Pharmacist Trainer (M/F) at Medecins du Monde

Médecins du Monde or Doctors of the World, is an international humanitarian non-profit organization that provides emergency and long-term medical care to vulnerable populations while advocating for equal access to healthcare worldwide.

We are recruting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Pharmacist Trainer (M/F) 

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Status: Employee
Contract: Fixed-term contract
Duration: 3 months
Starting date: End of January

Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the medical coordinator, you are in charge of the implementation and follow-up of qualitative medical supply (medicine and material) to the MdM program in Maiduguri and Damboa.

More specifically, your main responsibilities are to:
Team Management:

  • Organize weekly/monthly work plan for the pharmacy team and submit to medical coordinator.
  • Ensure that national pharmacists are conducting their job according to their job description .
  • Conduct the performance appraisal of the national pharmacists.
  • Support the national pharmacist on the performance evaluation of drug dispensers at field level.
  • Participate on the recruitment process of national pharmacist / pharmacist assistant according to the needs.
  • Provide technical supervision of pharmacists and drug dispensers.

Management of Pharmacy & Medical Stock:

  • Ensure the proper stock management of items, particular stock management, temperature and cold chain at warehouse in Maiduguri and satellite pharmacy in remote projects with frequent visits to the field.
  • Ensure the storage conditions in the pharmacy store.
  • Ensure the proper elaboration and reception of international orders and the request and reception of donations.
  • Ensure the management of expired/damaged drugs according to Nigerian National protocols
  • Ensure the collection and evaluation of the weekly /monthly drugs consumption of the MdM Mission; and conduct the analysis of drugs and consumable needs.

Technical Support and Capacity Building:

  • Coach the national pharmacists on pharmaceutical management at warehouse according to the MdM stock management procedures (updated version September 2017).
  • Train and support medical supervisor in remote projects on stock management, consumption, drugs order request/receptions of the satellite pharmacy.
  • Support pharmacy staff in their daily duty and propose solution to them in according to MdM process.
  • Train and follow up national pharmacist on elaboration and reception of International orders and donations from partners.
  • Support the medical and logistics department on pharmacy orders
  • Participate on organize drugs protocols training for MdM staff and/or MoH health workers.

Communication & Reporting:

  • Ensure the centralization of all drugs information available on the mission and contribute to (into the proper reporting form) and submit to medical cordinator, general coordinator and HQ referents ;
  • Provide relevant data related to your position to MdM medical team (drugs and medical material supplies, etc.) and to MdM coordinators (mission orders; request; financial forecast; payment, etc.);
  • Contribute to donor reporting by providing relevant data.

Skills And Experience Needed

  • Pharmacist/ Pharmacy Technician
  • Diploma in tropical medicine / public health is an added-value
  • Experience at similar position
  • Experience in working with partners
  • Ability to manage a team
  • Ability to manage the priorities
  • Ability to develop, organize and give trainings
  • Experience in emergency humanitarian settings
  • Languages: fluent English
  • You are committed to MdM’s values as an organisation and motivated by its non-statutory, NFP model.

Conditions of Employement

  • 2778 gross monthly salary on 13 months
  • Expatriation bonus (10% gross salary per month);
  • Transportation cost (home-work), vaccines and visas covered;
  • Guesthouse housing;
  • 22.5 RTT per year;
  • 5 weeks of paid leaves per year.
  • Health insurance (60% covered by MdM and 40% by the employee)
  • Insurance (repatriation…)
  • Médecins du Monde promotes trainings and internal mobility

Application Closing Date
28th February, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Telephone Applications will not be accepted
  • Médecins du Monde reserves the right to fill the vacancy before the closing date for applications.
  • MdM stands up for the integration of people living with disabilities and fights against discrimination.
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