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Job Title: Program Officer, Pharmaceutical Services

Location: Akure, Nigeria  

Recruiter: Equitable Health Access Initiative (EHAI) Nigeria

Overall Job Purpose: He/She will work under the supervision of The Head Clinical Services in drug forecasting to ensure the implementation of the HIV/AIDS supply chain unification project in EHAI supported facilities. The incumbent will work with site staff to ensure delivery of quality pharmaceutical services.

Main Task:

Carry out supportive supervisory and mentoring activities to sites to ensure the following:

•   Monitoring and updating the temperature chart in the Store and Dispensary.

•   ARV quantification for Dispensary and Stores Stock.

•   Dispensing Antiretroviral and Opportunistic Infection Drugs with Pharmaceutical advice and care.

•   Evaluating antiretroviral regimen prescriptions to dispense the appropriate doses to patients.

•   Pharmacovigilance documentation of Antiretroviral and Opportunistic Infection Drugs adverse effects in patients and the report of same to funders and NAFDAC.

•   Filling the National Adult, New patient, PMTCT and Pediatric ARV Registers.

•   Filling the National Daily Consumption Registers.

•   Maintaining a FEFO principle in Stock rotation and Issue.

•   Timely bimonthly CRRIFF report submission to SCMS.

•   Submission of weekly enrollment into ART to funders

•   Submission of trip and monthly reports as at when due.

•   Will liaise with SCMS and other stakeholders in the logistics chain management to ensure at least 1 month minimum stock at all sites at any given time.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

•   Specific experience with National HIV/AIDS pharmaceutical programs strongly desired

•   Time efficient, systematic methodology.

•   Excellent training and presentation skills.

•   Successful negotiation and advocacy with appreciation of cross cultural uniqueness.

•   Proven ability to work independently and with little supervision. Able to

•   manage a strong supply chain technical team

•   Program and budget development, planning and implementation.

•   Rapid adaptability to new problem solving, responsibility and location.

•   I.T: Microsoft -Word, Excel, Power point, outlook, access.

•   Ability to spend up to 50% of time on domestic travels.

•   Language: Fluent in English Language.

•   Ability to multi task.

Qualification and Requirements:

•   A B.SC Pharmacy degree from a reputable university is a requirement.

•   A Master’s degree in public or other health related field will be an advantage.

•   At least 3 years of relevant clinical or program experience working on HIV Care and treatment program.

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified applicants should apply online or send their Cover Letter and CV in PDF Format to

Deadline: 13.11.2013

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