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The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child but know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges girls and vulnerable children face. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood and we enable children to prepare for and respond to crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

For over 85 years, we have rallied other determined optimists to transform the lives of all children in more than 80 countries.

We won’t stop until we are all equal.

The Opportunity

The purpose of the Pharmacist role within the Mobile Health and Nutrition Team (MHNT) is to ensure the effective management and distribution of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies in field settings. The pharmacist will be pivotal in providing accurate and timely medication to patients, enhancing the capacity of local health facilities through training and mentoring, and maintaining rigorous inventory and documentation practices. This role supports the overall health and nutrition objectives by ensuring that essential medicines and supplies are available and used appropriately to meet the needs of crisis-affected communities. A pharmacist works closely with the Mobile health and nutrition team to ensure the health and safety of their patients. S/he locate, dispense, pack, and label a prescribed medication for a patient that is done by the MHN team before dispensed to the patient. S/he also take some more administrative tasks such as processing arrangement of the pharmaceuticals, medical supplies and the equipment, conducting weekly base inventories, and filing paper work. S/he is also responsible for compiling progress reports, documentation, and sharing of best practices and lessons learnt in medical supply management processes.

The Individual

  • BSc in Pharmacy technician, Pharmacist, Pharmacology fields of study and over 3 year’s relevant experience.
  • At least two years practical experience in Mobile Health and Nutrition Team drug and pharmaceuticals management.
  • At least 2 years relevant experience in an international NGO or similar organization.
  • Knowledge of policy and practice in the field of Medical Supply Management practices.
  • Knowledge and understanding of WHO’s guideline the warehouse management for the Medical Supply Management practices.
  • Computer literate in word processing and excel packages.
  • An understanding of child rights and their protection and fulfilment in the development context.

 

Safeguarding Children and Young People (Safeguarding) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI)

  • Understand and put into practice the responsibilities under Safeguarding and GEI policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC).
  • Ensure that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in day to day work.
  • Ensure that Plan Ethiopia contributes to Plan International’s global efforts to ensure safeguarding and GEI, including making sure that relevant reporting and data are submitted.

Location: Adiarkay

Type of Role: Pharmacist 

Reports to: Health and Nutrition Coordinator 

Grade: C1

Closing Date: 01 July, 2024

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.

We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates. 

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Plan International is an international organisation or development which works in 51 countries across Africa, the Americas, and Asia to promote the safeguarding of children.It is a nonprofit organisation and is one of the world's largest organisations based on children, it works in 58,000 communities with the help of volunteers to improve how 56 million children live. The charity also has 21 national organisations who have been given the responsibility to oversee the raising of funds and awareness in their individual countries.

The organisation puts an emphasis on communities working together in order to address the needs of children around the world. The NGO focuses on child participation, education, economic security, emergencies, health, protection, sexual health (including HIV), and water and sanitation. It provides training in disaster preparedness, response and recovery, and has worked on relief efforts in countries including Haiti, Colombia and Japan.

Plan International also sponsors the Because I Am a Girl campaign, which has published many stories focusing on the struggle of young women in the developing world.

Plan International was founded during the Spanish Civil War by British journalist John Langdon-Davies and aid worker Eric Muggeridge. When they witnessed the conflict change the lives of children, they founded ‘Foster Parents Plan for Children in Spain’, which would later change its name to Plan International. Set up in 1937, the organisation provided food, shelter and clothing to children whose lives had been destroyed by the war.

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The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child but know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges girls and vulnerable children face. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood and we enable children to prepare for and respond to crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

For over 85 years, we have rallied other determined optimists to transform the lives of all children in more than 80 countries.

We won’t stop until we are all equal.

The Opportunity

The purpose of the Pharmacist role within the Mobile Health and Nutrition Team (MHNT) is to ensure the effective management and distribution of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies in field settings. The pharmacist will be pivotal in providing accurate and timely medication to patients, enhancing the capacity of local health facilities through training and mentoring, and maintaining rigorous inventory and documentation practices. This role supports the overall health and nutrition objectives by ensuring that essential medicines and supplies are available and used appropriately to meet the needs of crisis-affected communities. A pharmacist works closely with the Mobile health and nutrition team to ensure the health and safety of their patients. S/he locate, dispense, pack, and label a prescribed medication for a patient that is done by the MHN team before dispensed to the patient. S/he also take some more administrative tasks such as processing arrangement of the pharmaceuticals, medical supplies and the equipment, conducting weekly base inventories, and filing paper work. S/he is also responsible for compiling progress reports, documentation, and sharing of best practices and lessons learnt in medical supply management processes.

The Individual

  • BSc in Pharmacy technician, Pharmacist, Pharmacology fields of study and over 3 year’s relevant experience.
  • At least two years practical experience in Mobile Health and Nutrition Team drug and pharmaceuticals management.
  • At least 2 years relevant experience in an international NGO or similar organization.
  • Knowledge of policy and practice in the field of Medical Supply Management practices.
  • Knowledge and understanding of WHO’s guideline the warehouse management for the Medical Supply Management practices.
  • Computer literate in word processing and excel packages.
  • An understanding of child rights and their protection and fulfilment in the development context.
 

Safeguarding Children and Young People (Safeguarding) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI)

  • Understand and put into practice the responsibilities under Safeguarding and GEI policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC).
  • Ensure that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in day to day work.
  • Ensure that Plan Ethiopia contributes to Plan International’s global efforts to ensure safeguarding and GEI, including making sure that relevant reporting and data are submitted.

Location: Adiarkay

Type of Role: Pharmacist 

Reports to: Health and Nutrition Coordinator 

Grade: C1

Closing Date: 01 July, 2024

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.

We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates. 

2024-07-02

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