Pharmaceutical Technologist Jobs Kenya

Pharmaceutical Technologist Job at Kenya Medical Research Institute

KEMRI – CCR PHRD clinical trials Project is currently looking for a motivated individual to fill in the following position:

M/R 7

Location: Nairobi (1 position) and Thika (1 position)

Reports to: Pharmacy Lead

Job Purpose: To dispense drugs to study participants and manage the Pharmacy

Responsibilities for the Pharmaceutical Technologist Job

  • Dispense drugs to study participants
  • Counsel clients on drugs administration and compliance
  • Order corresponding supplies such as drugs, clinical items and other pharmaceutical items from approved vendor(s) and sponsor organization(s).
  • Maintain drug logs and manage inventory to assure adequate and accurate inventory levels are maintained
  • Prepare pharmacy budget as per the needs of the study protocols
  • Support and promote the safe and ethical use of investigational drugs
  • Develop standard operating procedures for pharmacy management as per study protocols.
  • Issue clinical items to clinicians and counselors
  • Perform other functions as requested by the supervisor

Pharmaceutical Technologist Job Qualifications

  • Diploma in Pharmacy/ Pharmaceutical Technology from PPB accredited institution
  • Must be enrolled with the Pharmacy & Poisons Board and in a professional association


  • At least three years’ experience
  • Experience working in clinical research setting is an added advantage
  • Experience and knowledge in vaccines and HIV care is vital

Terms of employment: Employment is a one year renewable contract with a probation period for the first 3 months. Salary is negotiable within the appropriate grade depending on education, experience and demonstrated competency.

How to Apply

a) All applicants must meet each selection criteria detailed in the minimum requirements.

b) Must include a current CV with names of at least 2 referees.

c) Must include copies of academic and professional certificates.

A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of documents listed above should be sent to: not later than 19th October, 2018.

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