Pharmacy Technician - Somalia UN Job (South African Citizens)

Recruiter: Military Civilian
Location: Somalia
Tracking Code: 6761-120

Job Description

The UN Level 1+ medical facility at the UNSOS camp located within the Mogadishu International Airport (MIA) was established in 2012 with the objective of providing emergency medical care as well as primary care for the UN international personnel who were deployed into Mogadishu, initially, and now to all the AMISOM sector hubs across Somalia. The facility has been supporting UNSOS and UNSOM Personnel. In addition, UNSOS has made the facility available to international personnel from other UN-Entities, Diplomatic Missions and UNSOS contracted vendors, and their respective personnel on a cost recovery basis. CHSi is seeking medical personnel and healthcare providers to support this very important UN mission in Somalia.

Services to include:

Emergency Surgical
10-bed inpatient capability, expand to 20
Imaging services

All services shall be provided in accordance with established standards, principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations, and the high-quality standard for which CHS is recognized.

Positions is notional, contingent upon contract award.

Required Skills

Diploma in Pharmacy
Minimum of 3 Years’ experience in hospital setting
Fluency in English

Note: CHS will provide institutional malpractice insurance as well as individual malpractice policies for all the General Medical Officers


Receive written prescription or refill requests and verify that information is complete and accurate.
Maintain proper storage and security conditions for drugs.
Answer telephones, responding to questions or requests.
Fill bottles with prescribed medications and type and affix labels.
Assist customers by answering simple questions, locating items or referring them to the pharmacist for medication information.
Dispenses prescription drugs and other health care products to patients.
Price and file prescriptions that have been filled.
Clean, and help maintain, equipment and work areas, and sterilize glassware according to prescribed methods.
Establish and maintain patient profiles, including lists of medications taken by individual patients.
Order, label, and count stock of medications, chemicals, and supplies, and enter inventory data into computer.
Document care delivered.
Attends and participates in a variety of meetings.
Assists with the managing of day to day activities and prioritizing tasks.
Operates personal computer to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software.
Complies with all applicable CHS standards and guidelines.
Maintains the highest regard for patient dignity and observe the precepts of the American Hospital Associations Bill of Rights for patients.
Other duties as assigned.

Must have a current passport.
Must sign a CHS Foreign Service Agreement (FSA) and is bound to the terms and conditions of the FSA.
Will be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English. Ability to speak French is desirable.
Work hours are based on an 84 hr. work week; typically seven (7), 12 hour days but other variations may apply.


Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance CHS Medical Readiness Guidelines and Policies and/or as dictated by the Client.

No conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment; including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning, lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger.

Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment; travel in Somalia is required by surface or air.

Position Type


Employment Type

Full time Regular

How To Apply:
Please send resume to with job title and location in the subject line