Clinical Pharmacist (Oncology) Job in Kenya

Requirements for Appointment

  • For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • At least seven (7) years’ experience, three (3) of which must have been at senior management level in either Public or Private Sector;
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharm) degree or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board;
  • Master’s degree in any of the following: Pharmaceutical Policy Analysis and Formulation, Pharmacognosy and Complementary Medicine, Toxicology, Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmacovigilance and Pharmaco-epidemiology, Medicines Supplies Management, Medicines Regulation, Narcotic and Psychotropic Substances Control, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Tropical and Infectious Diseases, Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Industrial Pharmacy, Health Systems Management, Pharmaceutical Care, Health Informatics, Health Economics, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Medical statistics, Drug Design and Development, Clinical trials, Quality Assurance, Radio pharmacy, Public Health, Microbiology or Molecular Pharmacology from an institution recognized by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board;
  • Certificate of Registration by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board;
  • Valid practicing license from Pharmacy and Poisons Board;
  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
  • Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:
  • Coordinating pharmaceutical services in a health facility;
  • Coordinating Medicine and Therapeutics committee activities in a health facility;
  • Developing and reviewing standard operating procedures for all pharmaceutical services in the facility;
  • Providing continuous professional development education to pharmacists;
  • Evaluating appropriateness of donated medical supplies;
  • Maintaining pharmaceutical inventories;
  • Participating in facility management committees;
  • Providing medicinal information in preparation of patient drug management therapies;
  • Coordinating preparation of annual work plans and ensuring they are adhered to; and
  • Coordinating capacity building and deployment of pharmaceutical personnel.

How To Apply

Each application should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents. 

Applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope with the position applied for clearly marked on the left side and either hand delivered to the reception desk at the Kitui CPSB offices on Prisons Road, Kitui Town or posted to the following address:

The Board Secretary,

Kitui County Public Service Board,

P.O. Box 33-90200, Kitui.

Important information to all applicants

  • Applications should reach the Secretary, County Public Service Board on or before Thursday 11th July, 2024;
  • Only shortlisted and successful applicants will be contacted;
  • Shortlisted candidates MUST meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity and will be required to produce clearance/compliance certificates from the following agencies:
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    • Higher Education Loans Board
    • Kenya Revenue Authority
    • Credit Reference Bureau
    • Directorate of Criminal Investigation
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce originals of their National Identity cards, birth certificates, academic and professional certificates, transcripts and testimonials during the interviews;
  • It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents;
  • Serving officers shall be required to avail original letters of appointment and/or promotion, where applicable, to the current substantive posts during the interviews; and
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

Interested and qualified? Go to County Government of Kitui on to apply