The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN), a leading indigenous non-governmental organization implementing a comprehensive family-focused HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment program in partnership with local and international organizations and the different tiers of the Government of Nigeria at national, state, local and site levels, is looking for Regional Pharmacy Program Assistants (RPPAs).
The RPPAs will work in the Pharmacy Unit to ensure excellent delivery of pharmaceutical care and uninterrupted supply of anti-retroviral, anti-tuberculosis and anti-malaria medications and other medications at all health facilities managed by the Institute, with funding from the US PEPFAR and Global Fund. The RPPAs will also conductoperational research and ensure health facilities maintain Good Pharmacy Practice and Standards in all pharmacy related activities.
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
POSITION: Regional Pharmacy Program Assistants (RPPAs)
OPENING DATE: July 27th, 2015
CLOSING DATE: August 10th, 2015
SUPERVISOR: Reports to the Director Clinical Services, and works directly under the guidance of the Head of Pharmacy.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The RPPAs will use a team work approach to lead and manage implementation of pharmacy related issues in close collaboration with the other members of the pharmacy unit and with staff across the region and central office. For systematic integration of pharmacy related activities, the RPPAs will interact excellently with the health facilities and regional staff and collaborate/engage with key stakeholders to ensure that the needs of facilities are identified and well understood, and that implementation of programmatic objectives are conducted effectively and efficiently, bringing together relevant perspectives and disciplines. The RPPAs will generally interact with critical stakeholders such as health facilities, sub-partners, and external partners involved in the supply and distribution of medications.
The RPPAs are to be responsible for the following areas:
Application letter and detailed curriculum vitae in Microsoft word format should be forwarded to the. Associate Director, Human Resources through this email address: email@example.com .
Candidates should indicate appropriate positions and preferred locations in their application letter. IHVN is an equal opportunity employer.
Note: Candidates appointed to this post are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Institute throughout Nigeria.
IHVN only considers educational qualifications obtained from an accredited institution. All applicants must have completed the NYSC or have been exempted according to regulations of the NYSC.