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Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 21 million people in 2018 alone.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Pharmacy Supervisor

Location: Potiskum, Yobe
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Programmes – Nutrition and Health
Experience Level: Manager
Reporting to: Nutrition and Health Programme Manager
Proposed Start Date: June 2022

Job Description

  • Action Against Hunger is currently looking to fill the role of Pharmacy Supervisor  who will be responsible for the co-ordination of all the program medical supply logistics, including the implementation of activities in line with AAH and donor policies for medical procurement, drug management, warehousing, supply and stock management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with program team to amend drug and stock quotas on a weekly basis to prevent exceptional ordering;
  • Observe trends in drug consumption and timely alert the clinical health officer when supplies need to be replenished;
  • Ensure all HeRoN commodities in the warehouse and health facilities are monitored against expiry date;
  • Plan pharmacy supervision plan and validate from the Nutrition and Health PM;
  • Access capacity building gaps and plan trainings and on-job training for health facility staff;
  • Establish the monthly consumption and trucking tools to monitor the drug consumption at supported health facilities;
  • Record any medical item entry and exit in stock cards on weekly basis;
  • Ensure LMCU is accountable on all the commodities distributed through the units;
  • Liaise with the state LMCU to ensure flow of communication between LLMCU and the state LMCU and strengthen the pathway.
  • Design pharmacy activity in relation to the consortium.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy;
  • Over three years of experience in pharmaceutical and medical stock management;
  • Must be registered with the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Hausa language;
  • Strong work ethic: punctuality, responsibility and flexibility;
  • Strong sense of organisation and attention to details;
  • Capacity to work in a team;
  • High level of motivation;
  • Working knowledge of MS Office;
  • Work experience in humanitarian settings and international NGO will be an added advantage;
  • Experience in pharmacy supply for health and nutrition program;
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy;
  • Experience in training Ministry of Health staff.

Starting Gross Basic Salary & Other Benefits

  • N366,604 per month (excluding other benefits).
  • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, free and direct access to Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.

Application Closing Date
19th May, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.
  • Action Against Hunger provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
  • This is an emergency recruitment and we are looking to fill this role as soon as possible. Candidates available to start immediately are highly preferred.
  • Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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