The Pharmacy Manager is responsible for the overall efficient operations and organisation of all MBCC clinic/hospital pharmacies.
He/she is an expert in the field of pharmacy and is responsible for establishing standards of good practice.
He/she monitors pharmacy performance and productivity in accordance with MBCC standards and national regulatory requirements.
Coordinate and supervise all pharmacy department operations.
Develop and maintain pharmacy services in accordance with government regulations and international standards of best practice.
Complete annual performance reviews for all pharmacy employees in a timely manner.
Assist Commercial Manager and Medical Director with the pharmacy input of the annual budget and submit capital expenditure requests as required.
Review and update MBCC policies and procedures related to the pharmacy service every two years with support from the Quality Department.
Responsible for the planning, supervision, coordination and successful execution of all activities related to the pharmacy’s operations.
Supervise departmental staff hiring, orientation, staff workload, delegate assignments and training, evaluate performance and initiate corrective and disciplinary actions with guidance from Human Resources.
Be available for duty as rostered for normal shifts, on call shifts (defined as a standby period out of normal clinic hours), weekends and in case of emergencies.
Assuring that all prescription drugs and controlled substances are safe and secure in the pharmacy
Qualifications, Experience & Skills required
Must have a Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy or country equivalent.
Post Graduate qualification is an advantage but not essential.
Must be registered and licenced with the Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ
Must have at least Two years experience working as the Head of Pharmacy in a busy clinic or hospital.
Must have good administrative skills with strong management sense.
Ability to work independently, pay careful attention to detail and manage multiple tasks in a fastpaced environment.