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Pharm Technician - Monguno


  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Monguno
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Technology, Electronics and Mechanics
  • Closing Date:

Background/IRC Summary:  

 The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to people affected by war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home. We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below: The IRC has been present in Nigeria since 2012 when the organization responded to flooding in Kogi state. In February 2014, the IRC moved into Adamawa State in NE Nigeria to provide humanitarian interventions through a multi-sectoral, integrated approach for conflict affected populations. IRC Nigeria now operates a country office in Abuja and field offices in Mubi and Yola of Adamawa State, Maiduguri, Monguno and Gwoza of Borno state and Damatru of Yobe State. Currently, IRC Nigeria implements programs primary health care, nutrition, environmental health, women’s protection and empowerment, protection, child protection, education, food security & livelihoods

Job Overview/Summary:

 The Pharmacy Technician will be responsible for picking and packing of drugs from shelves, updating bin cards as stock been removed, updating warehouse register and issuing waybills and recording of temperature twice daily at IRC Warehouse Maiduguri.

Major Responsibilities:

  • In close collaboration with the WH pharma inventory officer, support the release of stocks to program
  • Support with rearrangement of pharmaceuticals on shelves and pallets
  • Update stock cards and bin cards
  • Update warehouse register
  • Issuing of waybills and retrieving them back as they are retuned
  • Scanning of delivery reports and share with the WH officer
  • Records WH temperatures and humidity twice daily

Key Working Relationships:

  • Keep daily WH transaction records up to date
  • Conduct physical checks and report short expiries to the Pharmacy officer

Position Reports to:  Senior Health Officer
Position directly supervises:

Indirect Reporting: Pharma warehouse inventory officer
Other Internal and/or external contacts:

Internal: Health (Clinical Outreach Staff, Doctors, Midwives, Health/Rep Health Managers Pharmacy Manager) and other sectors (WPE, M&E, Governance, Finance, Supply Chain

External:  Other partners- NGO’s, Vendors, MOH etc

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