatching in order to ensure rational use.
Receiving orders and deliveries, identifying potential disparities against cargo manifest or others and reporting them, and stores materials in accordance with the system in force, in order to ensure continuous availability. It includes:
Ensuring good storage conditions of all medical items in the pharmacy in accordance with pharmaceutical standards in order to ensure continuous availability.
Ensuring correct fill in entries on the stock cards and software.
Carrying out or participating in regular inventories.
Following up stock levels with regards to alarms thresholds, stock out, expiry dates and drugs to expire in the following 6 months.
Preparing orders of the different consumption units (departments, mobiles clinics, others), ensuring proper packaging and dispatching and reporting any anomalies or changes in consumption patterns to the Supervisor. Informing Supervisor as soon as stock reaches alert limit.
Controlling warehouse facilities in order to ensure materials are kept in good keeping conditions
Ensuring cleanliness of premises (stock pharmacy) and in close collaboration with the logistics department, maintaining refrigerating equipment.
Controlling warehouse limited access to authorized personnel and ensuring doors and other exits are secured. Immediately informing the line manager of any problems arising in the course of the work, particularly with regards to damage, loss, attempted break-ins or theft in the warehouse.
Ensuring that items to be quarantined (on-going quality alerts) or to be placed in quarantine zone (batch recalls, expired or damaged items) are removed from the stock and safely locked.
Following up stock levels with regards to alarms thresholds, stock out, expiry dates and drugs to expire in the following 6 months. Preparing reports and passing it to the supervisor.
Regularly supervising the Pharmacy Assistants
Pay regular visits to central pharmacies in Tikrit and Mosul and support the Health team for the dispatchment of pharmaceutical to project sites (one visit for each location, on monthly base).
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Your resume must be uploaded in PDF format.

INTERSOS is reviewing applications on a rolling basis, the vacancy might be filled before the closing date.

This position will be pending upon donor approval
“Please note that the preference will be given to qualified candidates that are from the recruitment area”

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