The Job

Job Title:


No of position:

1 Position




January 24th, 2021

Contract Type:

Special Service Contract


7 Months renewable based on funding availability

Duty Station:

Taiz Governorate with regular visits to project sites in As Silw district

Probationary Period:

3 months


Health & Nutrition Programs

Reporting to:

Senior Health Officer

Job Description

The pharmacist will be responsible for controlling and supervising all medical and non-medical supplies within the health project. This will include receiving the supplies from Logistic department at the level of warehouse, dispatching to targeted health facilities and districts warehouses from the central warehouse, controlling daily usage\ prescription\distribution of these supplies at the level of targeted health facilities. The pharmacist will be reporting to the Senior Health Officer keeping him updated regarding supplies stock all over the project duration. He \ She will be managing the central warehouse and supervising the targeted health facilities pharmacists.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensure adherence to the health cluster\ WHO and RDP standards regarding drugs prescription control and rational Antibiotics usage.
  • Design clear guidelines for field health facilities’ pharmacists regarding supplies storage and distribution as per the health cluster\ RDP standards and provide them with the proper related technical support when needed.
  • Supervise the receipt of all medications, laboratory kits, solutions, disposable instruments and other medical and non-medical supplies related to the project from logistic department to RDP warehouse
  • Ensure keeping all the medical and non-medical supplies in RDP warehouses in its proper storage conditions to prevent occurrence of any damage or loss.
  • Design a detailed dispatch plan for the medical and non-medical supplies based on the actual project supplies quantity, actual field needs and project duration.
  • Ensure availability of buffer stock of essential items all over the project duration to prevent any interruption in services provision.
  • Deliver medical and non-medical supplies to the field health facilities on monthly basis as per the approved supply plan.
  • Precise recording of all supplies receipt \ dispatch using RDP formal records and documents.
  • Track all medical and non-medical supplies using well designed tracking tools from RDP warehouses to the end beneficiaries, with regular check of health facilities records to verify the tracked data.
  • Receive health facilities daily reports, review, verify and reflect them to the master tracking sheet ensuring strict follow up of field distribution of supplies and proper data archiving throughout the project duration.
  • Report to the line supervisor on a daily, weekly, biweekly and monthly manner on the supplies movement and stock balance using both statistical and narrative reports.
  • Conduct regular \ spot check and inventories on health facilities \ warehouses stocks and records to verify the reported data and ensure implementation of standards in storage and prescription processes.
  • Ensure smooth and proper archiving mechanism for the drugs disbursing documents for the whole project period.
  • Comply with RDP policies and procedures with respect to code of conduct, child protection, equal opportunities, security and safety, and other relevant policies and procedures.
  • Commit to the humanitarian principles of strict neutrality, religious and political impartiality and non-discrimination.
  • Perform any other related duties as requested by direct line supervisor.


  • University degree in Pharmacy.
  • One year of relevant work experience including 6 months experience with NGOs.
  • Good communication skills in written and spoken English, with ability to write reports.
  • Excellent computer skill especially Word and Excel.
  • Willing to stay at field during the project period.
How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply through this link:

not later than January 24th, 2021.

Resumes will be considered on a rolling-basis and candidates are encouraged to apply early.

For more information about RDP, please visit our website at

RDP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. 

  • Employer: RDP
  • Category: Health Care
  • Location: Taiz
  • Posted on: 13 January 2021
  • Deadline: 24 January 2021