KEMRI Pharmaceutical Technologist – Jobs in Kenya

Qualifications
Must possess a Diploma in pharmaceutical technology
Registered with the pharmacy and poison board
Two years working experience as registered Pharmaceutical technologist

Duties and Responsibilities
Administer respective Case Report Forms (CRFs)
Carrying out QA/QC of study CRFs and source docs and resolve queries that may arise.
Ensure prescription drugs are available for dispensing to participants
Maintaining pharmacy temperature and humidity logs
Generation and review of pharmacy SOP’s and ensuring adherence to the same
Counseling participants on adherence to study products
Participants Randomization process in liaison with the data and clinic teams.
Maintain the pharmacy database and keeping it up to date.
Ensuring accurate and timely records of dispensed drugs and study products on the pharmacy logs and in the
accountability logs and Database.
Processing shipment documentation of study products and track study product shipment from source to site.
Processing study products destruction documents and taking part in actual destruction process.
Enhancing communication between pharmacy and local PPB and coordinating center.
Management of regulatory affairs regarding pharmacy and the study.
Training other staff on pharmacy protocol based procedures.
Custodian of the study products
Perform projection and orders of the required drugs in liaison with the study clinicians and account for their use
Perform stock checks and share out to the prescriber.
Prepare and dispense prescribed medications and pharmaceutical preparations according to participants’ prescription.
Provide advice for non-prescription medications.
Monitor drugs and other medical supplies levels and initiate the procurement process.
Take inventory and track medication and supply orders as well as expiries. Keep records of all drug
stocks ordered, drugs issued to clients and stocks remaining
Arrange pharmacy stocks per pharmacy-based practice.
Establish and maintain good relationships with participants to foster study retention.

Experience
Two years working experience as registered Pharmaceutical technologist
Extensive prior experience in clinical research
Experience in busy vaccine or drug clinical trials
Good Clinical Practice training/Human Subjects Protection training
At least one (1) year Clinical research experience is an added advantage

Other Required Skill
Commitment to integrity and high quality performance
Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
Keen and attentive to detail
Ability to follow instructions and procedures
Articulate in both verbal and written communication in English and Swahili.
Counselling skills
Good track of record keeping
Some store keeping skills
Computer literacy
How to apply

All applicants must meet each selection criteria detailed in the minimum requirements.
Must include a current CV with names of at least three referees.
Must include copies of academic and professional certificates.

A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of documents listed above should be sent to: hrrctp@kemri-rctp.org not later than 26th August, 2022

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