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UNMISS Vacancies 2023 for Pharmacist Jobs in Juba Location.
UNMISS Jobs in Juba 2023:- New job notification not for UNMISS job opportunity portal for the post of Pharmacist. Pharmacist Vacancy is for the Juba location. Candidates should apply through unmiss.unmissions.org before the last date which is 09/07/2023.
Pharmacist Jobs at UNMISS Details
|Recruiter Name||UNMISS (United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan)|
|Name of Vacancy||Pharmacist Vacancy in South Sudan|
|Job Type||UN Jobs in South Sudan|
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Pharmacist Jobs Description
The Council extended the UNMISS mandate until 15 March 2024. It also emphasized that the Mission should continue advancing its three-year strategic vision defined in resolution 2567 (2021) to prevent a return to civil war, build durable peace and support inclusive, accountable governance as well as free, fair and peaceful elections in accordance with the Revitalized Peace Agreement.
Under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, UNMISS is therefore authorized to use all necessary means to implement its mandate which includes:
(a) Protection of civilians
(b) Creating conditions conducive to the delivery of humanitarian assistance
(c) Supporting the Implementation of the Revitalised Agreement and the Peace Process
(d) Monitoring, investigating, and reporting on violations of humanitarian and human rights law
The overall ceiling for uniformed personnel is maintained at 17,000 troops and 2,101 police, including 88 corrections officers.
Please refer to https://unmiss.unmissions.org/mandate for more information.
Centralized Warehouses intends to fill up a vacancy for Pharmacist, Medical Warehouse in Juba. The primary objective of the Medical Warehouse in Juba is to support the Mission and all its components; military, police and civilian personnel by ensuring the timely delivery of medical commodities in a cost-effective manner. Medical Warehouse is responsible for strengthening stewardship and accountability of UN Medical property (financial and non-financial Assets & Inventories) while achieving greater efficiencies and economies of scale; and striking a balance between controlling and enabling flexibility in running daily operations. In the absence of the said staff in Juba, an ability to ensure operational efficiency of supply chain functions will be limited due to manpower constraints, therefore the requirement placed to support UNMISS operations with adequate manpower.
• Develop, update, and implement a mission list for drugs and medical consumables, based on the generic drugs produced according to the World Health Organization (WHO) standards.
• Maintain a system for ongoing inspections of drug safety in the Medical Stores located in the Logistic Base in Juba.
• Offer day-to-day advice on pharmaceutical issues.
• Advice the Medical Administrator/Requisitioner on the specification of drugs to be requisitioned.
• Offer a prudent scale of issue for planning of re-supply.
• Contribute to the facilitation of an unimpeded supply of drugs, medical consumables, vaccines, condoms (male and female), blood, etc. in the mission.
• Monitor the consumption of drugs, laboratory reagents, medical and surgical consumables at the various Level-1 Clinics in the Mission area.
• Assist the health team in the treatment and side effect monitoring.
• Store and record keeping of stocks.
• Support the implementation of proper storage of medicine sand medical supplies, including the setting of appropriate stores temperature, space and safety procedures.
• Accounting for the applicable medical supplies and equipment according to recommended guidelines.
• Carry out relevant and regular reporting on demand by Chief Centralized Warehouses and Chief Logistic Base.
• Ensure database accuracy for the movement of stock in the Medical Stores. When discrepancies are noted, initiating investigation and correction of data base records as required.
• Perform any other related tasks as required.
27 – 80
Candidate must be a national of a country other than the country of assignment.
5 years of experience in warehousing and in the Medical Stores, specifically with the knowledge of drugs and wisdom in their uses.
Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word); other IT applications and office technology equipment;
Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Area(s) of expertise
Valid driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4×4 vehicles Required
English, Level: Fluent, Required
Required education level
Bachelor degree or equivalent in Pharmaceutical Sciences from an accredited University: B.Sc. Pharmacy, License in Pharmacy, D. Pharm or equivalent.
Competencies and values
• Integrity and Professionalism
• Planning and organizing
• Teamwork and respect for diversity
• Adaptability and flexibility
Living conditions and remarks
Living conditions vary between UNMISS duty stations. Each duty station where UNMISS has a field presence has basic residential camp facilities, which includes running water and electricity. Candidates should be aware that accommodation may be austere with the possibility of water shortages and power blackouts. On arrival in Juba accommodation will be on a share basis. Ablutions will also be shared. As the accommodation situation improves single unit accommodation, with an attached ablution, should become available in all locations. Hard wall accommodation is available in Juba.
All UNMISS duty stations apart from Entebbe, Uganda are considered non – family duty stations. The security level of UNMISS duty stations is classified by the UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) who will brief on arrival. A number of locations in South Sudan are prone to conflict.
Primary health care services (preventive and curative) are provided in 11 United Nations Owned Equipment (UNOE) Level-I clinics, 21 Contingent Owned Equipment (COE) Level-I clinics, 4 COE Level-II medical facilities within the mission area and the establishment of contractual agreements for Level-III and Level-IIII care outside the mission area. The 4 Level-II facilities available in Juba, Bor, Malakal and Wau, run by the Troop Contributing Countries (TCC), take referrals from the Level-I clinics and provide hospital-based care.
The climate is tropical with a rainy season in many areas, which should normally span from around April to October. Ability to live and work in difficult and harsh conditions is essential.
United Nations Volunteers is an equal opportunity programme that welcomes applications from qualified professionals. We are committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, care protected characteristics. As part of their adherence to the values of UNV, all UN Volunteers commit themselves to combat any form of discrimination, and to promoting respect for human rights and individual dignity, without distinction of a person’s race, sex, gender identity, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, age, language, social origin or other status.
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