Pharmaceutical Technologist Job in Kenya

Pharmaceutical Technologist

Scope Of Work

USAID Imarisha Jamii is a USAID Kenya and East Africa funded Activity that aims to increase the use of quality county-led health and social services in Turkana County, Kenya. It is an integrated health and social services program that focuses in areas of HIV; Family Planning, Reproductive, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (FP/RMNCAH); Nutrition; and Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) program. Reporting to the Health Supply Chain Officer, the Pharmaceutical Technologist is responsible for providing services based in a facility, mentorship, coaching and regular updates to service providers in the area pharmacy. Will be responsible for working closely with the service providers to ensure that the quality of services offered is sustained in the facility as defined by the MOH quality standards.

Key Responsibilities

 Receive, interpret and processing of prescriptions

 Counseling patients on Medication use and adherence

 Maintain accurately the pharmacy data base keeping it up-to date by daily real-time recording of prescriptions on ADT

 Conduct monthly ART commodities stock take, updating of Bin cards and filling of expiry tracking charts.

 Create pharmacy SOPs and ensure they are well utilized

 Prepare the monthly and quarterly reports for ART patient summary (F-MAPS) and ARVs consumption (F-CDRR)

 Document and report adverse drug interactions

 Use of DHIS and e-SCM for reporting commodities (Malaria, FP and ARVS)

 Use of data for decision making (monthly commodity and service data review)


 Diploma or bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical Technology/Pharmacy from a recognized Medical

Training College/University with 3-5 years relevant experience.

 Basic training on ART, Commodity Management.

 Experience in mentoring and supervision of other pharmacy staff on inventory management, rational use and quantification.

 The use of the ARV Dispensing tool (ADT) is an added advantage.

 At least 2 years’ experience in providing support for a busy ART program. 

How to Apply

Interested? Please send your CV with the title ‘Pharmaceutical Technologist’ to the email address The closing date will be Monday 20 November, 2023 and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.