Pharmacist Assistant (Maternity Cover) at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

Posted on: Fri 10-05-2024

Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 21 million people in 2018 alone.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Pharmacist Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Employment Type: Full Time


  • Compliance with Best Storage Practices for medical products
  • Space organization of the Pharmacy
  • Physical integrity of the premises: secure openings, no water damage, no roof or wall cracks, no rodents, etc
  • Hygiene of the premises: regular cleaning of the floor and shelves, refrigerator maintenance, no sweet food or beverages, etc
  • Twice daily control of temperature and humidity on working days
  • Ensure that everything possible is done to combat the deterioration factors of medical products
  • Classification of products according to the rules recommended by ACF
  • Ensure that the special conditions for storage of some specific products (cold chain, products assimilated to narcotic drugs)
  • Update all of the essential management tools
  • Registration of all movements of stock on the Inventory Sheets, stock cards, and computer stock tracking tool (Stock Follow-Up Medicines)
  • Conduct a monthly physical inventory according to the procedure of ACF and the Chronogram of the pharmacy activities defined
  • Record any medical item entry and exit in stock cards on a weekly basis
  • Do the weekly/monthly drugs inventory
  • Report discrepancies and general consumption issues to the pharmacy supervisor
  • Quarantine obsolete and damaged products and put them in a secure place;
  • Work with the program team to amend drug and stock quotas on a weekly basis to prevent exceptional ordering
  • Responsible for inventory and replacement of all emergency boxes – following the schedule for these
  • Remove the expired stock items (physical and virtual) and list them
  • Prepare the order based on the validated Stock Request Orders (SROs)
  • Complete the transfer tools (Delivery Note, SFUMED, etc.)
  • Technically support the supervisors concerning management practices of medical storage so these conform to structures supported by ACF
  • Archiving all the management tools
  • Supplementing the monthly pharmacy report and delivering it to these hierarchical and functional superiors
  • Participating in the reception of capital international orders: Quantitative reception (number of boxes, quantity of products etc.) and Qualitative reception (integrity of the delivered products, compliance with the conditions of conservation etc.).


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy
  • Minimum of 2 years of proven experience in stock management
  • Experience in a pharmacy supply for hospital projects
  • Work experience in an INGO setting will be an added advantage
  • Fluency in spoken and written English language. The Hausa language is desirable
  • Strong work ethic: punctuality, responsibility, and flexibility
  • High level of motivation
  • Good capacity to work in a team
  • Good Computer Skill, MS Word, MS Excel
  • High level of Integrity and Transparency
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload, attention to detail; using initiative when appropriate, and demonstrate good judgment
  • Possess strong analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills;
  • Effective multitasking skills with the ability to coordinate and handle pressure/stress well
  • Flexible, able to live and work in a stressful and insecure environment;
  • Commitment to and understanding of ACF aims, values, and principles.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

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