Career vacancy for Pharmaceutical Technologists & Assistants in Kenya Nov 2015 


Job vacancy: Pharmaceutical Technologists & Assistants
Salary: 25k – 35k Gross 
We are the leading retail pharmacy chain with more than 35 outlets in Kenya.
We are looking for young, stable, talented and focused individuals to fill in the positions of pharmaceutical technologists and assistants in our outlets. 
The preferred candidate will have a diploma in pharmaceutical technology from a reputable institution with at least 2 years’ experience in a busy retail pharmacy.


Key Responsibilities:
  • Helps patients by greeting them in person and by phone; answering questions and requests; dispensing medicine
  • Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed medications and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt; removing outdated drugs & preparing ageing reports as often as possible
  • Maintains a safe and clean environment by complying with company standard operating procedures & government regulation
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Organizes medications for dispensing by reading medication orders and prescriptions; preparing labels; calculating quantities; assembling intravenous solutions and other pharmaceutical therapies.
  • Maintains records by recording and filing physicians’ orders and prescriptions.
  • Generates revenues by calculating, recording, and issuing charges as well as issuing sale receipts
  • Ensures medication availability by delivering medications to patients and other clientele.
  • Prepares reports by collecting and summarizing information and sending them on time as required in the standard operating procedures
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Conducting marketing activities together with the branch team and ensuring individual and branch sales targets are met/or exceeded.
  • Take responsibility of his/her shop by ensuring that all operations of the shop are running smoothly
  • Adhere to the Dangerous Drug Act regulation
  • Ensure standard operating procedures are followed to the letter and timely feedback given
  • He/She must always be clean, smart and well groomed in uniform when on duty
  • He/She must be ready and willing to provide exemplary customer service in accordance to company brand and policies.
  • Excellent use of Pharmacore systems is a MUST
  • Diploma Holder in Pharmaceutical Technology from a reputable institution
  • Excellent use of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Email is a MUST
  • Good communication skills with proven email etiquette
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Customer focused and always willing to go the extra mile
  • Pharmacy & Poisons Board certification- desired but not a must
Qualified candidates are requested to send their applications which MUST include a cover letter, CV and copies of relevant testimonials to 
Due to the urgency of the positions applications will be reviewed as they come. Somali speaking candidates urged to apply.  
Only qualified & shortlisted candidates will be contacted to attend interviews. 
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Areas of work are Mombasa & Nakuru. 
We encourage applicants residing in these areas to apply to the vacancy in that particular area. 

Please indicate your area of preference in your application.

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