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Posted : 23 January, 2020
Category : PARAMEDICAL   Location : Bamenda
Job type : Full Time

Doctors Without Borders is an international non-governmental medical association providing assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict irrespective of race, religion, creed or political convictions. We observe neutrality and impartiality in the name of universal medical ethics and the right to humanitarian assistance and claim full and unhindered freedom in the exercise of our functions.


Related with our activities we are looking for a Pharmacy Storekeeper


Working locations: Based in Bamenda, North West Region

Type of contract: CDD                                                                                            

Salary: According to the organisation´s Salary Grid.

Main Purpose

Execute the pharmacy/medical warehouse storing activities in order to keep pharmacy stock above security level and following recommended conditions (temperature, humidity, etc.) under the supervision of the Medical Warehouse (for OCA) or Pharmacy Supervisor, and in collaboration with the logistics team.

Principal Tasks

·                  Supervising material orders and dispatching in order to ensure rational use.

·         Receiving orders and deliveries, identifying potential disparities against cargo manifest or others and reporting them, and stores materials in accordance with the system in force, in order to ensure continuous availability. It includes:

·         Ensuring good storage conditions of all medical items in the pharmacy in accordance with pharmaceutical standards in order to ensure continuous availability.

·         Ensuring correct fill in entries on the stock cards and software.

·         Carrying out or participating in regular inventories including EPREP stock.

·         Following up stock levels with regards to alarms thresholds, stock out, expiry dates and drugs to expire in the following 6 months.

·         Preparing orders of the different consumption units (departments, wards, others), ensuring proper packaging and dispatching and reporting any anomalies or changes in consumption patterns to the Pharmacy Supervisor. Informing Pharmacy Supervisor as soon as stock reaches alert limit.

·         Controlling warehouse facilities in order to ensure materials are kept in good keeping conditions, it includes:

·         e.g. Monitoring temperature in the warehouse and ensuring that products requiring cold chain are suitably stored and transports received, stored, and prepared and transported appropriately according to MSF Supply and Cold Chain protocols.

·         Ensuring cleanliness of premises (stock pharmacy) and in close collaboration with the logistics department, maintaining refrigerating equipment.




·         Controlling warehouse limited access to authorized personnel and ensuring doors and other exits are secured. Immediately informing the line manager of any problems arising in the course of the work, particularly with regards to damage, loss, attempted break-ins or theft in the warehouse.

·         Ensuring that items to be quarantined (on-going quality alerts) or to be placed in quarantine zone (batch recalls, expired or damaged items) are removed from the stock and safely locked.

·         Following up stock levels with regards to alarms thresholds, stock out, expiry dates and drugs to expire in the following 6 months. Preparing reports and sending them to the supervisor.



Required Qualifications

·         Essential, secondary school. Desirable, medical related studies.

·         Essential previous experience of at least 2 years in similar or relevant positions.

·         Desirable previous experience in MSF or other NGOs in developing countries

·         English language and Pidgin English are essential languages

·         Competences: Results and quality orientation; teamwork and cooperation; Behavioural flexibility; Commitment to DWB principles; Stress Management; and Service Orientation.


All applications in ENGLISH (CV, cover letter, diplomas, working certificates, telephone number, etc.) must be sent by email to the following address: msfocb-cameroon-recruitment@brussels.msf.org  mentioning on the subject: Pharmacy Storekeeper or NW.SK22012020 or else be submitted in a sealed envelope at the Bamenda Office: Opposite Sacred Heart College, Mankon; Bamenda II Sub-division, Mezam District) Ref: Pharmacy Storekeeper for the attention of Doctors Without Borders.

Deadline for the reception of applications:  Tuesday 4th February 2020


NB: writing tests and interviews will be done in our offices after the selection of the applications. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.