Pharmacist at Tanzania Red Cross Society

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Job Overview

Tanzania Red Cross Society

The Tanzania Red Cross Society is a voluntary humanitarian organization established as an independent National Society (NS) by an Act of Parliament No. 71 of December 1962 amended by Parliament of Tanzania 2019. It is mandated to play specific voluntary humanitarian roles during disasters/emergencies, and peacetime as an auxiliary organ to the public authorities. Tanzania Red Cross Society was recognised and admitted to the membership of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in 1963. The TRCS Headquarters office are located in Dar es Salaam.


TRCS is the largest and most dependable local partner in delivering humanitarian services in Tanzania. The TRCS has an active network in all regions in Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar. Around 40% are women of more than 35,000 active volunteers. Most importantly, because of its credibility, Tanzania Red Cross Society receives supports from a broad range of partners including the IFRC, the ICRC, the American Red Cross, the Spanish Red Cross, the Belgian Red CrossFlanders, the French Red Cross, the Italian Red Cross, the China Red Cross and the Korean Red Cross. Other partners are UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP and UNFPA, the EU, USAID, CDC, BPRM, PACT and Pathfinder International


Reports to : Health Coordinator
Duty Station : Nyarugusu Refugees Camp (Kigoma, Kasulu DC)
Key Duties/Responsibilities:

Not above 45Years.
Keep drug records
Issue medicine and medical supplies to patients
Ensure proper use of medicine
Compound drugs for hospital use
Report adverse drug reaction
A Secretary to the Hospital Therapeutic Committee
Identify annual medical equipment and medicine requirement and prepare budget for it
Verify drug quality, safety and effectiveness
Request, store and distribute medical supplies
Perform scientific research and use the findings to improve dispensing and use at the hospital
To perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Qualifications, Experience & Skills required:

Holder of Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy from a recognized institution
Successful completion of one-year internship
Registered by Tanzania Pharmacy Council
Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Power point
A minimum of two (2) years working experience


If you meet the criteria given above and are interested in the vacancies, please send an application letter, updated CV and certificates combined as one PDF to Secretary General, Tanzania Red Cross Society, P. O. Box 1133, Dar Es Salaam by filling the following online online form – (Copy this link and paste on your browser). Direct application through mail or hand delivery will not be accepted

When filling the form clearly mention the job position that you are applying for as it appears in this advertisement. Your application must be received by 16.00 hours of 4th September 2022. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.



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