Drug Warehouse Officer

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Addis Ababa 
Career Level:
Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description

Key Performance areas 

  • Assists pharmaceutical operations with efficient and effective functioning of the processes of clearing, storage and sales of medicines, other related supplies and medical equipment; 
  • Undertakes incoming inspection on medicines, other related supplies and medical equipment on arrival at the Central store with the relevant procurement and/or clearing documents, process the Receiving Note and receives them in order;  
  • Facilitates and assists in unloading, sorting, packing,  moving, classifying, stacking, shelving and loading activities of the store;
  • Keeps the stock level of the medicines, other related supplies and medical equipment up-to date, closely monitors the storage, handling, expiry dates and other states of the stock items,  submits timely reports on the stock level  and on expired, damaged and spoiled drugs and medical for proper action; 
  • Develops a comprehensive location coding system; Makes an efficient use of available space, reduces handling costs;
  • Conducts physical count of all inventory items in the store; Receives requisitions, checks signatures for authenticity and issues stock items as per the request and approval; 
  • Properly operates various types of material handling equipment; Ensures maximum protection of stocks against all causes of deterioration and damages;
  • Applies and ensures the proper functioning of the required security and control systems; 
  • Processes such relevant documents as delivery note, picking list and packing list pertaining to the distribution or disposal of drugs, medical and other supplies to the outlets; 
  • Check the issue or disposal of drugs, medical and other supplies with the delivery note and handover the goods for disposal;
  • Maintains proper files to relevant documents pertaining to the receipt, storage and distribution or disposal of drugs, medical and other supplies; 
  • Maintains proper inventory management records on incoming and outgoing movements of stock;
  • Compares the annual physical inventory amount of each item with the book record and investigates the difference, if any;  
  • Submits periodic reports on stock position, consumption and availability regularly or as may be demanded; 

Work Unit/ Project/ Program : - Health and Pharmaceuticals

Reporting to : -  Pharmaceuticals Operation Manager

Grade : - 8

Job Requirements

Qualification Requirements:

  • First degree in Pharmacy  
  • Relevant work experience 4 years’.

How to Apply

We invite candidates meeting the required qualifications to fill out the employment application form from the official website of the Ethiopian Red Cross in vacancy menu http://www.redcrosseth.org/get-involved/vacancy  and email to  [email protected] before the closing date of this announcement on March 4 th , 2021.

Qualified women are strongly recommended to apply!       

Please note that we ONLY consider those who filled in the application form and send us back.  We regret to inform that we do not accept CV at this stage.

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