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Pharmacy Technician Job at Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Job Category: Health/ Medicine
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 16 July 2020
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 07-07-2020
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-07-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-07-2065
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Pharmacy Technician

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Research , Category: Healthcare ]

Jobs at:

Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

Deadline of this Job:
16 July 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 07, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Advertisement: Pharmacy Technician (1 Position Only)
The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) seeks to hire a suitable candidate for the position of Pharmacy Technician for the DPSP study to be based at Masafu site, Busia District.
The Successful candidate will be reporting to the Pharmacist. .

Job description: The successful candidate will be:
• Responsible for participant’s randomization/treatment allocation and maintaining strict
• study and blinding throughout the study period
• Maintaining a study drug management system in place including study product receipt, control and strict accountability;
• Pre-packing study drugs to be administered by the Study Nurse blinded to the participant’s treatment regimen
• Maintaining strict accountability for receipt and disposition of all study drugs;
• Ensuring proper storage condition of study drugs;
• Maintain accurate and up-to-date pharmacy regulatory files, including monthly physical counts of stock.
• Attending study meetings and providing Pharmacy updates
Submitting weekly targets and key outputs.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Qualifications and other desirables for the job:
• The candidate must hold a Diploma in Pharmacy from a recognized institution and be fully registered with a valid practicing license
• Good computer skills.
• Previous work experience in a research setting especially in malaria research and GCP training will be an added advantage
• Demonstrated ability to work in a team and fast paced environment with good communication and interpersonal skills
• Candidate must have great attention to detail, high levels of confidentiality and integrity

Job Education: Diploma in Pharmacy

Job Experience: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
Email your applications to:
The Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)   
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Additional Important Comments:
• All applications must be submitted on or before 5:00pm, Thursday 16th July 2020
• All applications must be accompanied by the following documents (PDF & Word version only): Current CV with contact details of professional referees, Diploma transcript/award, Advanced and Ordinary level academic certificates/transcript only.
• Please do not attach other certificates.
• Submission of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening.
• Applications cannot be amended following submission.

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