Technical Officer – Pharmacy, Logistics & SCM at AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria (APIN)

AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria (APIN) is a non-governmental donor-funded organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, care and support of diseases of public health importance in Nigeria, including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, among others, Since 2001, we have worked closely with key stakeholders to reduce the burden and mitigate the impact of those diseases through cutting edge, innovative & sustainable approaches.We are seeking qualified and suitable candidates to assume the vacant position:Job Title: Technical Officer - Pharmacy, Logistics & SCM Location: LagosJob Description A member of the Pharmacy & Supply Chain Management (SCM) Team, the job holder will provide support for all Clinical Pharmacy activities of the program and management of the general logistics of HIV/AIDS pharmaceuticals and other related commodities, as well as support the in-country supply chain system as may be necessaryJob TasksCollate all records of shipments to Sites, while preparing monthly reports as at when dueTrack usage of drugs and commodities at the program sitesAssist the Technical Advisor - Logistics & SCM in the delivery of goods into, and movement out of, the warehouseWork in conjunction with the Technical Advisor - Logistics & SCM and the Program Associate – Inventory Management to ensure that all packages delivered by the distribution partners are accounted for and are in good condition before taking possessionMake necessary input into the monthly allocation of stock to the program sitesParticipate in quarterly stock review of drugs and other consumables in the StoreProvide clinical oversight at the facility levels including identifying, preventing, and/or resolving drug-related problems, as well as delivering training to and promoting continuing education of relevant site personnel on Clinical Pharmacy in collaboration with other members of the State TeamReview the Pharmacy prescriptions on monthly basis to ensure the use of appropriate antiretroviral therapy and liaise with the Associate Director - Pharmacy & SCM, site pharmacists and physicians (where necessary) to resolve discrepanciesTrack and maintain records of approvals and clinical follow-up of patients requiring restricted drugsIdentify on-going Clinical Pharmacy training needs for program office and site healthcare staffLiaise with the sites on clinical drug-related issues, providing information and responding to enquiries there fromKeep abreast with latest advancements and current practices in antiretroviral pharmacology and related topics/issues in the management of HIV, through continuous reading and understanding of conference abstracts/summaries and journal articles. 

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