Diploma   Nooristan, Afghanistan Full Time 514
Date Posted:Mar 18, 2020
Closing Date:Apr 2, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:2 - 4 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Project Based
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Assistance for Health, Education and Development - AHEAD:


AHEAD as a non-governmental, non-political and non-profit organization established by Afghan trained professionals those are committed to contribute in improvement of civil society, , social development, public health and educational programs. AHEAD is registered under license number 1259 in Ministry of Economy, with the long term Vision of the realization and development of vibrant and vital civil society, community development, public health and education in Afghanistan where the interest, concerns and dignity of the civilians are taken seriously and more people have access to resources. The Mission of considered as: contribution to improve the quality of Afghan families life through provision and distribution of quality health, education services, awareness, community development, civil society development, capacity building and research.

Job Summary:

Assistance for Health, Education and Development (AHEAD) is implementing SEHATMANDI-BPHS project in Nooristan province. AHEAD is seeking for a qualified Pharmacy Assistant for SEHATMANDI-BPHS project, Nooristan.

Skills Required:

Computer Skills

Skills Description:

• Minimum of 2 years of work experience in the relevant position

• Good understanding of the Pharmacy services provided in BPHS.

• Good teamwork spirit and be able to work in under pressure conditions/circumstances

• Ability to work independently

• Good communication skills

• Language skills: Fluent in written and spoken Pashto/Dari and English

• Computer skills (Word Excel PowerPoint)

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Pharmacy Assistant under the overall guidance and supervision of the Pharmacy officer, DPM, MP and pharmacy Manager ensures that all applicable Pharmacy procedures are exercised in accordance with AHEAD’s Policies and Procedures Handbook at SEHATMANDI-BPHS projects. The pharmacy assistant needs to maintain medicines to HFs according to BPHS medicines list. All medicines documents that supplied each quarter to HFs. should update on the medicines' stock card.

Pharmacy assistant will be focusing on achievement of the following results:

Ø The pharmacy assistant aid the pharmacy officer to promotes Rationale use of Drugs in HF, and controls the Wastage of drugs and develops need-based quarterly pharmacy requisition requests.

Ø The pharmacy assistant will aid the pharmacy officer to make sure NSTG implementation and respect by health facility staff and in charge of HFs writing the prescriptions according to the treatment of NSTG efficient manner.


Ø Coordinate and supervise the activities of health workers working in HFs particular, HFs pharmacy

Ø Transfer/entry data from paper formats into computer files or database systems

Ø Type in data provided directly from Health facilities

Ø Support pharmacy stock management system and ensure daily update of the stock card balance

Ø Organize pharmacy stock with standard pharmacy rules

Ø Update existing data, and data verification in the field/HFs

Ø Support medicine packing and supply to HFs and HPs

Ø Retrieve data from the database or electronic files as requested for reporting or decision making

Ø Ensure provincial stock and HFs pharmacy stock physical inventory regularly

Ø Support FIFO and FEFO practice in provincial and HFs pharmacy stock

Ø Support packing and supply of an emergencies kits

Ø Through the transfer of knowledge and skills, enhances the ability and capacity of health worker in Health facility to ensure smooth implementation of the pharmacy system

Ø Promote gender equality, non-discrimination with regard to ethnic, political and religious background

Ø To participate in workshops, seminars & conferences organized by the AHEAD, MoPH.

Ø Promotes good coordination with all AHEAD units and other departments and especially Nooristan BPHS and the main office of AHEAD.  

Ø Maintain good cooperative relation with PPHD and other relevant authorities/stakeholders at national and provincial

Ø To actively contribute to the successful development and good reputation of the AHEAD

Ø Act according to the policy and regulations of AHEAD

Ø Keep updated with issues related to AHEAD and the environment where AHEAD operates

Ø Promote an attitude of team spirit and a strong focus on quality

Ø Develop good co-operation with AHEAD units, authorities, institutions and other NGOs

Ø Do the related job as delegated by the Pharmacy officer, Pharmacy Manager, Technical Manager, or Project manager.

Ø To do any other official duties assigned by the line supervisor and manager.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Nooristan


Graduate from Pharmacy or Nursing from a reputable university of Afghanistan or Institute

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