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The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical umbrella association co-owned by Episcopal Conference of Malawi and Malawi Council of Churches. CHAM is the second largest provider of health services in Malawi, it has 179Health Facilities and 11 Training Colleges which are located in all parts of the country. Most of the Health Facilities are situated in the remote and hard-to-reach areas. The objectives of CHAM are to facilitate, provide technical support, and develop health services among all its member facilities in order to achieve equity in access to health care, patient care and in all matters, to act for the benefit of the people of Malawi.

CHAM wishes to recruit qualified and suitable persons in the following positions:


Position: PHARMACY MANAGER


Grade:
            CM3

Reports to:
    Director of Business and Development
 

Purpose of the Job:


Providing leadership and management in the provision of pharmacy services in CHAM including management of drugs and supply chain.

​Key Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Coordinating planning and Management of drugs and medical supplies in CHAM’s Drug Revolving Fund.
  • Coordinating procurement and distribution of pharmaceutical products in CHAM.
  • Taking responsibility for quantification of drugs, maintenance of drug warehouse and drug revolving fund.
  • Mobilising resources for training of Pharmacy Technicians.
  • Establishing and managing Drug Service Organisation.
  • Marketing CHAM drug revolving fund.
  • Assisting CHAM facilities reduce drug wastage and leakage.
  • Supervising pharmacy activities in Health facilities.

Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy
  • Master’s Degree in supply chain management or Business Administration or Pharmaceutical.
  • Five years’ experience in drug and supply chain management
  • Previous experience in resource mobilization and managing disbursement
  • Active registration with Pharmacy Medicines Regulatory Authority (PMRA)

Requisite Knowledge, Abilities and Skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Results oriented and good report writing skills
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Team player and ability to  work in a diverse  group
  • Well organized with a proven ability to multitask, and pay attention to detail
  • Knowledgeable on drug forecasting, quantification and drug supply chain management
  • Skills in Pharmaceutical quality assurance
  • Excellent computer skills in MS Office, Cs-pro and other relevant supply chain management packages.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
  • Interested candidates must download a standard Employment Application Form from the CHAM website, at www.cham.org.mw
  • Candidates must submit a completed Employment Application Form, recent CV with three traceable referees and a covering letter to the following address:
  • The e-mail’s subject line must include the post being applied for.
  • Applications must be received by close of business on 17th August, 2020.
  • Letters should be addressed to: Executive Director, CHAM Secretariat, P.O Box 30378, Lilongwe.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Disclaimer: Christian Health Association of Malawi uses very competitive recruitment and selection process. It, therefore, does not accept any bribes/gifts in any form for the purpose of offering employment to any candidate


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