Pharmacy Specialist

Howard University Global Initiative Nigeria (HUGIN)

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Howard University Global Initiative Nigeria (HUGIN) - Under the auspices of the Strengthening integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services project whose objective is to reduce the burden of HIV/AIDS in targeted areas of Nigeria through strengthened delivery of high quality comprehensive HIV/AIDS services that are sustainable for long-term, Howard University provides technical leadership in strengthening pharmacy systems and pharmacists’ capacity to provide high quality HIV/AIDS, STI, and TB pharmacy services both at the health facility and the community.


Job Description

The Pharmacy Specialist will provide technical and programmatic support in strengthening pharmacy systems and building pharmacists’ capacity on Pharmacy Best Practices including inventory management and pharmaceutical care in Anti-retroviral therapy (ART), Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS (PMTCT). Tuberculosis (TB) and related services.

S/he will support capacity building of the pharmacy to provide high quality services in these areas within supported health facilities and the community.


Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • B. Pharm/Pharm D and at least 5 years relevant experience in HIV/AIDS With international pharmacy development programs: or B. Pharm plus M.Sc/MPH in Public Health or related field, and at least 2 years relevant experience in HIV/AIDS with international development programs AND registration as a Pharmacist with the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria.

Job Circumstances

  • The job involves at least 30% local travel at short notice.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to extend working hours to meet deadlines and at short notice
  • Ability to function effectively in multi-disciplinary teams to produce excellent results under pressure
  • Ability to use key computing applications e g MS Office Suite etc and knowledge of different database (DHIS or LAMIS) is a plus.
  • Remuneration
  • Howard University Global Initiative Nigeria, has a competitive compensation package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Howard University Global Initiative Nigeria (HUGIN)

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)


Cross River


Healthcare / Pharmaceutical

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years