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Thursday, September 7, 2017

2 Pharmacy Associates (Veterinary supplies) Job at Eloi pharm - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
2 Pharmacy Associates (Veterinary supplies)

Jobs at:
Eloi pharm (U) Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
11th September 2017 at 22:00 E.A.T

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
About Eloipharm (U) Ltd
Eloi pharm (U) Ltd is a private company, with its head office in Kampala, the Capital city of Uganda, East Africa.
Our vision at Eloipharm (U) Ltd is “to be the leading and preferred provider of quality community pharmacy services and dependable local manufacturer of essential medicines in Uganda.”

Our Overall Goal is “to contribute to the national development of Uganda through conduct of appropriate health care research, provision of consultancy and capacity building services, importation, exportation, distribution and manufacture of quality essential medicines.” The specific goals and objectives of the company are outlined under each of the priority areas of focus for the company’s strategic plan 2014- 2024.
Our Mission is “to provide unlimited access to high quality, affordable and efficient pharmaceutical services, health care products, health care research and consultancy services in Uganda.”

At Eloipharm, we are driven by seven key values and principles required of each staff member. These include “commitment, professionalism, integrity, honesty, accountability, empathy and being customer friendly.”
We are looking for dynamic, customer service orientated Professionals to work in our Agro-veterinary pharmacy section. Our state of the art Agro-veterinary pharmacy is open 7 days a week for our clients' needs. You will be working with a team of wonderful staff to perform your duties.

Job Title : Pharmacy Associate (Veterinary supplies) -- 2 Vacancies
Reports to : Pharmacy Manager
Duty station: Kampala
Job responsibilities:
Under supervision of the Company Pharmacist and with support of the Pharmacy manager, the job holder shall:

  • Assist clients to obtain medications for companion animal care.
  • Counsel and provide advice to animal owners/clients about veterinary drug administration, drug interactions, contraindications, safety and adverse effects.
  • Serve as liaison between animal owners and veterinarians concerning drug-related
  • Assist with pharmaceutical care research involving animal species.
  • Manage drug inventory and storage in the pharmacy.
  • Provide veterinary medication-related consultative services to clients.
  • Maintain compliance with laws governing dispensing for animals.
  • Fill and dispense human approved medicine for extra-label use in animals.
  • Adhere to statutes, regulations, and policies governing compounding for animals.
  • Assist to Prepare and compound medications for animals to aid compliance.
  • Monitor trends in controlled substance prescriptions at the pharmacy
  • Maintain references/formularies about veterinary and human drugs.
  • Perform other duties in line with the job as assigned by the supervisor
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Pharmacist (B.PHARM) or Veterinary surgeon (BVM) or Animal husbandry Officer (Diploma in Animal husbandry/Diploma in Animal production and management) from recognized training institution or Veterinary assistant from recognized veterinary training institute or Pharmacy Technician (Diploma in Pharmacy) with veterinary practice experience
  • Knowledge of common animal disease states/conditions.
  • Understanding of Common animal disease pathophysiology.
  • Knowledge of commons drugs used in veterinary practice.
  • Knowledge of standard abbreviations in Veterinary practice
  • Differences in animal pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.
  • Experience in Dispensing veterinary drugs, devices and equipment
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Basic computer skills – Microsoft office package
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prepare and compound medications for animals.
  • Knowledge of Pharmacology and therapeutics in animal species.
  • Counseling education for working with pet owners.
  • Experience in Dosing of animals. (e.g. allometric scaling)
  • Animal handling and routes of administration.
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send cover letter (indicate your salary expectation), copies of your academic qualifications and detailed CVs to:
The Director, Human Resources and Administration,
Eloipharm (U) Ltd,
P.O. Box 36766, Kampala-Uganda
By Email to:; Copy to:
Or Hand Deliver to: Kashaka Complex next to Yudesi Primary School, Along Gayaza Road Road, Kampala.
Deadline:11th September 2017 at 22:00 E.A.T