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Job Vacancy: Pharmacy Technician Grade II – TGHS D (10 positions available)

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Position Title: Pharmacy Technician Grade II – TGHS D (10 positions available)

Job Summary:

We are seeking ten qualified candidates for the position of Pharmacy Technician Grade II at TGHS D. The successful applicants should have a minimum of Form IV/VI certificate or Diploma in Pharmacy from a government-recognized institution, as well as a one-year internship training registered with the Pharmacy Council.

Key Responsibilities:

– Identify the annual pharmaceutical and medical supply needs of the facility and prepare a budget.

– Order, purchase, store, and distribute drugs and medical supplies.

– Maintain records of drugs.

– Prepare a Hospital Formulary list of drugs for use at the facility.

– Dispense drugs and medical supplies to patients.

– Supervise the proper use of drugs.

– Compound medications for use at the facility.

– Inspect private sector pharmacies.

– Provide information on adverse drug reactions.

– Educate subordinates, other healthcare workers, and the community on the proper use of drugs.

– Oversee the implementation of the National Drug Policy at the facility.

– Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor related to education, experience, and skills.


– Minimum of Form IV/VI certificate or Diploma in Pharmacy from a government-recognized institution.

– Registered with the Pharmacy Council.

– One year of internship training.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their applications including a detailed CV, certified copies of academic certificates, and contact information for three referees to the address below:

 Instructions for applicants:

i. Applicants who will be selected will be assigned to work in areas with a severe shortage of health professionals, and there will be no changing of stations once they have been appointed. The areas are as follows: Regional Referral Hospitals in (1) Kigoma; (2) Katavi; (3) Sumbawanga; (4) Songwe; (5) Njombe; (6) Ruvuma; (7) Mtwara; (8) Lindi; (9) Simiyu; (10) Geita; (11) Shinyanga; (12) Tabora; (13) Singida; (14) Manyara; and (15) Mara; Zonal Hospitals, Chato and Mtwara Hospitals for Infectious Diseases, and Health Training Institutions. Therefore, applicants should be prepared to be assigned to the areas specified above.

ii. Applicants who are not willing to go to the above-mentioned areas are advised not to apply.

iii. Students currently studying are not allowed to apply for these job positions.

iv. The applicant should choose three (3) areas that they would prefer to be assigned to if selected.

v. An applicant who intends to go and teach in Health Training Institutions should specify that in their application letter.

vi. Copies of all certificates must be certified by the Court or a Lawyer.

vii. Applicants who volunteer in various Regional/Zonal Referral Hospitals should be provided with a letter from the Medical Officer in Charge of the respective hospital to confirm their volunteering.

viii. Applicants with disabilities and the qualifications specified in this announcement should also apply through the system. In addition, their applications should indicate the type of disability they have and attach a photo and a doctor’s confirmation from a government hospital.

ix. Applications submitted by post or brought directly to the Ministry of Health will not be considered. Applicants should also be aware that once they have been assigned to a station, they are not allowed to move or change stations for a period of not less than five years.

b. General qualifications for an applicant:

i. Must be a Tanzanian citizen.

ii. Must be between 18 and 45 years of age.

iii. Must not be an employee of the government or an employee of religious organizations’ hospitals whose salary is paid by the government.

iv. An applicant who has previously worked in the government and has a cheque number must follow the procedure for requesting permission to return to public service and continue to use the Cheque Number after leaving employment as stipulated in Circular No. CCB.228/271/01 dated August 7, 2012.

v. The applicant must have the qualifications and expertise according to the Service Development Circular No. 1 of 2009 for the cadres under the Ministry of Health as specified above.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.


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