Call for Application: Pharmacy Specialist – ESM (1 positions)

Global Fund - GC7
Anambra
Posted 1 month ago

Grade Level: Consultancy

Location: Anambra

Duration: 8 months with possibility of extension (based on performance)

No of Consultants: 1

Commencement Date: 13th May 2024

Supervisor: Pharmacy Specialist – ESM

Background

The Nigeria TBHIV Reach Integration & Impact Project (N-THRIP) is designed to ensure a coordinated and intensive effort to scale up the prevention, identification, and treatment of HIV in both general and key populations in Anambra state. The focus will be on facility and community-based approaches to reach epidemic control, and in addition, ensure improvement in the coverage of pregnant women on ART as well as target KP and AGYW programs.

Hence, the consultant will support the implementation of the N-THRIP at Enhanced Site Management facilities in the state.

Key roles:

The services of the consultant will include but not limited to the following:

  • Support capacity building of pharmacy staff to deliver high quality services for HIV, TB/HIV and TB within supported health facilities.
  • Dispense Antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) and other medication in line with approved regimens and standards.
  • Providing medication-related counselling, including reinforcing adherence and advising on potential   side effects and drug interactions
  • Working with providers and clients to identify, manage, and report adverse drug reactions and drug interactions.
  • Contributing to decision making on treatment and care for individual clients
  • Ensure Good Pharmaceutical Practice (GPP) and standards.
  • Monitor ARV and other drug (STIs, OIs, etc.) stock levels at the community level and communicate with the project team for re-stocking.
  • Contribute to forecasting /quantification of health commodities and monitoring of drug distributions.
  • Oversee drug logistics i.e., stock-taking, proper drug storage, drug stock out in health facilities and monitor the effectiveness of the pull system
  • Oversee quality assurance systems at the facility level by close monitoring of prescription patterns, ensuring proper documentation, side effects monitoring (pharmacovigilance) and reducing dispensing errors

Recruitments:

  • B.Pharm or Pharm D with 2 – 3 years post NYSC experience in HIV/AID pharmaceutical care.
  • Experience in supporting supply Chain processes and information flows.
  • Work experience in logistics, preferably in an NGO setting will be an advantage.
  • Excellent ability to communicate and maintain productive relations with the team; resourcefulness, flexibility, and ability to work in a fast changing and challenging environment.
  • Ability to use key computing applications e g MS Office Suite etc and knowledge of different databases (DHIS or NMRS) is a plus.

Method of Application:

Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed Resume and a one-page Cover Letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to the “Pharmacy Unit” via: gf_advert@ahnigeria.org using their Full Name, the Job Title and Location as the subject of the mail. (e.g., “OKEY MUSA ADEOYE, Logistics Technician – Lagos”).

Deadline for submission of application is 26th April, 2024.

Note:

  • Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.
  • Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. AHNI is an equal-opportunity employer (EOE)
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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