Nepal Health Sector Support Programme
Location: Kathmandu
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2021-03-05 Deadline: 2021-03-19
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Position: Pharmacist

Location: Kathmandu, Nepal

Reference: Nepal Health Sector Support Programme (NHSSP)

Contract type: Full time, fixed-term contract

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Closing date: Friday, 19 March, 2021

Nepal Health Sector Support Programme (NHSSP) is a technical assistance programme to the Government of Nepal’s Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), funded with UK Aid, designed to support the goals of Nepal Health Sector Strategy (2015/16 - 2020/21) and contribute to the MoHP’s efforts to provide quality health services leaving no-one behind. It is implemented by a consortium led by Options, with HERD International and Oxford Policy Management.

Options seeks a Pharmacist to provide technical assistance (TA) under the Leadership and Governance Thematic Area. The aim of this thematic area is to provide effective technical inputs to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) /DoHS to enable them to deliver against the objectives of NHSP 3, especially policy performance improved through better formulated and implemented policies across the spheres, with governance functions carried out efficiently, effectively, equitably and in a responsive manner.

The main responsibility of the Pharmacist is to build the technical capacities within the Management Division/Logistics Management Section of the MoHP, and provincial & local procurement entities to establish/strengthen procurement processes for pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical goods and services; ensure that these comply with the procedures of the Public Procurement Act and Regulations of Nepal and of other relevant regulatory authorities; and aim to make processes transparent and duty-bearers accountable.

Job Specification

To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • Minimum 8 - 10 years’ professional experience in procurement issues with a special focus on health products and pharmaceuticals

  • Specific experience in the policy development, procurement, project management of health-related products (including preparing technical specifications of medicines, processes, market knowledge, etc.)

  • Good understanding of pharmaceutical and drug-related laws and policies in Nepal and of the regional market

  • Knowledge and experience on GMP and quality assurance of pharmaceutical items

  • Knowledge of supply chain management

  • Skills and attributes

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Self-starter, able to work independently or as part of a team

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Excellent planning and organising skills

  • Ability to make and articulate clear decisions

  • Strong internal and external communication and facilitation skills

  • Ability to collaborate and be a team worker

  • Excellent negotiation abilities

  • Willingness to travel within Nepal

  • Commitment to equal opportunities

  • Fluency in written and spoken English

  • The right to work in Nepal

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Organization Summary

The UK government is supporting Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) for the implementation of the Nepal Health Sector Programme 3 between April 2017 and December 2022, through the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). The aim of this programme is to support the delivery of the Nepal Health Sector Strategy (NHSS), 2015-2022 of the MoHP. The programme builds on the success and learning from the Nepal Health Sector Programme – 2 (2010-2015), and Health Transition and Recovery Programme (July 2016 to March 2017) which supported restoration of health services in the areas affected by the devastating April 2015 earthquake.
Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Organization Size 1-10
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